Expect traffic to be heavy in the neighborhood on Saturday morning. Virginia Commonwealth University’s May Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Richmond Coliseum.
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A VCU text alert at 2:17 am indicated there shots reported at Marshall and Belvidere. A later message stated no injuries were reported and to “resume normal activities.
While not a very accurate portrayal of the City’s support of First Friday, this is how much of Richmond gets its news.
via the Fan of the Fan: VCU students and neighbors will work together to beautify the neighborhoods around the college during Paint the Town Green this Saturday, April 14. Meet at in Monroe Park at 8:30AM for breakfast, community service projects begin at 9AM. Participating neighborhoods include Jackson Ward, The Fan, Oregon Hill, Randolph, and [...]
via Richmond BizSense: Another eyesore along the West Broad Street corridor near Virginia Commonwealth University might soon get a little sprucing up. Local general contractor and developer City & Guilds filed a special use permit for 1322 W. Broad St., near the intersection of Broad and Bowe, for a four-story apartment building with retail space [...]
This comes under the category of “Yesterday’s News”, the result of our Thanksgiving Weekend News Holiday. via the RTD: (11/23/11) Gilbane Development Co.’s plan for the 136-unit, 406-bedroom apartment complex in the 1200 block of West Marshall Street picked up a key endorsement of the Planning Commission this week and now heads to the City [...]
The VCU foundation turned Common Groundz into this some time last week in order to provide 27 more beds for VCU students. The 120 year old building had stood on Broad for parts of 3 centuries. I wonder how much time it is going to take to turn this, into this. Note the ironic text on [...]
Here’s a good opportunity to clean up the neighborhood and help connect students to our community. Students and neighbors will be meeting in Monroe Park this Saturday around 8:30 am and picking up trash in Carver, Jackson Ward and other communities. Thanks to Oregon Hill for the reminder.
Scaffolding, fencing and a dumpster went up around the old Common Groundz Coffeehouse building this past weekend. I don’t have any word on what might be happening, but this doesn’t jibe with the demolition plans of the VCU foundation. I’m hoping to hear more from the Historic Richmond Foundation soon. **************Update******************** See comment below. More [...]
According to the RTD, Gilbane Development is seeking to avoid an up or down vote tonight on their proposal to build a 163 unit, 498 bedroom development on the 1200 block of Marshall Street. Originally 477 units and 895 bedrooms, the revised proposal was rejected by the planning commission last week. The Carver Area Civic Improvement League voted [...]