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Time to Take A Dam Walk!

After numerous delays, the T-Pot bridge, or Dam Walk, will open this Friday! The Mayor's office announced the opening of the much anticipated bridge and it will be available for use this weekend. According to the City: "The City of Richmond announced today that it will officially open the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial

1213 Hull Street Renovation Begins

The momentum of renovation along the Hull Street business corridor is picking up steam. Originally the Jones-Green Shoe Co. building, 1213 Hull Street was originally built in 1911. The building was most recently Richmond Christian Family Service Store before it it was ultimately boarded up approximately 30+ years ago. The building is being renovated

South Canal Project Gets Greenlight

If you didn't hear the news already, Fountainhead Properties' South Canal Project received approval from City Council. Richmond BizSense reported the news last week in its "‘Beacon’ to Manchester takes big step forward" article. Fountainhead Properties' Tom Papa is quoted in the article as saying: "This is the best piece of

Commerce Road Gets Paved!

Everyone's car axles and tires should be doing a collective fist bump. Commerce Road is getting paved! If you are unfamiliar with the condition of the road, it was in terrible shape. The old asphalt was stripped bare and potholes were seemingly everywhere. Given that Commerce Road is one of the main corridors in and out

Blood in the Cut

This past week was an historical event that won't soon be forgotten. Like others, I've had mixed emotions because it's been a long haul not only for the national election but the local election as well. I've been fixated with a certain song from K.Flay - "Blood in the Cut". It's

The Election of Blind Rage

I feel like I need a rabies shot after witnessing the blind rage shown by candidates and supporters alike during this election cycle. This campaign season was akin to watching a drunken father beat his wife while in front of his children and not having the ability to intervene to stop it. And I am not

Urban Farmhouse on Semmes Is Closed

Well, that didn't take long. Ten months after opening in January, the new Urban Farmhouse on Semmes Avenue is closed. I can't say I'm entirely surprised. I have visited the location on multiple occasions, and on more than one instance I was the only person there. I assume that part of