James River

Proposals often resurface to rehabilitate the remainder of the James River and Kanawha Canal. Read more


The Richmond Marine Terminal has generated explosive growth over the past decade. Read more


Getting up close and personal with the James elicits a new appreciation for the river. Read more

Sunday Story

With community input, the James River Park System is creating a master plan to protect Richmond’s urban wilderness and better serve a growing population of visitors. Read more

Sunday Story

With the James River as a backyard, Stratford Hills residents enjoy an abundance of recreational amenities. Read more

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With fewer possessions and help from design pros, Ellen and Larry Campbell trade yardwork for recreation in their modern condo overlooking the James River. Read more

House Tours

Newton Ancarrow — guardian of the James Read more

Sunday Story

Painter Steve Hedberg takes inspiration from the James River. Read more


The James River Outdoor Coalition raises funds to make the river accessible to boaters of all abilities. Read more

Sunday Story

Bateau, opening in December on Richmond's Canal Walk, will offer a coffee and wine experience on the historic waterway. Read more

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Swimmers take to the James River Saturday to benefit Massey Cancer Center. Read more


The Richmond International Dragon Boat Festival returns to the James River at Rocketts Landing Aug. 11. Read more


BridgePark plans call for a gathering and recreation place over the James River. Read more


Hurricane Harvey is an unprecedented disaster, but Virginia has borne its share of tropical weather woes. Read more


For this year's 30th survey, the editors pulled 10 category winners from the 1988 magazine and then selected who or what takes the prize today. Read more

Best & Worst

Starting this weekend, four artists will paint their winning designs along Harrison Street as part of the 2nd Annual Storm Drain Art Project, an effort to draw attention to the need to keep trash out of the James River. Read more


The first big project in Richmond’s Riverfront Plan is about to make its debut. Read more


A new public art project connects Manchester to downtown. Read more

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City Council members vote to continue a controversial ordinance on the Reedy Creek stream restoration project after the Richmond Planning Commission deadlocked the week prior on the issue. Read more


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