Style Weekly just announced the opening of a new Hull Street art gallery called Manchester Gallery. Located at 1409 Hull Street, Manchester Gallery is the second art gallery to open within 30 days on Hull Street. Anne and Charlie Westbrook's Manchester Contemporary just recently opened as reported earlier this month.
Legend Brewing Company is hosting Manchester's First Annual Harvest Festival on October 28th from 12-9 PM. Admission is free.
The family-friendly event will feature live music, pumpkin carving, face painting and more. Legend is shutting down the parking lot in order to set up a stage for the event.
Here are further
One of the earliest re-development projects in industrial Manchester has sold for $4.25 Million. The Corrugated Box building transaction continues a trend in Manchester as some of the developers of historic tax credit renovation projects look to cash out.
Richmond BizSense was first to report the transaction. The sale has been
Attention art lovers, there is a new reason to visit Hull Street! Manchester's newest residents, Anne and Charlie Westbrook, have opened a new art gallery at 1309 Hull Street by the name of Manchester Contemporary.
According to the Manchester Contemporary website, the "gallery seeks to provide a compelling venue for emerging
Style Weekly's Food Editor Brandon Fox just published a story on The Butterbean Market & Cafe and the general revitalization effort along Hull Street.
The title of the article is: The Butterbean Market & Cafe is Coming to Hull Street. It's time to revitalize Manchester's forgotten business corridor.
Fox rightly points out in the
Donut and cocktail lovers rejoice, Hot Diggity Donuts is coming to Manchester!
The modern bakery and donut bar concept is slated to open at 1213 Hull Street in early 2018.
Hot Diggity will offer made to order craft donuts and select desserts for indulgence both at morning and night, either to stay or
I had no idea that Hall of Fame quarterback and Minnesota Vikings legend, Fran Tarkenton, lived in Manchester. And his boyhood home is amazingly still standing...barely.
Enter stage left Mr. Lars Harrisville. Lars is a former history teacher and Minnesota native. As an avid Tarkenton fan, he knew the NFL legend was
If you don't have plans for tomorrow Saturday September 23rd, consider volunteering between 9 AM-1 PM to help fix up Manchester's Alice Fitz Park. Mayor Stoney will be there at 10:30 AM to help out!
Here is the message with details from the City of Richmond's Park's & Recreation about Hands
Did you know there used to be a baseball stadium on Mayo Island? If so, have you ever wondered why it isn't still there? Fire and floods are the answer.
Sterling Hundley of Virginia Living did an article on the subject with an awesome illustration of Lou Gehrig hitting a home
We did both a walking and biking tour of Manchester this weekend. While we took in the sites, we snapped a few construction pictures from throughout the neighborhood. The pace of the development in Manchester shows no sign of slowing down.
The bulk of the construction is spread throughout the industrial
Manchester resident Greg Montalto shared with us another great set of aerial views of Manchester. This time his drone footage includes views of the Southern States Silos from various angles.
Enjoy the Manchester scenery folks!
If you assumed that with the overwhelming success of the T-Pot bridge, that the rollout of the RVA Bike Share would have included Manchester, you assumed wrong.
If you haven't noticed all the new shared RVA Bike Share bicycles around town, you must not have gone outside in the last two
Soul Ice opened over the Labor Day weekend at 1011 Hull Street. And if the smiles I saw on both the kids and grown up faces are any indication, it was a successful opening.
Soul Ice has been a cart vendor to date, but has opened its first bricks and mortar
Want to check out the newest historic renovation on Hull Street and the new apartments inside?
The folks from Dodson Property Management will host an open house at the Jones-Green Shoe Co building at 1213 Hull Street this Saturday, September 2nd from 12-3.
Come by and check it out, and get an
My wife Laura and I laughed while mentioning that the newly plastered wall at the renovation at 1213 Hull Street looked like a giant movie screen. Then we looked at each other in a wild-eyed crazy sort of way and joked that it could be used as an outdoor movie
We are happy to announce that Manchester's food desert on Hull Street will soon be a thing of the past! The Butterbean Market & Cafe is slated to open its doors in the first quarter of 2018 at 1204 Hull Street.
The Butterbean will be a casual neighborhood hangout offering craft beer,
When I tell folks the first Ukrop's grocery store was on Hull Street, they look at me like I am crazy.
But it's true. Located at 3111 Hull Street, the first Ukrop's was opened in 1937 and was the beginning of what became a Richmond success story. According to the Chesterfield Observer's
Manchester has some grand old churches. And for a fairly compact area, the architectural diversity of these houses of worship is quite impressive.
Here are a few worth mentioning:
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Community Bainbridge Street Baptist Church
Central United Methodist Church
Church of God of Prophecy
First Baptist Church of
Did you know that Manchester was an independent city until it was annexed by the City of Richmond in 1910? If so, did you ever wonder why Manchester agreed to consolidate? As you could probably guess, it all came down to money.
There were two arguments on the matter, and public
1213 Hull Street was in rough shape a little over a year ago. The roof at the back of the building had collapsed, and it was at risk of being condemned for safety reasons. At least a half dozen experts recommended tearing it down. But that was a year ago,