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Do you ever wonder what is up with the Leigh Street Armory, that boarded-up castle building at the corner of Leigh and St. James Streets? Did you know that it was built in 1895 and was called the First Battalion Virginia Volunteers Armory? Or, that it will soon become the future home of the Black [...]
From Venture Richmond: Performers/Schedule for 2nd Street Festival October 6-7, 2012 24th Season for Community Event Celebrating Jackson Ward Features The Ohio Players
Tuesday, August 7 at Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward, friends and family came together to celebrate neighborhood spirit in the fight against crime. What is National Night Out? All photos by Anthony Nesossis.
From Richmond Times-Dispatch: RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond police made a quick arrest following the robbery of a downtown bank branch late this morning. Officers were called to the SunTrust branch in the 400 block of East Grace Street at 11:13 a.m. for a report of a robbery. Employees told police a white man wearing green [...]
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Are you going to Charles Samuels 2nd district meeting at the Hermitage tonight? I’d love to hear anything from your brief impressions to a full report. I’ve got a counseling session with the dog shrink tonight, really! Charles has been a busy beaver these last few months with the noise ordinance and the jail debate [...]
Did you finally check out The Magpie? Did you take in a show at The National? Maybe you went to the latest shebang at Gallery 5? Who wants to know? Inquiring minds what to know, well at least I want to know and share it with the Greater Jackson Ward Community. Everybody’s got [...]
You may have read my recent post re: my hanging up my community news spurs. It was sincere, but this community news thing gets under your skin though. Soon after I made the decision to walk away, I would see a new storefront or get a suggestion from a reader. I realized how much I enjoyed doing [...]
I just wanted to make my official farewell as admin of Greater Jackson Ward News. I’ve been doing this for nearly a year and a half and it has been alternatively exhausting and energizing. In that time I’ve gotten to know many business owners, residents and learned more about Jackson Ward than I thought was [...]
Hey, you might have noticed a significant slowdown in local news. It’s not that there isn’t any, but circumstances are such that I’m unable to update this site the way I prefer to, which is often as possible. This may continue a while. Consider it an August recess, or just plain recess, but I need [...]
Some stories you might have missed this past week in Greater Jackson Ward Fun and Games at Abner Clay Park Culture Clash at First Friday Fire & Safety Bulliten Aces Diner has re-opened Let’s Play Old School Ettamae’s August Menu Random Acts of Violence Reply, React, Receive … Response Marla the Cat is Missing Style [...]