Butterfly among annuals in West End
Two-year-old cousins Khamryn Tyler, left, and Xavier Taylor enjoy the sunshine and running along a brick walkway at Shields Lake in Byrd Park on Wednesday during an outing with their moms, Benneka Tucker and Leesa Taylor, and their grandfather, Emanuel Crawford. Area residents welcomed the nice weather after the string of overcast days and sheets of rain associated with the hurricane.
Mayor Levar M. Stoney joins Lacette Cross, co-founder of Black Pride RVA, in celebrating Virginia Pride Week as the rainbow flag flies above them on Brown’s Island. Wednesday’s ceremony raising the banner of the LGBTQ community took place ahead of the popular VA PrideFest scheduled for 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, on the Downtown riverfront island.