Received via the VCU Neighborhood Team: Five lucky Carver neighborhood youth, have been selected to attend the Shaka Smart Basketball Camp at Virginia Commonwealth University free of charge this summer. The students were chosen based on grades and merit from a pool of names submitted by members of the Carver community.
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Today’s RTD Business section reveals what looks to be the final chapter for a century old building on Broad Street. Most recently the home of Common Groundz Coffeehouse and a collection of 2nd floor apartments, VCU is using the privately held VCU Real Estate Foundation to bypass review by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.
In a recent article, Style Weekly asks, “Can a working class neighborhood live with and even benefit from a major university as a neighbor?“. The answer is complicated and neighborhood opinion is divided. The question has gotten new life thanks to a major residential/retail proposal on West Marshall Street. It’s easy to say Carver is [...]
via Richmond.com Richmond Symphony Even the Richmond Symphony is getting in on the Final Four Action. The Richmond Symphony is opening the Carpenter Center a few hours early before their gala concert this Saturday to watch the big Final Four game on the big screen. Doors open at 5 p.m., tip-off is at 6:09 p.m. [...]
via email: Due to our recent win in the NCAA tournament, STRUT 2011 Fashion Show has been moved to SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011 at 5pm. Doors will open at 4pm. We are sorry for the inconvienence, Siegel Center will be occupied for the viewing of the Final Four game. On behalf of the STRUT 2011 [...]
Even though I've become somewhat of a VCU cynic lately, I say let's build some community and show whatever part of the student community that shows up that they live next to and in a historic, vibrant and growing community that they should respect and be a part of.
Carver, The Fan and many other neighborhoods have born the brunt of VCU's growth for many years. The latest project by the Gilbane Development Co. on West Marshall Street represents the largest development yet on a street that has come to represent the dividing line between neighborhood and university.
There’s probably no other institution that is more controversial in this city than VCU. They’ve pumped hundreds of millions of dollars into the city, bring tens of thousands of students each year and changed the way we live forever. Bashing VCU has become a spectator sport and there’s no missing the stress they’ve put on [...]
The VCU Rams and the Drexel Dragon are colliding tonight at 7:00 tonight at the Siegel Center. If you’re not going, what out for traffic on Broad and tight parking all around. Plenty of tickets should still be available. Stuart C. Siegel Center Box Office Phone: (804) 828-RAMS (7267) http://vcu.prestosports.com/tickets/MBBTickets The game will also be [...]
VCU hosts the Holiday on the Hardwood Classic at the Siegel Center. VCU is looking for some new momentum after blowing a big lead in their last game against UAB. Here’s the tournament schedule. If you are not going to the games, then you will want to watch out for traffic backups near the Siegel [...]