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Title Date
Mayor Stoney and City's Department of Planning & Development Review Launch Richmond 300 2017-07-18
Phase II of Intermediate Terminal and Riverfront Access Project beginning March 6 2017-03-06
James River Park System Water Safety Tips for Residents and Visitors 2016-05-26
City Invites Public to Richmond Riverfront Plan Public Forum on: Downriver, Lehigh Terraces 2016-03-03
City Names Artist for Riverfront Art Project 2016-02-10
Intermediate Terminal Plans Advance 2015-11-19
VDOT: Virginia Capital Trail; Richmond Riverfront Phase 2015-09-17
Shockey Awarded Contract To Build Bridge Across James River To Brown's Island 2015-09-15
Highlights of Riverfront Implementation Progress Report; Potterfield Bridge 2015-08-12
Statement on Port of Richmond 2015-07-23
Richmond Fire Encourages Everyone to Practice Water Safety This Summer 2015-06-02
Richmond Riverfront Plan Progresses 2014-12-17
Procurement Request For Proposals - Richmond Riverfront Plan 2014-10-24
City of Richmond Wins Stone Brewing 2014-10-09
Request For Qualifications - Richmond Riverfront - Priority 1 2014-08-07
Improvement Plans Announced for Historic Ancarrow's Landing 2014-05-07
Riverfront Development to Move Forward 2014-03-21
Implementation Public Forum: Brown's Island Dam Walk 2014-02-18
City Invites Public to the Richmond Riverfront Plan projects Public Forum 2014-02-12
Initial Project Public Forum: Brown's Island Dam Walk & Chapel Island Trail 2014-01-21
Virginia Capital Trail's Great Shiplock Park Trailhead and Chapel Island Park Marks Strides 2013-10-15
City of Richmond Award Notices - Richmond Riverfront Plan - Priority 1 Implementation 2013-08-21
Mayor Jones Comments on Riverfront Plan Passage 2012-11-29
Mayor Jones Issues Statement on Passage of City's Riverfront Plan 2012-11-27
City Planners Focus on Riverfront Planning 2011-03-29
Councilwoman Robertson to host collaberative workshop for developing The Richmond Canal Walk 2010-08-27
Procurement Request For Proposals - Richmond Riverfront Design Plan 2010-06-29

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Richmond 300 Launch, July 18, 2017

Meeting to Discuss the Richmond Riverfront - Downriver

Announcement of Stone Brewing Co. to Establish Operations in Richmond

Safety in the James River Park System

Richmond Riverfront Plan Implementation Public Presentation

VA Capital Trail Great Shiplock Park Trailhead Opening

New 2nd Street Connector Road Opening

Belle Isle narrated by Ralph White from Briget Ganske powered on Vimeo

Richmond: Virginia's Vibrant Capital Video

Richmond Riverfront Concept Plan - Public Forum #3

Media Coverage

Title Date Topic
"Richmond 300" begins work on new master plan, seeks citizen feedback 2017-07-21 Staff Reports
Potterfield Bridge's popularity booming, Mayor promises connecting trails 2017-05-20 News & Features
Richmond panel advances long-range plans; downriver portion 2017-05-15 News & Features
Coalition of Organizations Encourages Continued Support for
Richmond Riverfront Plan
2017-03-17 Richmond Outside
Sugar pad demolition 2017-03-08 News & Features
Richmond moves forward with Riverfront Access Project 2017-03-06 WRIC News
Developer seeking to expand Rocketts Landing with new town houses 2017-01-11 News & Features
The T Pot and the Future of Richmond’s Riverfront 2017-01-11 Richmond Outside
Richmond Riverfront Plan meeting 2017-01-09 RVAHUB Downtown
UPCOMING: Riverfront Plan, I-95 Interchange, Transit Network
Recommendations, Dock Street
2017-01-08 Church Hill Peoples News
The Potterfield Memorial Bridge Gets Close to Walking on Water 2016-12-13 STYLE Weekly; Architecture Review
A bridge to knock down walls in Richmond 2016-12-05 Home / News
Citizens applaud completion of pedestrian bridge over James River 2016-11-30 WTVR News
Bridge connecting Brown's Island and Manchester set to open Friday 2016-11-30 News & Features
17-foot-tall rings are installed as part of riverfront art project 2016-10-26 News & Features
Getting to know: Virginia Capital Trail 2016-10-16 Home / News
Getting to know: Downtown riverfront 2016-10-16 Home / News
Richmond Planning Commission approves riverfront rings project 2016-08-15 WRIC News
City takes input from public on downriver portion of riverfront plan 2016-08-04 WRIC News
Richmond officials propose 3 approaches for riverfront near Intermediate
2016-08-03 News & Features
Sculptor proposes 17-foot-tall rings for Richmond riverfront 2016-07-27 Home / News
Artist hired by Richmond proposes trail of 17-foot-tall rings for
2016-07-26 News & Features
Richmond introduces bill for $8M riverfront revamp 2016-06-29 WWBT News
Richmond planners get updates on Kanawha Plaza, Potterfield Bridge 2016-03-21 News & Features
Fish migration expected to slow progress on new downtown pedestrian
2016-03-04 Why, Richmond, Why?!?
Boulder Artist Chosen For Riverfront Public Art 2016-02-12 Arts & Culture
Richmond chooses Colorado artist for $200,000 riverfront commission 2016-02-10 News & Features
Holmberg: A lot resting on walkway that will connect two Richmonds 2016-01-29 News & Features
Now Developing: How 11 Richmond Public Spaces Are Being
Re-Imagined for Better or for Worse; "The T. Tyler Potterfield Bridge"
2015-12-15 News & Features
Now Developing: How 11 Richmond Public Spaces Are Being
Re-Imagined for Better or for Worse; "BridgePark"
2015-12-15 News & Features
City says dam walk project will be completed by August 2016 2015-09-15 News & Features
Richmond clears Lehigh Cement site to make way for Virginia Capital Trail 2015-08-12 News & Features
Public Access to Brown's Island not always certain 2015-07-31 Why, Richmond, Why?!?
Community asked to weigh in on Richmond regional rivers plan 2015-07-01 News & Features
Question about Parking at the James River Park 2015-06-19 News & Features
As the Bridge Turns: The plan for an elevated park across the James River 2015-06-16 STYLE Weekly
Date announced for RVA Fireworks on the James, Friday July 3, 9:15 p.m. 2015-06-11 News & Features
Stone tweaks project; bigger tanks, solar panels, pedestrian bridge 2015-05-28 News & Features
Riverrock shines at Browns Island 2015-03-20 News & Features
Fish Put City in a Pickle; A concern for sturgeon pushes dam walk to 2016 2015-01-09 STYLE Weekly
Nonprofit completes purchase of Vauxhall Island 2015-01-09 News & Features
Richmond dam walk may not be finished until 2016 2015-01-09 RICHMOND WATERFRONT
Facing Forward; In a year, here's five things the City got right in 2014 2015-01-06 News & Features
Richmond's Transformational Riverfront Plan 2014-11-14 Global Possibilities
Richmond's Transformational Riverfront Plan 2014-11-12 The Dirt
Turning Intermediate Terminal and the Sugar Pad into a Happenin’ Spot 2014-11-10 Replenish Richmond
Ideas Continue for Park Over River 2014-11-04 News & Features
Ancarrow’s Landing work underway in Richmond 2014-10-26 City of Richmond News
Major landscaping effort planned for Dock Street 2014-10-20 City of Richmond News
Three contractors make pitch for Stone Brewery 2014-10-15 BUSINESS
Richmond will recoup most of $31M investment in Stone brewery 2014-10-14 City of Richmond News
Mayor/City Council Meeting: Naming the dam walk 2014-10-13 City of Richmond News
Locally made Stone beer could flow by early 2016 2014-10-09 BUSINESS
Intermediate Terminal property eyed for beer garden 2014-10-09 Local Richmond-area News
Reliving history: Bateau to aid construction project along James 2014-10-06 Local Richmond-area News
Brown's Island dam walk to be named for late city planner 2014-09-17 Richmond Latest News
With condo out, let’s build upon our history 2014-09-08 COLUMN: Williams
Riverfront Plaza to be upgraded 2014-07-22 BUSINESS
A cleaner James River benefits everyone 2014-07-19 Correspondent of the Day
Mayo Island on the market again 2014-07-10 BUSINESS
Street and Lugbill: Vote for Richmond's outdoor scene 2014-06-24 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Summertime Worries: Is There Poop in the River? 2014-06-24 News & Features
State to give $2.5 million for Brown's Island dam walk 2014-06-18 Richmond Latest News
Filling in the Bank: a Riverside Idea 2014-06-03 News & Features
Rushing the River; Scenes from the 2014 Dominion Riverrock 2014-05-20 News & Features
James River is key to tapping into millennials 2014-05-19 RIVERFRONT PLAN: Williams
Remembrance, Thomas Tyler Potterfield Jr.: 1985-2014 2014-05-06 STYLE Weekly; Remembrance
In Memoriam: POTTERFIELD, TYLER 2014-04-27 Obituaries
Spots for spring 2014-04-04 News
Herons ready for their river show 2014-03-22 City of Richmond News: ROOKERY
Riverfront Development to Move Forward 2014-03-21 City News
Richmond Riverfront Plan still on track, Jones says 2014-03-20 City of Richmond News: BUDGET
Richmond mayor responds to criticism over lack of riverfront budget 2014-03-20 WTVR News
James River project needs mayor’s full support 2014-03-20 RIVERFRONT PLAN: Williams
Mayor's budget plan omits riverfront funds 2014-03-18 City of Richmond News: BUDGET
Richmond forum to focus on riverfront projects 2014-02-16 City of Richmond News
Today’s top opinion: Dam good 2014-02-07 Editorials, Commentary & Letters
Walkway will connect the dots on riverfront 2014-02-04 COLUMN: Williams
NEW WALKWAY; ‘Fantastic’ dam walk shaping up in Richmond 2014-02-03 City of Richmond News
Schematic designs, Brown's Island Dam Walk 2014-02-02 Internet Documents
City unveils plan for Brown’s Island Dam Walk 2014-01-16 Hills & Heights
Implementing the vision 2013-11-17 Their Opinion
Walkway would connect Brown’s Island to Manchester 2013-10-18 City of Richmond News
JAMES RIVER; Park leader, peacemaker and occasional art critic 2013-10-08 Local Richmond-area News
Virginia Capital Trail; Richmond Riverfront Phase 2013-07-31 VDOT Projects
Second Street Connector dedication is today 2013-05-16 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
JAMES RIVER; Park leader, peacemaker and occasional art critic 2013-10-08 Local Richmond-area News
Second Street Connector dedication is today 2013-05-16 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Rocking the River; Meet five Richmond athletes 2013-05-14 News & Features
Varina detour will likely delay completion of Va. Capital Trail 2013-05-11 Virginia News
Q & A with James River Park manager Nathan Burrell 2013-05-03 Fishing: Outdoors
Posh townhomes on banks of the James sell quickly 2013-02-02 BUSINESS
City Council: Not lame 2012-12-02 City Council
Council passes riverfront plan 2012-11-27 WWBT News
Council approves riverfront plan 2012-11-27 City of Richmond News
Richmond Riverfront plan under attack? 2012-11-26 Richmond Outside
Riverfront Plan passes city council unanimously 2012-11-26 WTVR News
Council approves riverfront plan for Richmond 2012-11-26 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Riverfront Plan delayed again 2012-11-14 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Council delays Riverfront Plan over Mayo Island, Tarmac concerns 2012-11-13 Richmond Latest News
Richmond Business Council urges City Council to adopt Riverfront Plan 2012-11-05 Richmond Business Council
Williams: Richmond needs to embrace, not erase, riverfront history 2012-09-21 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond riverfront plan advances 2012-09-05 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Two views: Richmond's iconic river scene 2012-09-02 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond Riverfront Plan; Public Hearing; City Planning Commission 2012-08-23 City Hall Review
Richmond City Council to vote on riverfront connector road 2012-07-23 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Agreement between Richmond, cement co. clears way for bike trail 2012-07-09 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond riverfront plan hits shoal 2012-07-03 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Street and Lugbill: Vote for Richmond's outdoor scene 2012-06-24 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond Riverfront final draft shows plans for Mayo's Island 2012-06-19 WWBT News
Final draft of riverfront released 2012-06-14 Riverfront
Tredegar campaign nears $8 million goal 2012-05-17 Richmond Arts, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Mayo Island pushed as stage for cycling championships 2012-05-04 Richmond Arts, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Jones, Dwight; Mayor: Redefine the city through the riverfront 2012-04-29 Richmond Arts, Entertainment & Lifestyle
River brings life to the region 2012-04-29 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
RRVA Street Art Festival to be held this weekend 2012-04-12 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond Riverfront: Plan is ambitous and doable 2012-04-08 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond's riverfront plans 2012-04-06 GALLERY
Fridays at Sunset ends 18-year downtown Richmond run 2012-03-01 Richmond Arts, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Living on the canal 2012-03-01 BUSINESS
Riverfront connector in proposal 2012-02-22 News
River plan can uplift city 2012-02-19 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond might build road that would allow canal traffic 2012-01-04 News
Richmond Riverfront Plan - Canals and Islands 2011-12-11 RVA News
RiverFront Investment has a new home 2011-10-24 BUSINESS: Biz Buzz
Brown's Island gets a new bridge 2011-11-19 Richmond Arts, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Richmond's riverfront plan 2011-09-27 RVA News
Proposed road would connect Second, Tredgar streets 2011-09-19 News
You can decide future of Richmond's riverfront 2011-09-13 WWWBT News
The River Wild 2011-06-21 News & Features
Richmond wants to improve access at riverfront terminal 2011-06-06 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
The River Spoils; Fishing on polluted waters 2011-05-31 News & Features
Chesterfield will address riverfront development 2011-05-22 News
Moving Richmond forward: plan action 2011-05-07 Flynn, Rachel
Flynn Flown; The departing planning director looks back 2011-04-05 News & Features
Historic Tredegar named gateway for Civil War 150th 2010-09-22 Richmond Arts, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Steel sculptures of flowers to be installed at Virginia Capital Trail 2010-03-20 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Kaine says Virginia Capital Trail now fully funded 2009-12-17 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
MeadWestvaco moves into new downtown riverfront building 2009-12-15 BUSINESS
Scott & Stringfellow, B B & T to move to Riverfront Plaza 2009-10-21 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Council gives final approval to downtown master plan 2009-07-28 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
City Council to vote on riverfront property purchase 2009-07-28 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Virginia Capital Trail under construction, but obstacles remain 2009-07-22 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Businessman leads forum on future of riverfront 2009-07-19 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
City's downtown-plan process nears end 2009-07-14 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Family plans to buy Richmond riverfront property 2009-06-09 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond may extend purchase-option period on riverfront property 2009-06-08 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Commission amends Richmond downtown plan to allow taller buildings 2009-05-05 News
Downtown Richmond plan could include riverfront condos 2009-02-09 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Wilder floats eminent domain for riverfront site in Richmond 2008-12-07 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Mayoral candidates question riverfront development 2008-10-22 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Council gets master plan 2008-09-24 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Ride a bike 2008-08-17 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Downtown Master Plan sent to City Council 2008-07-22 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond council to vote on land for riverfront park 2008-06-09 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Riverfront developer's origins are tied to Moon 2008-06-09 BUSINESS
Riverfront visions collide 2008-01-11 Sports
Council delays vote on riverfront land buy 2008-05-28 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Public Square to focus on James River's future 2008-05-05 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
The future of the James River 2008-04-04 Sports
City to riverfront homeowners: replant the land you cleared 2008-04-09 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
River development debated 2008-02-20 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Echo Harbour firm sues housing authority 2008-01-31 BUSINESS
Official says references to VCU 'inflammatory' 2008-01-17 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Council defers action on marina proposal 2008-01-14 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Ukrop backs marina plan 2007-12-25 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Doubts flow along river 2007-12-20 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond's treasure hard to find 2007-12-07 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmonders applaud city plan 2007-12-04 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Meeting focuses on downtown plan 2007-09-26 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
owing clubs make way for marinas 2007-10-06 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Richmond seeks nod for public marina 2007-10-05 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Capital Trail construction starting in Richmond 2007-08-16 Richmond News, Crime & Politics
Developers revise riverfront project 2007-05-15 BUSINESS

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