The Arthur Ashe Boulevard Celebrations kicks off tonight at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on North Boulevard in Richmond, Virginia. Don’t Miss The Latest In Entertainment, News, and More! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Watch two short films about Arthur Ashe and his legacy for social justice, the RVA premiere of Ashe ’68 (VR […]

  Richmond and the world get ready for the Arthur Ashe Boulevard Celebration Week! Richmond native Arthur Ashe was a professional tennis player who won three Grand Slam titles. He was the first black player selected for the United States Davis Cup team, and Ashe remains the only black man to win the singles title […]

  Richmond, Virginia – Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones attended the “Up Close & Personal” Community Conversation about the economic development for Shockoe Bottom and the Boulevard. The community event was hosted by Clovia Lawrence at Craigland Hair Affair on 109 Brookland Park Boulevard. Mayor Jones addressed the intimate crowd in spite of the rough weather on Thursday […]

“One Hundred Years in Richmond” A Centennial Celebration 1914 to 2014 – Brookland Park Boulevard, experience the transformation Saturday, July 26, from noon – 4pm, Fendall Avenue to North Avenue. A family fun day of learning about the History of the Neighborhood. Performances by City Dance Theatre, Nikki Thompson, Young Prince Charles, Emma Davis and […]

Join the community for an “Up Close & Personal” Community Conversation to discuss the revitalization plans for Shockoe Bottom on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Craigland Hair Affair 109 West Brookland Park Boulevard (northside) from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Space is limited, please arrive on time. Food will be served. Will Richmonders support new economic development plans for Shockoe Bottom and the Boulevard? According […]

Will Richmonders support new economic development plans for Shockoe Bottom and the Boulevard? According to Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones, the new revitalization project will generate 187-million dollars in new tax revenue and create 1,000 jobs. The ballpark site will be located at 17th and 18th streets with parking available at 14th, 15th and Franklin Streets. […]