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Richmond, Virginia
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1. Historic Garden Week Friday April 24, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday this shuttle/walking tour extends along the fashionable Cary Street Road corridor from South Wilton Road to West Hillcrest Avenue. Guests will be treated to four and a half acres of parklike gardens on West Hillcrest Avenue.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at 12 About Town
Updated By Meteorologist Andrew Freiden (pm, 4/27/2015) TODAY: After another chilly start, we'll be mostly sunny skies expected with a pleasant afternoon high around 70°. TONIGHT: Mainly Clear and not as cold. Low: 48°. Patchy fog possible early tomorrow morning. WEDNESDAY: Clouds will be on the increase as low pressure... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
*Posted by Andrew Freiden, 4/21/2015 Yes, the Inchworms (Actually called Cankerworms) are everywhere but we should ENJOY them and not fear them! As Lewis Ginter's [update: President Emeritus] Frank Robinson writes: "We shouldn’t be casual about bathing our gardens and the broader environment in pesticides to manage transitory and often... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
BY: MIKE VALERIO In a spirited interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd Sunday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Hillary Clinton can win Virginia with a progressive agenda, citing his own success running for governor in 2013. McAuliffe made his comments on Meet the Press, outlining how Democratic stances from marriage equality... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Decision Virginia
1. Henrico Restaurant Week April 11, 2015- Sunday, April 19, 2015 Is there a restaurant you have always wanted to try? This may be for you! This is the first ever Henrico Restaurant Week and it includes nearly 40 different restaurants! The participating restaurants will offer you special fixed-price lunch... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at 12 About Town
Virginia's Secretary of Education will headline the third annual TEDxRVA event on April 10 at the Carpenter Theater in downtown Richmond. The event's 2015 theme is UNCOMMON, with speakers from a variety of backgrounds taking the stage. Among them are Dr. Ram Bhagat, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Drums No... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at 12 About Town
Photo courtesy: Bleacher Report I've said here before why baseball is more than just a game, to me anyway. It's a sport I've enjoyed and have been passionate about since an early age. My dream job is to broadcast in baseball someday (join the club, right?). Monday is the best... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at Marc Madness
Posted By Meteorologist Matt Holiner, 4/4/15 With temperatures returning to the 80s yesterday, I think it's safe to say that winter really is over! If it seems like it took extra long for us to escape winter this year, you're right. March 2015 was cooler than average in Richmond. Here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Post by Andrew Freiden 4/1/2015 I PROMISE this post is not an April Fool's Joke Yesterday afternoon, it was warm and windy. At 3pm, the RIC temperature hit 73°. Then it stayed around there for a few hours before dropping quickly as a cold front arrived. Or did it? Check... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Every March it happens in Richmond... "Shaka-Watch," when other programs take their shots at courting Shaka Smart to be their next head coach. 2015 sees Texas as the primary suitor, and while Smart has turned down other jobs in the past, the Longhorns may have the best chance at reeling... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Marc Madness
Updated By Meteorologist Samantha Roberts: It's a harbinger of Spring and a Richmond tradition! The Monument Avenue 10K will take place tomorrow morning. If you've participated in the past, you know that we've had warmer years, colder years, and wetter years. (How about last year?! Remember that soaker?!) So, of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
The west coast hasn't been very friendly to VCU in recent NCAA Tournaments. Since 2012, the Rams have now lost three of their four games in the big dance in that particular geographic location, and the latest defeat wraps up a season that was quite a ride, featuring climbs and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Marc Madness
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Posted Mar 20, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Posted By Meteorologist Matt Holiner: 3/17/15, 7:25pm With winter winding down, the likelihood for severe weather and tornadoes is increasing. Today was Tornado Preparedness Day across Virginia, so I'm taking the time now to debunk some myths about tornadoes and tornado safety. Here are the five myths that stand out... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
I was driving home from Brooklyn on Sunday night and listening to sports talk radio around Washington. A caller came on who said he thought March Madness was the worst thing in sports, was boring, and was over-hyped. Does this person also hate small children's faces on Christmas morning, pizza... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Marc Madness
For the fifth straight year, VCU is taking the court to play in a conference championship game. While it's an impressive feat to reach Championship Sunday in any capacity, this year's Rams run to the title game may be the most remarkable of their last five. VCU lost six of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Marc Madness
Shortly after 3:00 AM the phones in the newsroom began ringing off the hook. The culprit: a 2.8 magnitude earthquake in Louisa county. The earthquake occurred at 3:02 AM. To put it into perspective for you, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake is classified as a "minor" earthquake but people can feel... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
For the next 24 hours, everybody gets to guess. Who will go where? What seed will my favorite team be? UVA's loss last night to North Carolina has some wondering if the Cavs are still a number one seed, or will they fall to a number two? It's the time... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at Marc Madness
Updated By Meteorologist Samantha Roberts (3/14/15 7:00 AM) Even as I typed out today's date above, I couldn't help but smile. Today is a special day for those of us who enjoy math. It's Pi Day! By definition, pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
The regular season is in the books, paving the way for one of the greatest events in sports. March Madness, in our opinion, is well underway, as teams raced towards the regular season finales battling for position in their respective leagues. The next step, conference tournaments, and the Atlantic 10... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2015 at Marc Madness
Updated By Meteorologist Samantha Roberts (3/8/2015, 7:00 AM) Late in the work week, we talked a lot about how river levels would be rising through the weekend. Many did, even warranting a few Flood Warnings. As of this morning, they have all been cancelled, including the Richmond Westham on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
BY: MIKE VALERIO With seven months until Richmond hosts the 2015 World Road Cycling Championships and a critical budget year for the City, Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones has decided to resign as chair of the Virginia Democratic Party, NBC12 has learned. Jones plans to formally announce his decision Friday at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Decision Virginia
Last Updated By: Jim and Matt 10:45pm: The storm has ended, but now with plummeting temperatures there will be the danger for water and slush freezing very quickly, and black ice on the roads and sidewalks will be widespread early in the morning Friday. Use EXTRA caution driving. Storm totals... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Happy March 1st, college hoops fans! March Madness doesn't start when conference tournaments tip off. It starts now, as teams are making their final pushes and trying to boost their resumes, so we're kicking off our March Madness coverage today. Several college hoops teams in Virginia have high hopes for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2015 at Marc Madness