Richmond Sets Ambitious Environmental Goals

Apr 26, 2017
Steve Helber / AP



Virginia’s capital city is looking to become energy efficient. Richmond’s mayor is pushing a new proposal to drastically cut carbon emissions. But, as Mallory Noe-Payne reports, details on how that will be accomplished are limited.

Richmond Releases Public Arts Master Plan

Apr 3, 2017
Ellyn Parker / Richmond City


While President Trump may be eyeing federal spending on the arts as a possible budget cut, one Virginia city is ramping up support for the arts. Mallory Noe-Payne reports that Richmond recently released its first draft of a public arts master plan. 

Black Restaurant Week Kicks Off in Richmond

Mar 6, 2017
Kelley Libby

Today kicks off Black Restaurant Week in Richmond. The city’s Office of Minority Business Development is encouraging the public to support the event, which promotes Richmond tourism and the city’s diverse food culture.

Virginians Take to the Streets in March on Monument

Jan 16, 2017
Kelley Libby / RadioIQ




This past Saturday, over 1,000 Richmonders streamed down Monument Avenue in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, planned for this weekend. The March on Monument drew a crowd of advocates from all corners of the Richmond social justice community. Nicki Stein was there and filed this report.

A New Bridge is Now Part of Virginia's Capital City

Dec 5, 2016
Kelley Libby

Last week, Richmond opened the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge, an $11.3 million project that connects the north and south banks of the James River.