At just 4 months, Zachariah Fakondor eagerly accompanied his father, Philip Fakondor, to a citizenship ceremony at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture on Monday. Mee-Kema Fakondor, Zachariah’s mom and Mr. Fakondor’s wife, was among 46 people from 29 countries who were sworn in as American citizens.
The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) unveiled a Pride-themed bus June 5 in front of Richmond City Hall. The first of its kind in the region, the “Love Connects” bus is intended to symbolize Richmond being a welcoming and inclusive place for the LGBTQ+ community. GRTC partnered with Virginia Pride for the design of the Pride bus, which will be in service for at least a year.
Bees and blooms on Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Families gathered from near and far for Richmond’s annual free fireworks show July 4 at Dogwood Dell.