Uptown Market & Deli applies for ABC
The Uptown Market & Deli at 2400 W Main St applied for a Wine & Beer Off Premises & Keg ABC license on 9/26/2011. Original Article
An ode to the Missing Cockatiel
Perhaps you’ve seen the flyer for the missing cockatiel? Well, Curt Fritts sent in “Mister Cockatiel”, an ode to the missing bird… Photo by PJ Pink. Original Article
Escaped bank robber caught trying to rob Broad...
Maurice Emile was in jail on bank robbery charges when he was able to escape with a group of inmates being released from jail around 9 a.m. Wednesday. Two hours later, Richmond Sheriff C.T. Woody said Emile was captured after attempting to rob the SunTrust Bank at Broad and Lombardy Streets. Original Article
VCU police after "serial groper"
Investigators say the suspect has assaulted and fondled three women in the past two days. The incidents happened during the day. The first one happened Tuesday in the 1700 block of West Cary Street at 2:10 in the afternoon. 45 minutes later, the man strikes again at Plum and Maine streets. The latest one happened at 9:36 Wednesday morning in the 12-hundred block of Cumberland Street near the...
Metro Grill for sale
VIA Richmond BizSense: “Metro Grill on North Robinson Street was put up for sale on Monday, according to an ad on Craiglist.” Original Article
Relay brings groceries and more
Relay is a grocery delivery/pick-up service in Charlottesville and Richmond: Relay delivers the best food available to you. We offer groceries from stores, restaurants and farms, and bring them together under one tent – RelayFoods.com! […] There’s no fresher food than Relay Foods. Local farmers often pick produce on the morning of your food delivery. It’s like having a garden in your...
VCU checkpoints this weekend
VCU Police will operate the first checkpoint from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, along the 800 block of West Franklin Street. The second checkpoint will take place from 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, until 3 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, along the 700 block of West Main Street. Officers will check operator licenses and vehicle registrations and review seatbelt compliance and other safety...
Cocojo & Co opens on Robinson
Two weeks ago, Jo McClain opened Cocojo & Co., a shop that sells jewelry and other accessories made by Richmond artisans. […] McClain mans eight booths in her shop, selling products for about 10 local artisans. The store sells everything from paintings to candles to clothes, ranging from $10 to $300. Original Article
Weekend crime in the Fan
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT 9/17/11 9:30 p.m. 1100 block of West Grace Street A male reported he was assaulted by an unknown male. THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE 9/17/11 12:15 a.m. – 1:45 a.m. 2300 block of West Cary Street An unknown person(s) broke into the vehicle and stole a purse from under the front passenger seat. THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE...
OMEGA and a decorative wood panel
omega and a decorative wood panel hung by a sign on Meadow and Broad Street. [VIA] Original Article
Shots in the night?
A reader writes in: “There’s been a lot of gun shots at night near Cary and Rowland.” Anybody else heard this, got info? Original Article
Drug bust in Monroe Park
The VCU Police arrested some folks for selling weed in Monroe Park: On Sept. 14, police arrested 42-year-old David Coley, 46-year-old Angela R. Thompson and 40-year-old Jonathan C. Motley, all of Richmond, without incident and charged them with felony charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana...
Fan House reboot opens tonight
The Fan House reopens tonight with a few changes: The concept is this: no waiters; bartenders-only who serve the tables from the first-floor bar-station (not a bar, the neighborhood fought that) and the second floor regular bar. You order cocktails; you order craft beer; you order sake and fabulous wine and you’ll even be able to create your own cocktail – sushi-menu-style. Original Article
Have you seen Baby Kitty?
Have you seen this cat? “BABY KITTY” Near Park and Shields 516-6642 Original Article
Fan House closed?
The word is that FanHouse restaurant is closed, and has been for about two weeks. There hasn’t been official confirmation from anyone connected to FanHouse yet, and the restaurant’s phone number, website and Facebook page are all still up and running, but the Floyd and Robinson streets spot has been shut-up tight for two weeks. Original Article
Arrest made in damage to VCU vehicles
The suspect, Jeremy Hawthorne, 27, is accused of damaging seven tires on VCU vehicles, including police vehicles. Original Article
Is this your dog?
I found your white and tan female dog with a pink collar. Please contact me ASAP! 400-4990 Original Article
30 months in Park Avenue meth house
Stephen Hahne Jr. was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. He is scheduled to report to prison on Oct. 6. In May, Hahne appeared calm in court and took responsibility for using methamphetamine and allowing drug dealers to reside and operate out of his home in the 2200 block of Park Avenue. Original Article
New 24-hour joint coming to Main Street
Jake Crocker and his FWS Group partners plan to convert a dilapidated novelty shop at 2400 W. Main St. into a late-night sandwich and drink spot called Uptown Market and Deli. A business called the Happy Corner formerly had the space. Original Article
A farewell to Sprout
Last night over 200 people packed into Sprout to help give a final farewell to a much loved Richmond localvore restaurant and venue. Original Article
Have you seen Bean?
I’m missing my all black cat. Its a boy, hes got short hair, a big heavy body, and a tiny head. He is very friendly, and also talkative (especially when you meet him). His name is Bean, hopefully he will still have his red collar on him, with his name and my information on it. He is my best friend, I would do anything to find him, please please help. (p.s. the third picture was taken...
So we all have power now?
“According to Dominion’s interactive outage viewer, there are no more customers without power in the Fan.” [VIA] Original Article
East over the Fan
Wanna see it bigger? [VIA] Original Article
Happy birthday to Blue Elephant
Happy birthday to Blue Elephant! This weekend we will officially have been open one whole year! To celebrate we’re going to have a huge sale: 25% OFF ALL ITEMS (with the exception of hand crafted items from local artists). All larger items will be marked down, but feel free to make me an offer on something if you want to try and bargain me down even further! Since Monday is Labor Day,...
Want to find the dumbest people in RVA? Visit any 7-11 downtown.– It’s even better if they have a parking lot, because then you get watch idiots try to park. (via thisisrva)
This just released on Facebook and Twitter, Sprout has decided to close their doors for good on Monday, September 5th. From Facebook: Dear Friends, To confirm the rumors, we are closing our doors for good on Monday, September 5th. We are open the next few days, so please come in for one last delicious meal. Thanks for all of your support! Original Article