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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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Ice Cream

Charm School Social Club Has Been Named Best Ice Cream Shop In VA!

Congratulations to Charm School Social Club! They have been named the Best Ice Cream Shop In Virginia by USA Today! USA Today selected the best shops in all states based on Yelp reviews. Charm School Social Club opened up on Broad Street in 2016 and a second shop that will focus on soft serve ice...
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Water Gun

VIDEO: Two Guys Challenge Random People On The Street To Water Gun Fights

Last week was HOT af. Two guys from RVA walked around the city challenging random people they met on the street to water gun fights! Some people weren't about it but they did manage to get some people to participate! It looked like a lot of fun! The video now has more than 2 million views! The...
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Find Out How You Can Go Ice Skating For FREE This Weekend!

Look, it's gonna be a hot one this weekend in RVA. In the 5 minutes it took me to walk from my house to my car today I thought I was going to die because the heat was so oppressive. Like, going to the pool to keep cool this weekend probably won't work out so well. The IS another option though. Two...
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