Robin Schwartzkopf in a red button down shirt

Robin Schwartzkopf

Senior City Editor

Robin is a born-and-raised Richmonder who has contributed to publications including RVA Magazine, The Cavalier Daily, and C-VILLE Weekly. She helped launch RICtoday in July 2021 and enjoys exploring James River trails in her free time.

What would you add to the manmade island?
The county will install a new earthen dam, native plants, and a community walking trail to enhance the area
The extensive exhibition “Samurai Armor from the Collection of Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller” is on display at the museum April 20-August 4.
The city wants your feedback on five planned improvements concentrated on High Injury Network streets around Richmond
Here’s your guide to social clubs, public events, and more local ways to make new besties in the Alamo City.
Richmond’s non-emergency call center responds to tens of thousands of requests a year.
There are several opportunities for public engagement with the budget process for fiscal year 2025.
See what’s on the ballot, when and how to vote, and important information for Election Day in the River City
See where to stock up on seasonal produce around the city, from year-round shopping to in-season markets.
Check out how RPL is going green with the help of the James River Association
From the Squirrels to the Kickers, we’re sharing all the details on sports teams in the River City, including basketball, baseball, roller derby, and more — so you can cheer on Richmond.
The first element of the Diamond District redevelopment is the construction of a new baseball diamond, to break ground April-June
The plan will go before City Council for final approval at the end of March
JRPS has a survey and several workshops to get feedback on park experience and spread the word about invasive species.
The 58th annual conference will take place March 20-23 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center with the theme Coalescence.
All levels of roller skaters are welcome at Rollin’ on the River, a new partnership between the Capital Trail, River City Roller Derby, and RVA Roll Patrol
The project is over a decade in the making — see trail plans and hear from the design team at a community meeting.
See when the biggest River City parties are going down in 2024.
Enjoy the sunshine with one of these local scoops
Richmond Ivy Soccer Club kicks off May 11, bringing pre-professional women’s soccer back to the River City
We tried the DiamondGlow treatment at Synergy’s new Midlothian location
Learn about the companies who employ the most Richmonders, by the numbers.
The Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization is accepting comments on its Public Engagement Plan through Friday, March 15
Get tickets to see performances of all-new, 10-minute ballets which are choreographed in just 25 hours at Studio Two.
The local event returns March 10-17 with dozens of Black-owned restaurants and food trucks participating
Put your plant knowledge to the test with these tips on how to identify what’s growing in Richmond.
The on-demand pilot service will now include zones in Clover Dale, Ashland, and Powhatan
UR and VCU enter the tournament with the first and second seeds, respectively
Richmonders are invited to apply to join the Zoning Advisory Council to provide input to the planning commission.
The Henny Derby rivalry match will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network