On a cool, but beautiful spring weekend in April, several volunteers came together in Jackson Ward to paint murals on the old, tattered walls of Historic Jackson Ward. These volunteers didn’t have a personal agenda or ego to feed. This wasn’t a competition and the only requirement was to paint.
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Tucked behind the Science Museum of Virginia, Carver Community and next to Jackson Ward, the Washington Redskins are calling West Leigh Street their home away from home. See photos and read more about the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center now under construction on 17 acres of state property off West Leigh Street. Photo courtesy [...]
On Wednesday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m., the Library of Virginia will be showing “Barbara Johns: The Making of an Icon ” a documentary film by Fabrice Chiambretto. This is a FREE event.
From timesdispatch.com Call it a sort of homecoming. In the early 1980s, the founders of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia leased the Leigh Street Armory as a home, only to see a fire at the structure gut those plans.
From timesdispatch.com The city is injecting some life into its Healthy Richmond Campaign with the help of fitness advocates Sports Backers.
Travel through history for free this weekend! Seven historic homes will offer free admission this weekend, March 22-23. This is a great way to explore the history of Richmond. Several of the homes are located in our neighborhood and the others are located a short driving distance away in the city.
Join Virginia’s Executive Mansion for its 200th birthday celebration on Saturday, March 16!
On Friday, March 1, follow the adventures of the year-long public art project, “WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR?”
Join Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site on February 2, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the park’s visitor center at 600 N. 2nd St., in Richmond for a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Our Inspiration: The Story of Maggie Lena Walker.”
If you are like me, when you hear the name Harlem Globetrotters you immediately think of this and this. Back in Richmond for a special New Year’s Eve show, make sure you include the Harlem Globetrotters game in your holiday schedule. On December 31 at 2:00 p.m., the Globetrotters will be playing at the Richmond [...]