Jackson Ward

Through a series of murals, the U.N.I.T.Y. Street Project teaches lessons on Jackson Ward’s legacy. more

Sep 30, 2016 9:55 AM Arts

Work on a statue honoring trailblazer Maggie Walker gets underway downtown. more

Sep 29, 2016 6:10 PM News

The Cauldron of Jackson Ward Series (Part 2 of 3): As Richmond’s most prominent black lodge, the Eggleston Hotel was a refuge for African-American travelers. Now, a new Jackson Ward development will ensure that its legacy lives on. more

Aug 29, 2016 10:25 AM Features

Happy weekend, folks! We've got a slew of new restaurants, a brewery on the way, fond remembrances, some biscuit know-how and more than a couple great events. Dig in. more

Aug 12, 2016 11:55 AM Food News & Trends

A brief history of public housing in Richmond more

Jul 28, 2016 10:34 AM Features

Singer Tony Jackson got hooked on Nashville while living in Spain more

Jul 22, 2016 10:45 AM Music

New restaurant Antler & Fin to transition to another new restaurant, Boka Tavern, this month. more

Jul 5, 2016 1:28 PM Food News & Trends

The Cauldron of Jackson Ward Series (Part 1 of 3): From his father’s storefront, civil rights activist James E. Jackson Jr. saw the plight of exploited black workers and his community’s stand against racism — both touchstones for his life’s work. more

Jun 28, 2016 12:46 PM Features

Photographer Alexis Courtney puts down roots in Richmond more

May 24, 2016 11:36 AM House Tours

Jackson Ward's new restaurant on Broad Street is rugged, refined more

May 19, 2016 1:42 PM Food News & Trends

The Ward's revival: One of Richmond’s oldest neighborhoods is once again getting the respect it deserves more

May 18, 2016 2:04 PM NEWS & FEATURES

An author and filmmaker’s latest offering is fueled by a passion for Jackson Ward’s complex history more

May 16, 2016 1:50 PM Stage & Screen

"Mercy Street" actor L. Scott Caldwell cleans up historic African-American graveyard Evergreen Cemetery and searches out a special story. more

May 9, 2016 1:44 PM Arts

The Richmond Symphony’s big tent will travel to Church Hill and Jackson Ward this month for the RVA East End Festival and the Celebrate Jackson Ward Festival more

May 2, 2016 1:25 PM Datebook

The long-awaited opening of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia is finally set. more

Apr 6, 2016 10:00 AM News

Planned as a three-day festival in May, "Celebrate Jackson Ward: Past, Present and Future” aims to unify the community and bolster the historic neighborhood's resurgence through the power of art. more

Feb 25, 2016 6:05 PM Datebook

The city will unveil on Saturday morning an initial conceptual plan for the Maggie Walker memorial monument and plaza that does not include the live oak tree at the Jackson Ward site. more

Feb 19, 2016 11:30 AM News 1 Comments

‘At the end of the day, it has to be about the entire city’ more

Feb 7, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story 4 Comments


Photo by John Henley

The anticipated late-January opening of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia comes and goes. more

Feb 1, 2016 3:00 PM News

A standing room only crowd of more than 250 showed up to the Richmond Public Library Tuesday night to have a say in the design of a memorial for African-American businesswoman Maggie Walker. more

Jan 12, 2016 9:00 PM News 1 Comments

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