RVA Clean Sweep needs a Manchester Volunteer Lead to oversee 30 volunteers on a litter pick up on Thursday August 17th from 9 AM-12 noon. Are you game?
From the RVA Clean Sweep event page:
The Manchester neighborhood and Clean Sweep are partnering with VCU's RAM Camp for service projects throughout the city.
I was happy to see City workers trimming the tree shoots sprouting from all the dead crepe myrtles on Hull Street this evening.
As we reported in our prior article City Workers Hack & Kill Trees On Hull Street, city workers maimed and killed all the mature crepe myrtles on Hull
The Eastbound lanes of Hull Street between 6th and 7th are closed due to a downed power line and pole. Dominion Energy emergency crews are on-site.
You should avoid Hull Street until this situation is resolved.
For those of you that drive down Hull Street, this is going to be old news. Last year when the mature crepe myrtles were in full bloom, City of Richmond workers came on trucks with chainsaws and cut all the blooms off the trees.
I was upset while I watched them
There is talk of bringing back the trolley that used to connect Manchester to Chesterfield County along the Jefferson Davis Highway. Or at least Chesterfield is talking about it. And while it might seem like a bit of a pipe dream, how cool would it be to see trolleys running
We have learned that the Boulevard Burger & Brew Burglar was being housed by the Liberation Family Services homeless shelter located at 1201 Hull Street.
Richmond Police recently reported that the restaurant burglar and Liberation Family Services resident, Spencer T. Adkins, was arrested on Thursday July 13th. According to CBS 6,
Are you planning to attend the Manchester Tour + Yoga Hike this Sunday, July 16th from 1-4? Here are the details according to its Facebook Event page:
One of our favorite events of the season AND and opportunity to support local businesses while meeting new friends, connecting with old friends, and getting
According to Richmond BizSense, the Forest Hill coffee shop, Café Zata, is opening a second location at 700 Bainbridge Street in the old Blanchard's location.
Here is a snippet of what Richmond BizSense had to say in this morning's article entitled Forest Hill coffee shop to open Manchester location:
"A Westover Hills and
As part of the The Hull Street Library's Books for a Better World Series, on Tuesday July 11th from 6:30-8 they will host a talk by Dave Coogan, author of "Writing Our Way Out: memoirs from jail."
According to the Hull Street Library's Facebook Event:
"Books for a Better World is a book
I often hear from the realtor community and those searching for a home that there is a shortage of housing inventory in Richmond. Well look no further, because Manchester has some great starter homes, larger single family homes, and loads of apartments that renovators are turning back into single family
You know when you start excavating dirt at one of your building renovations and find hundreds of 100 year old oyster shells, you are on to something good!
1213 Hull Street is the furthest along of all the projects and it is slated to hold 4 apartments and a commercial food