October 2013

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29 Oct 2013

VMFA to open off-site holiday shop

Video story by Paola Chavez RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will open their first off-site retail shop in the Stony Park Fashion Park just in time for the holidays. The VMFA’s museum shop manager Michael Guajardo says that many of the VMFA’s best sellers will be found at the holiday shop. […]

21 Oct 2013

Redskins training center to be used for youth recreation events

Since football season has started and the Washington Redskins have left the Bon Secours Training Center, many in Richmond were left wondering what would happen to the facility.

19 Oct 2013

Confederate flag flown over I-95 raises controversy

Virginia Flaggers, a group of southerners who show pride for their heritage, have found a new spot to fly their Confederate flag. The 50-foot tall flag, which was raised Sept. 29 after a ceremony, can now be seen above I-95 near Chester.

19 Oct 2013

Businesses reduce holiday hires due to economy

Due to slumping holiday sales, many Richmond area businesses will not be hiring as much temporary help for the holiday season as in previous years.

19 Oct 2013

Institute of Contemporary Art to replace historic Anderson Gallery

The historic Anderson Gallery, located on W. Franklin St. in Richmond, will close its doors to make way for the new Institute of Contemporary Art.

19 Oct 2013

Richmond native debuts feature film about life in the inner city

Filmmaker Patrick “Praheme” Ricks grew up in Jackson Ward in the early 90s, when crime was at its highest in Richmond. To draw attention to the struggles and street violence youth encounter while living in the inner city, Ricks co-produced and directed his first film, Troop 491: Adventures of the Muddy Lions. The film debuted at Criterion Cinemas at Movieland.

09 Oct 2013

Watch VCU InSight for Oct. 4

Interview with Libertarian Va. gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis, the expanded VCU trauma center, healthier options in vending machines, the Olympics in Richmond, a racial protest creates a task force, the Byrd Theater needs new air conditioning and matching senior pets and adults.

04 Oct 2013

Local SPCA pairs senior citizens with pets

The Richmond SPCA’s Seniors for Seniors Adoption Program offers a $50 reduced adoption fee to any senior who is interested in adopting a dog or cat.

04 Oct 2013

Historic Byrd Theater needs new air conditioning

Before taking tickets and popping popcorn, the historic Byrd Theater, located in Carytown, has to have air conditioning.

04 Oct 2013

Local high school creates multicultural task force after protests

A protest led by Hispanic students of Huguenot High School moved school administrators to create a multicultural task force.