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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. […]

Clovia “Miss Community” Lawrence and Rolling For Freedom (R4F) want to ensure that all Virginians are updated on the voting process. Rolling for Freedom specializes in voter registration, voter education, restoration of rights, rolling rallies,  gubernatorial and senatorial community forums for candidates running for public office. Text “Kiss” To 23845 for your chance at ticket giveaways […]

  The City of Petersburg water is back  online following a main water line  break on Monday afternoon. Water gushed out near the intersection of South Crater Road and Morton Avenue. Water pressure to homes and businesses in the affected area should be back to normal. Text “Kiss” To 23845 for your chance at ticket giveaways […]

  From the City of Richmond: The City’s Cold Weather Overflow Shelter will open tonight, January 21, Wednesday, January 22, and Thursday, January 23 as overnight temperatures are forecasted to remain at or below 40 degrees during this time period. The overflow shelter is located in the City’s Public Safety Building at 505 North 9th […]

From: City of Richmond The City’s Cold Weather Overflow Shelter will open tonight, January 17, Saturday, January 18, Sunday, January 19, and Monday, January 20 as overnight temperatures are forecasted to remain at or below 40 degrees during this time period. The overflow shelter is located in the City’s Public Safety Building at 505 North […]

RICHMOND, VA. (KISS): 2013 Capital City Kwanzaa Festival is at a new location, The Hippodrome Theater, 528 North 2nd Street, Saturday, December 28, 1pm – 9pm at, presented by The Elegba Folklore Society, Inc. Richmond’s Cultural Ambassador. This year’s theme is “Remembering Mandela”. The African Market Place opens at 1pm followed by Processional and Candle […]

RICHMOND, VA. (RADIO ONE KISS FM): The summer rain is not keeping folks away from two county concerts. First in Petersburg, it’s the 7th annual Halifax Jazz & Blues Festival, Saturday, July 13 from 5 – midnight and Sunday July 14 from 3-7pm. The concerts are held at the Historic Halifax Triangle in Petersburg adjacent […]

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day Weekend, check out these events: Rocketts Red Glare Memorial Celebration and Fireworks on the James, Sunday, May 26, along the banks of the James River at Rocketts Landing, Free event starts at 5:30 pm with live music on the Volleyball Court, Fireworks around 9pm, RVA Street Foodies, […]

RICHMOND, VA (KISS): 2013 Virginia Motor Trend International Auto Show, March 22 – 24, Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 10am -6pm, Greater Richmond Convention Center, Family Day is Sunday, March 24, children 12 & under free with a paying adult, tickets $13 & over $9, Seniors $5, Active Military $5, children 7-12 $3 and 6 […]

      From: Richmond Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities   Richmond, VA – TheCity’sDepartment of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities presents the following family friendly events for the enjoyment and entertainment of Richmond residents and visitors this holiday season.   For the adults, the department will hold a free holiday concert featuring Bak N Da […]

Richmond Public Schools “Back to School Hotline” through September 5, 7:30am-4:30pm, 804-319-3123. Future Events: Walk To Cure Diabetes, Sunday, September 16, registration 12:30pm, 5K Walk 2pm, Byrd Park – Dogwood Dell Circle, 600 South Boulevard, 804-254-8014, www2.jdrf.org.  American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk”, Sunday, October 21, 12:30pm, Kanawha Plaza, 9th & Canal […]

  Down Home Family Reunion, Saturday, August 18, 4-11pm, Abner Clay Park, Downtown, Historic Jackson Ward, Belvidere & West Leigh Streets, features Parliament – Funkadelic – Original P, African Drummers & Dancers, Music & Oral Tradition  with the Elegba Folklore Society, Kenya Safari Acrobats, Free, www.efsinc.org or 804- 644-3900. Old Instruments for Young Hands Concert, […]