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Richmond Magazine Does Story on Manchester’s Tricycle Garden Farmer Alex Badecker

If you live in Manchester, you are almost certainly familiar with the urban farm located between 9th and 10th Streets on Bainbridge Avenue. Operated by Tricycle Gardens, the farm is a healthy dose of country in an otherwise urban environment. Richmond Magazine did a story on the fellowship program Tricycle Gardens

Dogtown & Creativity Go Hand in Hand on Both Coasts

I sat down to watch the legendary skateboarding documentary and Sundance Film Festival Award winning Dogtown and Z-Boys last night. I was totally blown away by the West Coast Dogtown and its parallels to Manchester. The Dogtown area of South Santa Monica and Venice California is Manchester’s West Coast equivalent. Labeled

Homes Currently For Sale in the Manchester Area

Manchester is one of the few neighborhoods that still remains somewhat affordable when compared to other areas of the city. However, that is changing as new residents flock to the area and there is very little housing supply available. Many of the new homes (2 of the 3 featured below

Dogtown Brewing Patio Views Coming to Hull Street

Dogtown Brewing Co will bring brews, views, and dim sum carts to Hull Street! As announced at the Hard Hat Happy Hour Tour in Manchester last week and covered today by Richmond BizSense, Dogtown Brewing will offer a multi-story beer hall with a full service restaurant. The first floor brewpub component

Manchester New Construction Looks Set to Roll Into 2018

In walking around the Manchester neighborhood this Sunday, it looks like several new building projects are nearing completion before year end. And new residential construction shows no sign of stopping headed into 2018. There are a mix of property types between duplexes, single family, and apartment buildings that are being built.

Richmond Magazine Does Multiple Features on Manchester

Richmond Magazine has dedicated some serious coverage to Manchester in their December issue. Stephanie Ganz wrote Remembering What Was and rightly gives a nod to the past: "For the first half of the 20th century, Manchester bustled with shoppers enjoying department stores, restaurants and movie theaters in a thriving commercial corridor. But as residents

SunTrust Moving Into Former Urban Farmhouse Location

SunTrust is moving into the former Urban Farmhouse location in Manchester on Semmes Avenue. With its mortgage operations center directly across the street, SunTrust will have two corners of the 12th and Semmes intersection covered. Richmond BizSense reported on the SunTrust news today where a SunTrust spokesperson declined to comment on whether it

Looming Tax Reform Throws Richmond’s Redevelopment into Chaos

The uncertainty of the looming federal tax reform is causing chaos, some might go so far as to say panic, for historic building owners, commercial bank lenders, and developers throughout RVA. The proposed changes are causing various stakeholders to scramble as they try to get their projects started before the rules

RVA Goats Work on Thanksgiving

We are happy to report that the RVA Goats team is hard at work despite the Thanksgiving holiday. We took a pre-turkey walk across the T-Pot Bridge this morning, and were happy to find the goats just east of the Manchester climbing wall clearing overgrown brush. While we must admit there was a

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