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Artspace Accepting Proposals for its 2016 Exhibition Calendar

According to a recent email from the artist run gallery and performance space, artspace, it is now accepting proposals for its 2016 exhibition calendar. "Located in Plant Zero Arts Center in Richmond’s Manchester district, artspace mounts eleven new exhibitions every year with opening receptions on Fourth Fridays. artspace’s five galleries feature 20 foot ceilings

Sweet Fix Listed on Martha Stewart’s Best Wedding Cakes of 2015

Serious props are in order for Manchester's local cake artists at Sweet Fix. Martha Stewart just listed their pumpkin spice cake as one of the top 25 best wedding cakes of 2015! According to Martha Stewart: "Sweet Fix hand-painted a brightly colored diamond motif onto the fondant covering this pumpkin spice cake with a cinnamon-brown-sugar

Hulltown-A Southside Carytown?

ABC 8 News did an interesting story back in October on the revitalization that is happening along Manchester's Hull Street corridor entitled: Local businessman has big plans for revitalizing Richmond’s Manchester District From the ABC News 8 website: "If you stroll through the business area of Manchester, you might see several vacant, boarded-up buildings. Richard Smith,

It’s just a bridge…get over it!

How catchy in that tagline? And so clever too! Check out the Manchester Alliance on their website or on their Facebook Page. Here is the description for the Manchester Alliance as listed on their Facebook page: "The Manchester Alliance is a neighborhood association encompassing residents, businesses and property owners that share common ideals


Richmond Magazine has created a feature on Manchester labeled-Boomtown. Check out the snazzy animation and graphics. From Richmond Magazine: "From above, the bulk of industrial Manchester looks something like the top of grand piano. Tucked into the bend where Ninth Street becomes Commerce Road and held in Commerce’s curved embrace to

Welcome to The Dogtown Dish!

We couldn't help but notice that Manchester was missing a dedicated community news source. Our tails are wagging with delight with all the exciting development going on. We hope to provide as much coverage as possible as we work to restore a sense of pride in this great neighborhood. We are still working