Arts in the Alley is a Richmond volunteer based organization that works throughout the city to clean up and beautify neighborhoods by transforming alleys and buildings into bright, outdoor mural galleries. You have probably noticed different murals popping up throughout the surrounding neighborhoods in the past year. In October 2012 and April 2013, Arts in the Alley […]
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Join the Valentine Richmond History Center on July 7 for a guided walking tour through Jackson Ward. This tour begins at 2:00 p.m. at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center at 00 Clay Street.
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.