A friend shared the following movie short by Ken Hendricksen with me and I felt compelled to share it with our readers. Published on Jan 20, 2013, the movie short is a compilation of photographs illustrating the extent of the destruction of Richmond caused by the 1865 evacuation fire.
The images are nothing
The Hull Street Library is starting a new local author series. Here are the details we received via email and from the library website:
Beginning with Benjamin Campbell on May 9th and every 2nd Tuesday @ 6:30-8 after that we will host a local author or scholar to discuss their work. The
There is black smoke billowing out from underneath the Mayo Bridge. And while there is no official word, I am speculating this might potentially be coming from the large homeless camp under the bridge.
Manchester has had a series of hobo/homeless camp fires. Last February there was a fire at the
Got plans for Earth Day this Saturday? If so, they should include going to Style Weekly's RVA Earth Day celebration from 12-7 in Manchester.
Here are the answers to the FAQ's from the RVA Earth Day website:
Where is the festival located?
South of 14th Street bridge at Plant Zero, Diversity Park, Hull Street
My wife and I were hiking the T-Pot Bridge one day and saw a set of solar panels on one of the old granite bridge pilings just to the east. Then we noticed a camera...but we couldn't quite make out what it was until we saw an article on the
I have been sitting on this exciting news for a while and it has been extremely difficult to contain given my enthusiasm for the new Cristo Rey school. I wanted to make sure the details were finalized and the location was a "done deal" before we made an announcement...especially given my personal
Robin Miller and Dan Gecker's Urban Development Associates, LLC have begun their long anticipated "Manchester Green" development. The massive project consists of 22 parcels and encompasses an entire city block bordered by 12th, 13th, Bainbridge, and Porter Streets. The project follows a tidal wave of new development in the booming Manchester neighborhood.
A shout out the Manchester Alliance is in order.
For those who don't know, the Manchester Alliance pushed for the city to require the demolition of the old McDonalds at Hull and Commerce as a condition of the zoning approval for McDonalds to relocate across the street. Thankfully the old store