Shockoe Bottom

The city is moving forward with the commemoration of the Lumpkin’s Jail site, Mayor Dwight C. Jones told a crowd of several hundred onlookers gathered in Shockoe Bottom on Monday morning for a kickoff ceremony. more

Oct 10, 2016 6:15 PM News

The Mediterranean- and Iberian Peninsula-focused restaurant shuttered on Tuesday in Shockoe Bottom. more

Sep 30, 2016 12:14 PM Food News & Trends

Y&H Mercantile returns to Richmond in a new Shockoe Bottom location. more

Sep 8, 2016 4:15 PM Shopping & Style

As Pizza Tonight Restaurant & Bar learned, quite a bit. Here's why the restaurant is changing its name in June. more

Apr 29, 2016 3:36 PM Food News & Trends

A haven for vintage clothing lovers and Marilyn Monroe admirers, Pinup-ish brings classic glamour to Shockoe Bottom more

Apr 14, 2016 3:04 PM Shopping & Style

‘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

If Venture Richmond’s Jack Berry wants to be mayor, he should start channeling Nina Abady. more

Jan 28, 2016 10:30 AM Field Notes: 2016 Elections 1 Comments

Richmonders want a physical site that recognizes the city’s long overlooked role in the domestic slave trade and its implications. But when and where will they finally receive it? more

Jan 26, 2016 12:29 PM Features

Organizers of the “Richmond Speaks” series published a 72-page “Key Findings” report, marking the end of a four-month-long public engagement period for the highly anticipated $13 million project at the Lumpkin’s Jail site. more

Jan 25, 2016 12:00 PM News

How saving old buildings and places moves us into the future more

Jan 3, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story

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Speakers at a Thursday afternoon press conference, organized by the Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality, touted an alternative proposal to memorialize Shockoe Bottom’s slave-trading history that expands beyond the Lumpkin’s Jail site. more

Dec 10, 2015 3:30 PM News

A new report compiles input from the "Richmond Speaks" community meeting series held in September and October on the future of the Lumpkin's Jail site in Shockoe Bottom. more

Dec 7, 2015 12:30 PM News


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Seasonal cocktails! Roasted meat by a fire! Ugly sweater parties! Deck the halls with delicious fare because the holiday stretch has brought us new restaurants, festive events and more. more

Dec 3, 2015 4:00 PM Food News & Trends


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Kitchen on Cary's coffee and wine dinner mixed coffee with wine with farm-to-table fare for one delicious evening with its new chef. more

Nov 6, 2015 4:00 PM Food News & Trends

The election to succeed Mayor Dwight C. Jones is a year from now. Is it too soon to start speculating on who might replace him? Of course not. more

Nov 3, 2015 10:40 AM NEWS & FEATURES 1 Comments


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This week's Food News is full, and you will be, too, once you try these new restaurants and hit up the weekend's many (many!) events. We've got restaurateurs making moves, new spots on the horizon, how to pair Halloween candy with wine and more. more

Oct 22, 2015 3:00 PM Food News & Trends


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How do you feel about oysters? What about Oktoberfest? You're for 'em? Good, because oyster/Oktoberfest Groundhog Day is headed our way, along with new restaurants, bakeries, big beer news and more. We hope you brought your appetite. more

Oct 15, 2015 3:20 PM Food News & Trends

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Photo by Stephanie Breijo

Shockoe Bottom's new French-inspired bakery opens next week. more

Oct 15, 2015 11:00 AM Food News & Trends

Doug Wilder

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Ahead of a VCU and VUU-hosted symposium on race, the former Governor weighs in on the Black Lives Matter movement, his plans for a national slavery museum, and the city's 2016 mayoral race. more

Oct 15, 2015 2:30 AM News

The city has grand — and expensive — plans for the Main Street Station train shed, but the details are fuzzy more

Aug 19, 2015 3:54 PM News 3 Comments

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