Safer Streets

Safer Streets

With the death of Robyn Hightman, bike communities in Richmond and New York stage memorial rides and protests.

Style Wins Alt-Weekly Award for Photography

Resisting Separation

Hundreds protest immigration policies at the Virginia State Capitol.

Meeting Adjourned

After an hours-long rally led by elected officials and community activists, Republican legislators aren’t swayed to vote on gun reform policies.

"Enough is Enough"

Elected officials, clergy and community activists prepare for the General Assembly’s special session on gun reform.

City Council Passes Mayor’s Gun Ban

The mayor’s ordinance to ban guns in city buildings and public parks was passed with two abstentions.

The Usual Suspects

Among this year’s gun bills, a Republican state senator calls for the end of gun-free zones.

Home Sweet Home

Representing 41 countries, 91 people take the oath of allegiance at the July 4 naturalization ceremony.

A True Champion

Richmonder Arthur Ashe celebrated with renaming of Boulevard.

Pathways to Healing

Work by Style Weekly photographer Scott Elmquist will be on display at the "I Am Here" exhibit this weekend, showing the human toll of gun violence.

Excavating the Past

Human remains discovered at the former Virginia State Penitentiary may include national folk hero, John Henry. As researchers work to identify descendants, the broken bodies tell their own stories.

Trash Troubles

A crash in the global market for recycled materials could end Richmond’s participation in the region’s recycling program.

Safe Spaces

A team of managers and violence prevention advocates wants to address sexual harassment and assault in the service industry.



The Black and White of Gray’s World

A voice of change in local politics, City Council member Kimberly Gray is helping bridge our cultural divide. 
  • Re: Safer Streets

    • Hello, thank you for this article, it pays great tribute to our friend while also…

    • on July 17, 2019
  • Re: Safer Streets

    • Hi GBA: There is no official 'committee of ghost bikes,' and as others have noted,…

    • on July 16, 2019
  • Re: Safer Streets

    • Completely agree with the above. I saw this at WPA and wondered why it was…

    • on July 16, 2019
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