RVA

Weezie's Kitchen Closed Until Further Notice After Devastating Fire

Weezie's Kitchen, a Carytown institution, is closed until further notice after a massive fire over the weekend. The fire destroyed most of the back half of the building, destroying thousands of dollars worth of equipment and food. In a Facebook post Weezie's said that it appears someone threw a...
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GWAR

The Dave Brockie Memorial Was Unveiled In Hollywood Cemetery Today

Today was the unveiling of the long-awaited tribute to Dave Brockie in Hollywood Cemetery. The beloved frontman and creator of GWAR's Oderus Urungus passed away in 2014. GWAR shared a picture of the memorial on Facebook with the following caption: "It’s been a long time coming, but we finally have...
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Belle Isle Moonshine Is Launching Canned Cocktails In October!

This is exciting! Richmond's own Belle Isle Moonshine is launching a line of canned cocktails this October! Canned cocktails like High Noon and Clubtails are highly popular at the moment so it's no surprise that Belle Isle is coming through to meet the growing demand. According to RVAHub, Belle...
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Sirens

Soldier Who Drove Armored Personnel Vehicle Through Downtown Richmond Found Not Guilty

Joshua Yabut, who made headlines in 2018 after he drove an armored personnel vehicle though downtown Richmond during a police chase, has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. In June 2018 he stole an armored personnel vehicle from Fort Pickett in Blackstone which resulted in a police chase...
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Kings Dominion Is Renovating and Expanding Soak City for 2020

Exciting news from Kings Dominion! The park has announced plans to renovate and expand their water park, Soak City! They'll be renovating the Coconut Shores section of the water park and adding some new enhancements including more slides, a wave pool for the smaller kids, and a new dining...
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Cary Street Cafe Is For Sale

Well this is a bummer... Cary Street Cafe, which has been operating for that last 25 years, is for sale. Owner Robyn Chandler began working at the restaurant in 1986 as a bartender and eventually bought the business in 1995. In an interview with the Richmond Times Dispatch Chandler said, "It has...
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Richmond City Council Votes Down Putting Coliseum Question On Ballot!

I know it sounds crazy, but once again we are right back where we started. I cannot for the life of me figure out why the city constantly fights any sort of progress. They won't build a new baseball stadium, the won't build a new Coliseum. Their idea of progress is putting in a bus system (Pulse)...
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Baja Bean Co Shutting Down At The End of October After 20 Years In RVA

If you're a fan of Baja Bean Co. on Main Street in the Fan you might want to get your last few visits in now because they'll be closing on October 31st after 20 years there. The owner stated that the growing number of competing restaurants in the area and staffing issues are why they will be...
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Dogs

Pet Adoption Fees Will Be Waived For Clear The Shelters Day

Looking to add a fur baby to your family? The nationwide initiative Clear The Shelters Day is happening August 17th and many shelters will be waiving their pet adoption fees in an effort to encourage people to come out and adopt homeless dogs and cats! Participating shelters in the Richmond area...
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Kings Dominion Offering Free Admission to Teachers!

The school year is quickly approaching which means some summertime fun will be coming to an end. Kings Dominion is offering teachers a nice perk before the academic year starts - FREE ADMISSION. Teachers will be able to get into the park for free over Labor Day Weekend August 30th - September 1st...
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