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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 2017-07-18
Meeting to Discuss the Richmond Riverfront - Downriver 2016-03-03
Announcement of Stone Brewing Co. to Establish Operations in Richmond 2014-10-09
Safety in the James River Park System 2014-08-21
Richmond Riverfront Plan Implementation Public Presentation 2014-02-18
VA Capital Trail Great Shiplock Park Trailhead Opening 2013-10-15
New 2nd Street Connector Road Opening 2013-05-16
Belle Isle narrated by Ralph White from Briget Ganske powered on Vimeo 2012-12-04
Richmond: Virginia's Vibrant Capital Video 2012-11-19
Richmond Riverfront Concept Plan - Public Forum #3 2011-12-13

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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