News broke recently of the City’s plans to abruptly close the downtown cold weather homeless shelter located at the Public Safety Building and not make it available starting this October. Apparently, the Coliseum redevelopment deal that is in the works has new plans for that land. No doubt, those shiny
I feel like I need a rabies shot after witnessing the blind rage shown by candidates and supporters alike during this election cycle.
This campaign season was akin to watching a drunken father beat his wife while in front of his children and not having the ability to intervene to stop it. And I am not
An old friend told me once: "A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words, A Song Is Worth A Million."
So I spent my morning looking for images and music that best describe RVA's 2016 Mayoral race. After scouring the web, I kept coming back to various pictures of slow motion train wrecks. These pictures
Jon Baliles is an RVA superhero. Yes, you heard me. He just put on a weighty necklace of kryptonite and took one for the team. Why? Because that is what it is going to take to save RVA during this Mayoral election. This mere mortal just elevated to superhero stature in our
The past week has provided a Fall cornucopia of Jerry Springer-esque, TMZ-like, sideshow carnival programming featuring Joe Morrissey’s sordid life. It has saturated Richmond’s media. His political adversaries have speculated, more like hoped, that Joe would drop out as a result. But those wishful thinkers fail to understand one simple
Ever since we kicked off our polling for the City of Richmond Mayoral election, we have been solicited for our advice, campaign contributions, and public endorsements related to the race. It’s quite humbling to hear that so many smart folks who we deeply respect actually care what we have to
If you followed our Dogtown Dish Mayor's Poll, you already know Levar Stoney had a very strong showing. I recently sat down for coffee with him. Having not met Levar before, the meeting provided an opportunity for me to hear his story.
Levar also agreed to answer a list of questions as a follow
This one's for all the marbles. Jack Berry and Levar Stoney were the top two vote getters in our Richmond Mayor Poll Semifinal Round. Now it's time to select who you would like to be Mayor if forced to pick between only the top two candidates. Let the voting begin!