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RTD columnist suggests renaming Boulevard for Arthur Ashe

Columnist Michael Paul Williams says the city should consider renaming the thoroughfare for the Richmond tennis legend.

RTD calls Scott’s Addition ‘Richmond’s hottest spot’

The once sleepy, industrial neighborhood is on fire as new residents, breweries, and restaurants move in with a vengeance.

Food News: The end of an era in the Fan, and RVA’s storied restaurant scene

This week: It’s the end of an era–and a new beginning–at Commercial Taphouse in the Fan. Plus, The Luncheonette opened this week, and we’ve got some interesting–and intricate–stories of how a few of our fair city’s latest establishments came to be.

Food News: Southern Season opens, Carytown Burgers expands, and ten local dishes to die for

This week: Long-awaited upscale grocer Southern Season opened today at Libbie Mill, two restaurant empires expand, Style Weekly questions whether the region’s craft brewery bubble is about to pop, and much more.

Raising Richmond: Carrying the Banner

Why I brought the newspaper back home.

RVA small businesses get TILTED

RVA small business owners will gather later this month to talk shop…just don’t call it a conference.

Media General lays off 75 employees

Two months ago, Media General sold over 60 of its newspapers. Now the company will conduct employee layoffs.

Richmonders peeved about property tax payments

Many in town are miffed at the quick turnaround time that’s required of them to pay the City’s property tax bill–just two weeks. With totals reaching the hundreds of dollars in some instances, many are concerned about the minimal time provided by the city to come up with that money. From the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Interim […]

Times-Dispatch parent considers sale as loan clock ticks

This story first appeared on, Richmond’s leading source for business news. Richmond-based Media General, the parent company of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, said Wednesday that it is considering selling some of its newspapers. The company said in a news release that it had been contacted by potential buyers but did not say which properties were […]

UPDATE: Over 1,000 protest for women’s rights outside of Capitol today

Over 1,000 people lined the walkways outside the Capitol this afternoon in a silent protest against several pieces of legislation making their way through the General Assembly that would strip women of reproductive rights.