Archive for “Jackson Ward”
On Saturday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m., Real Richmond will be offering “Both Sides of Broad: The Art and Soul of Richmond,” a food tour through Jackson and Monroe Wards. Tickets are $42+service fee and may be purchased here. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes. From Real Richmond: Dig in to the authentic and quirky, the [...]
Help support local nonprofit organizations by donating during the Amazing Raise, a 36 hour giving challenge from 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 19 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 20 at www.giverichmond.org. Your donation will help local Jackson Ward and the surrounding community work towards eliminating homelessness and enrich the community through arts and culture. A list [...]
Voting for the Best Richmond Monument is taking place now at Richmond.com. On the list is the Bill “Bojangles” Robinson statue located in the small corner park at the intersection of Leigh Street, Price Street, and Chamberlayne Parkway. Voting takes place in the right hand sidebar here.
Stand-up comedy at the Hippodrome every other Tuesday. Comedian Quincy Carr will be at HAHAs at the Hipp this Tuesday, August 7. Doors open at 7 pm. No cover. Have a drink and enjoy an evening full of laughter. View Larger Map
These local businesses were featured in this month’s issues of Southern Living. You can’t read it online, but you can get two free issues. If you want to read about these great places you have pick up a copy of the June issue. Lift Coffee Shop Candela Books The Maggie L. Walker House The Black [...]
Hiking blogger Racn4ACure found the time to walk through Jackson Ward, take some pictures and make some observations. I’ve wondered sometimes: what if we had picked some other characteristic than skin color, eye color say, as a basis to racially categorize and discriminate against people in our history? As someone with green eyes – a very [...]
From the Anne B. Rice Collection available on Flickr. Dramatic picture of I95 under construction as it slices through Jackson Ward.
Alex Lawrence of Box Brown Imports has announced the organinzing meeting of the new Merchants Association of Jackson Ward. With the steady, but growing number of small businesses opening in the neighborhood Alex felt it was important to address the unique challenges of doing business in Jackson Ward. I have to agree with him. Now [...]
This from Will Jones in today’s RTD: The site of Richmond’s landmark Eggleston Hotel could soon be redeveloped into 31 apartments, with space set aside to bring a popular restaurant (Croaker’s Spot) back to Jackson Ward. Developer Kelvin Hanson’s proposal for property on North Second Street, where the vacant hotel partially collapsed in 2009 and was [...]
Does anybody recognize this building? RVANews has a lot of other cool pictures from Jackson Ward here. Here’s another cool aerial photo from the VCU collection.
via: Real Richmond: Food Tours & More Friday, Dec. 2nd we’ll be back walking Both Sides of Broad and sampling at Thai Corner, Tarrant’s Cafe, Lemaire, Mama J’s and one more spot. 2-4:30 With pop-ins at Quirk Gallery and elsewhere, you can get your holiday shopping up and running! Tickets must be purchased in advance here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/172693