Update, 10/15/12: Read press about the event, here. Original Post: On Thursday, October 11, the Virginia Rally for Homeownership will take place at CenterStage. The rally is from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. and includes a free lunch and ice cream with entertainment by the No BS! Brass Band.
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On September 21 at 5:30 p.m., A.E. Dick Howard will lead a discussion at the Library of Virginia tracing the evolution of Virginia’s constitution. Howard will be joined by Virginia Supreme Court Senior Justice Elizabeth B.”Liz” Lacy and H. Lane Kneedler. From the Library of Virginia: A. E. Dick Howard is the go-to person on [...]
The Richmond Police Department is proud to bring law enforcement officers from across the country and around the world to Richmond next week as the Department hosts the Social Media the Internet and Law Enforcement Conference (SMILE). The conference will be held Monday, September 10, through Wednesday, September 12, at the Omni Hotel, and include [...]
Tuesday, June 26 (TOMORROW!) The Round House at Byrd Park near the Fountain Lake 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Mayor Dwight C. Jones will announce he is running for a second term as the mayor of Richmond, Virginia. Mayor Jones will make his formal announcement at the Hippodrome Theater at 5:30 PM this evening. The public is invited to attend.
WHO: Dr. Carolyn Graham, DCAO of Human Services and co-Chair of the Mayor’s Anti-Poverty Commission Anti-Poverty Commission Committees WHAT: Mayor Jones’ Anti-Poverty Commission public forum to discuss and prioritize recommendations from the commission. WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday, June 6, 2012, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. City Hall, 5th Floor Conference Room 900 [...]
via the Times Dispatch: RICHMOND, Va. – A city commission is holding two meetings this week in Gilpin Court and on Hull Street to get feedback from the community about how to reduce poverty in Richmond. Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ anti-poverty commission met for nearly a year to consider ways to reduce the city’s 25.3 [...]
The unity of purpose that once marked the downtown arts community has largely fractured. Fault lines run between Curated Culture and the Downtown Neighborhood Association, Christina Newton and Katie Ukrop, Charles Samuels and Dwight Jones, those pushing a small tightly focused arts district and a broader one covering most of downtown.
Mayor Jones To Address Richmond Residents Tuesday, January 31, 2012 WHO: Mayor Dwight C. Jones WHAT: Annual State of the City Address WHEN: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Thomas Jefferson High School 4100 West Grace Street Richmond, VA 23230
In the next CAR meeting, renovation of the former “Old Timer’s Club” will be up for review. Does anybody know anything about this place? Were you or a relative a member. All these buildings have stories. I’d like to hear some. Application No. 12-001 (C. Smith) 312 W CLAY ST PN Demolish non-contributing addition and [...]
The Church Hill Peoples News found a new anonymous blog, The 411 on The 201, with an insiders view of the Richmond Fire Department. Anyone familiar with municipal fire and police departments knows their rife with politics, rumour and gossip. There is nothing official about this blog, but it might make for interesting reading. The Richmond [...]
City Council took a look at the Eggleston Plaza during Monday’s meeting and sent it back to committee after a brief discussion. Charles Samuels spoke in favor of the Planning Commission’s recommendations which called for 31 parking spaces, one for each dwelling unit and improvements to the facade. By a 7 – 2 majority Council voted [...]