James River

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


Watching the sunrise over water and feeling at one with nature provide some Richmonders reason enough to give up their homes and climb aboard for good. Read more


A VCU Dentistry School grad has made learning and helping others her mission and other health and medicine news of the week Read more

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Each year, about 100,000 people (and dogs) attend Dominion Riverrock, the nation’s largest sports and music festival; this year’s energetic extravaganza holds even more opportunities for fitness and fun. Read more



Photo by Stephanie Breijo

Richmond restaurants support the James River with the Water for Water project. Read more

Food News & Trends

When the disease struck Richmond, little was known about ‘The Summer Complaint’ Read more


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