An old Richmond church uses new tactics in inviting the community to seek what they need. Read more

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Gallery5's happy hour event series brings together experts and citizens to consider issues affecting the community. Read more


Finding the right social fit is the key to happiness in a senior-living community. Read more


Can we cast aside the old narrative of white supremacy and tell a more inclusive version? Read more


A new book delivers a look at the history of Richmond’s first planned community. Read more


As the city’s food world struggles to find staffers to cook, serve, bake and brew, targeted programs look to provide relief. Read more

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How Richmond can act to reduce violence in 2018 Read more


The latest installment of the Community Justice Film Series begins with a free screening of “America Divided: A House Divided," exploring the country's housing divide. Read more


A private-pay community in Varina is home to adults with special needs. Read more


City, county and community meetings are a serious sport for this band of die-hard watchdogs, advocates and volunteers-turned-elected officials. Read more

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From the halls of John B. Cary to the White House and beyond, Melody Barnes returns home to a city on the rise — and sees opportunity for all. Read more

Sunday Story

When it’s time to take a break from social media and engage in real life, here are some new groups that will help you connect beyond the screen. Read more


Through the Couchsurfing website, Richmonders play host to strangers, just for the good company. Read more


After 50 years, the ideals behind Central Virginia’s Twin Oaks community still possess a powerful pull. Read more

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Josie Kinkade recalls life in the commune she and her mother helped to establish during the ‘Summer of Love.’ Read more

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On Dec. 7, nearly 200 Richmonders came together for one purpose: to listen, learn and grow through honest dialogue about race. Read more


A community-focused soul food festival's inaugural celebration kicks off at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery this month. Read more

Food News & Trends

When it seemed that all hope was lost for revitalizing the once popular Falling Creek Farms Pool, a handful of volunteers dove in headfirst and proved that determination and a tight knit community can work wonders. Read more

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Come share a meal and have that conversation with others who don't share your experience. Read more


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