From RTD Emergency crews pulled four people from the rain-swollen James River near Haxall Point in downtown Richmond on Wednesday night. No one was injured.
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Details from Enrichmond Foundation about moving at least part of the Manchester Earth Day Festival to this side of the river.
From the city press release. The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities has partnered with the Richmond Audubon Society and the Virginia Audubon Council to offer guided walks again this year to see the Great Blue Herons making their home in the James River Park.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 Each year, boaters decorate their vessels and converge on the James River for a boat parade marking the festive holiday season. Spectators will line the shorelines at several viewing sites along the parade route, which runs from Richmond to Henricus Historical Park in Chesterfield County. Schedule below.
An email call to action from the James River Association; Richmond Riverfront Plan Under Attack. Your Help is Needed. Urge City Council to approve the Riverfront Plan Monday Night, November 26. Despite an extensive 2-year planning process, expertise from the world’s premier riverfront planning firm and broad public support, the Riverfront Plan is under threat [...]
Style Weekly reports on the friction between private developers and the city. While this discussion continues the destruction of a historic part of the canal is for the most part being swept under the carpet.
At least according to Style Weekly; Bad weather has slowed but not stopped the city’s only floating restaurant, Flatheads, from opening later this month. The former trawler, now named Celebration, is docked near Rockett’s Landing at the Intermediate Terminal. It won’t move during service but is moored near a party zone with outdoor seating, fire [...]
When it was the Mallory it was cursed and sank. Now it is called Flathead and hopes to be open on 3125 Wharf St. soon. Richmond BizSense.com has more. “You can be wearing a bathing suit and sandals, you can come here straight from work,” Gleason said. “We really just want people to come and have [...]
Twenty paddlers, one drummer and one steersman will climb aboard 40-foot canoes with dragon heads and tails. This group of 22 will then attempt to beat other dragons in a race of 500 meters up the James at Rocketts Landing on Saturday. Your chance to register has passed but you can go cheer on the [...]
From Richmond BizSense.com; The developers of Rocketts Landing have the green light from Henrico County to begin construction on 180,000 square feet of new space. The planning commission unanimously approved WVS’s plan to add 156 apartments, 8,000 square feet of office space, and a 3,000-square-foot leasing and project management office. The building will cost the developer about [...]
September 19, 2012 marks the first day of The Amazing Raise – a fast-paced 36-hour online giving challenge hosted by The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia. You can help the James River Association win one of the many incentive prizes to support its efforts for a cleaner James River!
The Mallory was the cursed restaurant boat project of Poe’s owner Mike and Jennifer Britt. Style Weekly has the report of a new owner, new name and hopefully an end to ill winds.