Richmond races away from public services

September 28, 2015 Executive Editor 1

As Richmond hosted approximately 450,000 spectators for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships last week, an early-September report to the city council revealed the city is at its breaking point with the police force understaffed, bulk trash collection pickups slowing down and lagging grass-cutting services.

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Twin Peaks Festival invades RVA

April 5, 2015 admin 0

In early April 1990, viewers tuned in to the pilot episode of David Lynch’s mysterious TV show “Twin Peaks.” Now, 25 years later, on the weekend of April 16-19, Movie Club Richmond, the Video Fan and Makeout Creek Books are bringing “The Great Southern,” a “Twin Peaks”-themed festival, to Richmond.

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Governor recognizes ASPiRE

April 30, 2014 Executive Editor 1

When executive director of VCU ASPiRE, Mary Slade received a call saying ASPiRE won the 2014 Governor’s Volunteer and Community Service Award, she was both excited and surprised to find out they had even been nominated.