This article originally appeared in RVA Magazine on 7/17/17. Archives are here, here and here. Jake Crocker has been a small business owner in Richmond for years, and currently owns three restaurants (Uptown Market & Deli, F.W. Sullivan’s and Lady N’awlins) in the city. Now, however, he is venturing out to try something new: he is running as a Libertarian candidate for… Continue reading RESTAURATEUR RUNS FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES AS LIBERTARIAN
This article originally appeared in RVA Magazine on 7/12/17. It is archived here, here and here. A California-based grocery delivery service is now providing RVA residents with a fast, convenient service for their favorite local retailers. Instacart, an online food delivery service recently announced its plans to expand to Richmond starting July 12. The service will allow customers… Continue reading ONLINE GROCERY DELIVERY SERVICE INSTACART EXPANDS TO RICHMOND
This article originally appeared in RVA Magazine on 7/10/17. An archive can be found here. Virginia Comicon held its annual convention at the VCU Commons this past weekend, which hosted a crowd of over 640 attendees. Celebrity guests included Austin St. John and Walter Jones (the Red and Black Rangers from Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers), Richmond institution GWAR, and… Continue reading VIRGINIA COMICON: FROM POWER RANGERS TO GWAR AND EVERYTHING IN-BETWEEN
My work in this internship at RVA Magazine has largely been influenced by many of my studies at Longwood. However, I have found that in my work I primarily draw on the lessons that I learned in my media and society, American government and politics and introduction to media writing classes. I took my media… Continue reading COMM 492 Journal #4
The Prince William County School Board has added a gender identity and sexual orientation clause to its nondiscrimination policy according to The Washington Blade, who reported the proposal was approved in a 5-3 vote last week.
The new sketch comedy group “Discount Tuna” has been on the scene for just under a year, but their work is already being recognized for their hilarious efforts. On Tuesday, June 27 and Wednesday, June 28, the comedy troupe will partner with Richmond’s Coalition Theater for two special performances. And just to spice things up these original shows will not only involve audience participation, but also feature explicit content.
This year marks around the 100th anniversary of Prohibition, also known as the Temperance Movement. Prohibition was an early 1900s social movement against alcohol and the Library of Virginia (LVA) is hosting a new exhibit called, Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled on the events surrounding this very sober timeframe in Virginia’s history.