Nathan Cushing

Nathan Cushing

editor + writer + reporter

Former editor and lead writer/reporter at RVANews, an online hyperlocal news outlet.

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Nonprofit learning point article

Nonprofit Learning Point: Helping boost RVA's nonprofits for 20 years

The first organization in the nation to do what it does—make nonprofits better at achieving their goals.

Early bird biscuit logo article

Early Bird Biscuit: Out of time, out of this world

This small shop is leavening some big biscuity business.

Nightime skyline article

Looking back on 2014: October, November, December

We wind down 2014 with a look at a “short” protest, Alton Brown devouring the city, and a whole lot more.

Goodbye  article

Nathan says so long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, good night

It’s been nearly four years. But all things come to an end.

Purple bridge article

Looking back on 2014: July, August, September

Today we touch on July’s doughnut wars, August’s steering wheel bicycle, September’s cheetah cubs, and more.

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Looking back on 2014: April, May, June

Our review of 2014 rolls on. The second quarter started with hoarders and ended like all good movies do…with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan coming together.

Richmond skyline article

Looking back on 2014: January, February, March

Before 2015 gets here, we’re looking back on 2014. First up is January through March. The new year began with optimism, but March ended with tragedy.

17th street market rendering winter article

Riverfront, Bicycles, Main Street Station: What's up with City development plans

Here’s what the city will look like next year…and beyond.

Downton abbey season 5  article

Altria Theater hosts Downton Abbey Season 5 premiere

Dress up and get down for a sneak peek inside the Crawley family estate.

Dc bike share bicycles article

City pedaling toward first bike-share program

Officials want the $1.34 million plan implemented in time for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.

Healthline rapid bus cleveland article

Vote for name of new GRTC bus rapid transit line

City’s first BRT line needs a name before it opens in 2017.

Die in article

VCU medical students holding 'die-in' this afternoon

Part of a coordinated protest against racial bias recently evidenced in Ferguson and New York.

Mark smith article

Mark Smith has the Midas touch

This franchise owner built a business plan around doing good.

Samuels article

Samuels abandons bid for second term as Council president

Announcement clears a path for his presumed successor.

City hall 550x361 article

Get to know your city government with RVAGOV

What does the School Board do? How’s the budget created? What’s the difference between an ordinance and resolution?