Loupassi votes in favor of controversial...
@rosscatrow: If you’re upset about the ultrasound bill don’t blame RVA. Only ONE legislator out of Richmond’s EIGHT voted for it. Manoli Loupassi (R, House of Delegates District 68), who ran unopposed for reelection in November, was the only one of the 8 local legislators to vote in favor of the controversial bill. House of Delegates District 68 Original Article
Lost your pit bull?
I found a pit bull wandering around Idlewood Ave, with no tags on her collar. She looks like she can’t be over a year old and she’s super sweet. I really want to find the owners of this dog so if you know of someone who lost a pit bull recently they can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Original Article
"Stuffy's on Harrison has gone kuh-razy..."
@taber: Stuffy’s on Harrison has gone kuh-razy with the extra special value promotions!!! Original Article
This sandwich is not the Bradford Burgess
Following last year’s sandwiches in honor of the 4 graduating VCU Rams Joey Rodriguez, Brandon Rozell, Jamie Skeen, and Ed Nixon, Garnett’s Cafe has unleashed a new sandwich inspired by Bradford Burgess: In honor of one of our all time favorite VCU Rams players. We present the #20: bacon, ham, lettuce, tomato, benedictine spread and tiger sauce on a ciabatta roll! Go RAMS...
Foreclosure on Stuart Avenue
A Richmond BizSense look at recent foreclosures in the region lists 22 in Richmond and 1 in the area: 2016 Stuart Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220 Execution of a certain deed of trust-original principal amount: $301,689 Borrower: David Feibish and Pamela Feibish Foreclosure date: March 15, 2012 2:15 p.m. Trustee: ALG Trustee Original Article
Stretch of trees on Grayland slated for removal
A reader Jason has a question about a block of trees: All of the trees surrounding Dominion on Grayland Ave and Stafford are scheduled to be cut down even though I remember them being healthy last year. The city’s February 2012 Tree Removal List (PDF) indicates that the 9 trees are being removed on the 2400 block of Grayland Avenue are among the 98 slated for removal this month. The...
Got info on a DUI red Jeep with a black top?
some drunk person in a Red Jeep with a black top went the wrong way down a one way street at midnight last night and smashed into my car, putting it on the curb and ruining my front end/passenger side. does ANYONE have ANY idea of who could have done this? I’ve filed a police report, and all we know is that it was a red Jeep with a black top going we think the wrong way down the 200 block of...
Confederates retake Monument Avenue for Heritage...
It is this: Confederate Heritage Rally 2012: All roads lead to Richmond! The 2012 Heritage Rally will take place in Richmond, Va where the permanent government of the Confederate States of America established its capitol and formed its government. The day they chose for this was February 22nd, the birthday of the man who was the icon of American Constitutional government and a Southerner,...
Neighborhood cleaning action today @ 2PM
@green_unity: Who’s up for a little neighborhood cleaning action in the Fan @ U-Block? Meet us @ 2pm at Mojo’s (733 W Cary)! Original Article
This week's calendar
Romeo + Juliet @ The Byrd; Art of Burgundy Wine; City Council Formal Meeting; Flight Night @ Secco; Free movie at Grace Street Theater; New Works by Greg Osterhaus; Jake Hinkson at Chop Suey ; Re-Animator @ The Byrd; MORE… ARE WE MISSING SOMETHING? ADD IT TO THE CALENDAR Romeo + Juliet @ The Byrd Sat Feb 25 11:45 pm...
Props to Strawberry Street Cafe, Sidewalk Cafe,...
Richmond.com’s Top 10 Fave ‘Old’ Richmond Restaurants gives props to Strawberry Street Cafe, Sidewalk Cafe, the Village Cafe, and Joe’s Inn. Original Article
Seen this calico?
Lost calico cat (Richmond (Fan)) She is 12 years old; a fairly petite cat and she is wearing a pink outlined collar with white, braided rope in the middle. She has no claws and is strictly an indoor cat. She is VERY skittish and has really bad anxiety so approach her slowly. She won’t hurt you, she is a sweet girl but she is just scared. Please let me know if you even see a cat that...
Have you seen Tsukiyo the ferret?
Lost Ferret: Female black and white (West Grace St ) I lost my ferret Tsukiyo around Jan. 31st and have tried desperately to search around town and animal shelters for her. She ran out of the apartment whle my friends where having a party and we were not sure as to if she was let out accidently or escaped out of the apartment through a vent. If you see her or might have her , i would really...
Have you seen this beagle?
LOST BEAGLE (FAN-Shields ave) Reply to: email@example.com at around 8 or 9pm last night my beagle, Mason, went missing from our apartment on Shields Ave in the fan. He is light brown, chocolate brown, and white with green eyes and a pink nose. He is still in-tact. He did not have his tags but his collar is hunter green with silver studs. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE...
Bohland & Graham
Meet Liz Ughetta, owner of and buyer and shopkeeper at Bohland & Graham: Bohland & Graham’s retail shop opened in October 2010 and sits at 2605 W. Cary St., next to Acacia Mid-town. The store sports light khaki-gray walls, deep brown-gray trim work and sisal carpets topped with aged, scattered small Orientals. The setting provides a richly neutral backdrop for their antique...
Acacia's Reitzer named James Beard Semifinalist
Chef Dale Reitzer of Acacia, recently lauded as Chef of the Year at the 2012 Elbys Awards, has been named a semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Foundation Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic award. He is one of 20 nominees in the region that stretches from New Jersey to Virginia, and one of two from Virginia. Original Article
via Vintage Richmond: Snow in The Fan - 1964 Original Article
Check it out larger. Snowglobe by Mike Johnson. Original Article
Monroe Park Snowball Fight!!!
Snow on West Grace
via HOLD YOUR BREATH Original Article
Snow Plowing Status Map
You should be able to see which streets have been plowed. I don’t think it works on phones. Original Article
A history of Paradise Park
The Paradise Park site has the history of almost 40-year-old park: Paradise Park and its sister, Scuffletown Park, began in 1968 as a citizens’ project sponsored by the Fan District Association. This project sought to establish “block core parks” at locations where it was determined that the need for such parks existed. The City of Richmond became involved as a project...
Sweet Frog offers $10,000 to name their frogs
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Mint now hiring for all positions
Word has it that Mint is aiming for an early March opening: MINT is located in the former Davis and Main Restaurant! We are now beginning to hire all positions… So, if any of you are looking or know someone awesome looking for a job please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Original Article
Cinnamon Band, Snowy Owls, Airstrip tonight at...
via Cinnamon Band, Snowy Owls, Airstrip (NC) Original Article
This week's calendar
Imagimania! at Chop Suey; Theatre VCU”s The Elephant Man; FilmRoasters @ Firehouse; End of an Era: The Photography of Jack Jeffers; Flight Night @ Secco; FAT TUESDAY at F.W. Sullivan’s & Lady N’awlins; Free movie at Grace Street Theater; The Moonbees, Chris Kasper at Listening Room; Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority; VCU Southern Film Festival;...
RVA from above (looking east)
RVA skyline looking east, taken yesterday by via Smiziley. Click below to view larger. Original Article
Robbery on Main Street
A Virginia Commonwealth University student was not injured when she was confronted by a knife-wielding man who attempted to rob her at the school’s main academic campus in downtown Richmond. Original Article
Who makes the best sandwich in Richmond?
Garnett’s, Kuba Kuba, and Lamplighter are the area’s representatives among the 9 contestants in richmond.com’s contest to see who has the city’s best sandwich. We think Richmond does sandwiches the way New York does pizza, the way Philadelphia does cheesesteaks, the way Wisconsin does…well, cheese. What better way to open up the Besties Awards 2012 than by finding...
Parking enforcement training to take place on...
The City’s parking enforcement vendor will conduct on-street training of their employees on Monday, February 20, 2012. In accordance with normal holiday procedures, vehicles at parking meters will not be ticketed on Monday. This is a training exercise only. The City does wants the public to be mindful that citations still can be issued in prohibited zones, such as bus stops, cross walks or...
Agenda for the 2/28 CAR meeting
The agenda for the Commission of Architectural Review Agenda set for Tuesday, February 28 (PDF) includes a number of local projects: 1643 MONUMENT AVE Demolish existing side porch and construct new side porch; 2221 W GRACE ST Demolish non-original rear addition, modify side porch, and install a retaining wall and parking pad; 2243 W GRACE ST Construct new double porch at rear of...
Cars vandalized off Park Avenue
@targot22: 2 cars in the alley between Park and West vandalized - smashed windows - anywhere else? Original Article
Code Enforcement Court schedule for February and...
February 15 – John Marshall Circuit Court 6001 Hull Street Aaron Christian Haas / Burnette February 15 – Manchester General District Court 3624 Walmsely Blvd Emmil W Bradley / Kennedy & Nierman 5320 Hull Street Road Apt 3 Kelley Marie Brooks / Nierman & Hanley 7017 Forest Hill Avenue Barbara Lynn Young-Stout / Morris February 22 – Manchester General District Court 1907 Woodbine...
Catch up with Rocket Pop
Work It Richmond profiles Main Street’s Rocket Pop Media: With a soaring red-white-and-blue popsicle painted on a powder blue awning that juts out on West Main Street, a passer-by could easily mistake the agency for an ice cream shop or arcade. And that’s exactly what the Dickens are going for. “We enjoy helping businesses re-invent themselves on the Web and making their presence less...
Shop local with the RVA cash mob
The 2nd RVA Local Patronage Mob has been scheduled for Bombolini Pasta on Saturday, February 25. Check them out, they are sure to be a favorite if you love pasta! I have never SEEN so many flavors of pasta!!! If you haven’t participated in one of these before, we go to a local business (chosen by the previous mobbed locale) on a certain day and give them an extraordinary day of...
Crimes over the weekend
ATTEMPTED ROBBERY 2/10/12 8:25 p.m. 1400 block of Grove Avenue A female reported two unknown males tried to rob her at gunpoint. THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE 2/9/12 – 2/10/12 8:00 p.m. – 10:12 a.m. 1600 block of West Grace Street An unknown person(s) broke into the vehicle and stole a GPS unit left in plain view. BURGLARY 2/10/12 10:00 p.m....