This one's for all the marbles. Jack Berry and Levar Stoney were the top two vote getters in our Richmond Mayor Poll Semifinal Round. Now it's time to select who you would like to be Mayor if forced to pick between only the top two candidates. Let the voting begin!
There are an enormous number of empty tree wells in Manchester. There are currently 17 empty tree wells on Hull Street alone. And given the persistent efforts of Sam McDonald who convinced the City to cut out tree wells during its recent sidewalk repairs, 9 new tree wells have been added.
3 Candidates collected 20+% of your votes in the 2nd Round: Jack Berry, Chris Hilbert & Levar Stoney. Now it's time to get serious. Select the final two candidates by voting below. Commence!
The opening image depicts a beautiful tree displayed quite prominently on the side of an old brick building in Manchester at the corner of Hull and Cowardin. In stark contrast to this image is the reality of the Hull Street corridor without the beauty of trees lining its main thoroughfare.
Have you Registered to Vote? If not, DO IT NOW. You can register online and it takes only 2 minutes.
One of our biggest challenges in Manchester is that we have lots of renters (and we love you dearly), but very few homeowners. Renters have historically registered to vote at a much lower
In recent years I’ve taken up biking as a means to keep in shape and de-stress over the weekends. My bike isn’t anything flashy, but more than anything else it harkens back to the days as a young tween pedaling through my suburban Tuscawilla neighborhood in Florida. I had a
And then there were three...err, well make that five. Three candidates from the 1st Round of our Richmond Mayor Poll each collected 20%+ of the votes and have moved on to the 2nd Round: Levar Stoney, Jon Baliles, & Chris Hilbert.
However, to spice things up for the 2nd Round, we are adding two wildcards:
Where you have trains, you have hobos and train jumpers. Where you have large cities, you have the homeless. And no matter how unpleasant to the eye, or inconvenient their presence might seem to some, the folks living in these conditions are human beings.
I saw a recent posting on Reddit
Folks, if you haven't tried Relay Foods, now is the time! Relay is running a special promotion for The Dogtown Dish readers. Simply click the image below or follow this link to get $20 off your purchase of $50 or more and pick up your groceries at the new Legend Brewery pickup
Former City of Richmond Mayor and Governor of Virginia, Douglas Wilder, ceased his silence and publicly admonished Mayor Dwight Jones in an opinion piece posted in The Richmond Times-Dispatch this past weekend entitled: “No more silence about the state of the city".
Wilder voiced his frustration with the city’s current state
The flood wall along the James River provides flood protection for downtown Richmond and Manchester. This is a good thing for all of us, but along Manchester’s waterfront it’s a bit of an eyesore. A raised walkway along the flood wall is nice but it doesn’t put you close to the
Art lovers rejoice! We just received word that the much anticipated RVAStreetArt project slated for Manchester appears to be moving forward this April! That means the iconic Southern States silos will be transformed with wonderful artwork for the betterment of the entire RVA skyline.
The silos in silhouette.A blank canvas that will change in
I sat down for coffee with Lieutenant Timothy Wyatt this week. Lt. Wyatt is in charge of The Richmond Police Department’s First Precinct – Sector 112. That is no small task considering the breadth, bridges, and neighborhood diversity that comprise Sector 112.
On any given day, Lt. Wyatt can face problems in the
Local advertising agency Big River is making the move to Manchester!
Soon to be crossing the bridge and moving into the RVA Construction building on Hull Street, the advertising agency is busily preparing for their move. We thought it would be nice to welcome them to the neighborhood. Plus we thought you would like to learn a
Mayor Jones' term is due to end. We need to vote this November for Richmond's next mayor.
While it isn't certain who is definitively running yet, we thought it would be interesting to run a poll based upon some of the possible candidates who spoke to Richmond Magazine in its November 2015 feature, “Mayorology 2016".
So cast your
We have intriguing news of a neighborhood happy hour mashup involving beer, food, & groceries. Here is the word from Relay Foods...
Legend Brewing and Relay Foods are partnering to bring you the happiest of happy hours! Starting Thursday, February 18th you'll be able to grab a bite, a brew, AND