The 1708 Gallery blog has a photo set from last month’s Wearable Art X fundraising fashion show at La Difference.
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inRich has a write-up on last night’s Grand Illumination and a slideshow with sound and photos. We walked from 18th Street over to the Illumination and back and marveled how on nights like this, with so many people out and about on foot, it feels like a different city.
The RTD’s Dana Craig visits the now 4-year-old Julep’s and comes away saying that there is “no better place to ring in the holiday season”. Meanwhile, Style‘s Short Order marks the closing of bistro.104.
Style Weekly reviews Bubbling, the hookah bar in the old River City Diner spot, and describes the Mediterranean food as “some of the best in the city”. It sounds like the ambiance is weak, though, with everything being served on clamshell boxes made of Styrofoam and no real investment in the atmosphere. Oh yeah, they [...]
Escaped convict Alonzo Logan is believed to be in the east end of Church Hill, and was spotted on Jennie Scher Road in Fulton Bottom very early this morning. Logan was serving a 44-year sentence for several counts of grand larceny, breaking and entering, and drug and weapon charges.
An undated photo of the Lucky Strike cigarette factory off of Dock Street by Jason Garber. [via]
A few folks from the recently reworked Brick Weekly visited Manchester’s Scoot Richmond and seemed to have a pretty good time (and did not wreck any of Chelsea’s scooters).
Today at noon, the city will unveil the first draft of the new downtown master plan. Expected to focus heavily on River District neighborhoods, the plan will be available for review on the City Website, all Richmond Public Libraries locations, Community Centers, and City Hall rooms 110 and 510.
open mic @ Poe’s Pub, Book Reading & Signing, Art Karma, The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show, Holiday Market @ 17th Street Farmer’s Market, James Center’s Grand Illumination, FREE Horse and Carriage Rides, Canal Boat Rides at the Turning Basin, Action Patrol and Pink Razors @ Alley Katz, AND MORE…
I picked up Carlton McKenney’s Rails in Richmond (Interurban Press, 1986) a while back. Having always been fascinated that there used to be trolley lines all over the city, I couldn’t pass up this history of Richmond’s horse-drawn and electric trolleys.
Today’s RTD has an interview with The Blind Boys of Alabama’ Jimmy Carter. After 60 years, 26 albums, and a handful of Grammy award, the The Blind Boys of Alabama will bring their Christmas Show to Toad’s Place this coming Wednesday, Nov.28th.
Tonight’s sold-out Regina Spektor performance at Toad’s Place has been postponed due to a recent inner ear infection that caused her to collapse and postpone other shows on her tour. The show has been rescheduled for December 10th; refunds are available. [via]
NME’s Rock & Roll Riot, open mic @ Poe’s Pub, Regina Spektor, 4th Friday @ Art Works, Shockoe Bottom Neighborhood Meeting, MORE…
Consultant James A. Crupi today presented “Putting The Future Together”, a report on the current state of Richmond and a look forward, at a public meeting at VCU’s Siegel Center. The RTD has an overview, and you can check out the report in its entirety (2.2MB PDF).
The every-third-Monday Shockoe Bottom Neighborhood Meeting is tonight. The Neighborhood Association is open to all neighbors: renters, owners, residents, employees, business owners, property owners, etc. Time & location?