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Rediscovering What We Lost: Hull Street

I know its hard to envision now, but the Hull Street shopping district used to be one of the busiest areas in all of Richmond. While Hull Street still has considerable vehicle traffic as a commuter corridor, it has lost nearly all its pedestrians who once shopped its high density retail district. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch archives,

Mayor Stoney Grabs A Shovel for Pothole Palooza

It looks like Mayor Stoney got the message during his campaign-Manchester is littered with potholes. But have no fear. According to the Mayor's recent tweets, the Department of Public Works just held a Pothole Palooza in Manchester. According to the Mayor: "Our DPW crews have repaired 994 potholes citywide using 53 tons of

Calling all Grocers

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer issued a research report entitled-Richmond at a Glance: Focus on Manchester. The report has a section entitled Calling All Grocers which rightly points out: "Manchester, despite all of the new multifamily product coming online, is still something of a “food desert” as defined by the USDA

City of Richmond Continues to Allow Raw Sewage to Dump Into James River from Mayo’s Island

In 1972 the floodwaters from Hurricane Agnes completely submerged Mayo's Island and The Mayo Bridge. To gain a perspective on just how bad it was, check out the current day Google Street View image from approximately the same angle looking southwest from the I-95 bridge. Hurricane Agnes also wasn't kind to large

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