The beleaguered boat restaurant venture of Poe’s Pub owner Mike Britt might actual be opening soon. It has been a rough trip from house boat to restaurant for the Mallory. It sank during Irene due to “failure of someone to put a cap back on the stern’s swim platform, which in turn allowed water to [...]
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RTD has more pictures and details on effort to bring the Mallory above water.
From RTD; Richmond police and fire crews retrieved a body from a canal along the James River this morning. Two passersby called police after they saw the body floating face-down in the canal at 21st and Dock streets. Lt. Shawn Jones of the Richmond Fire Dept. described the body as that of an elderly black [...]
Richmond Magazine.comhas the details on Poe’s owner, Mike Britt’s new restaurant, Mallory. What makes Mallory worthy of note is that it will be on a boat located at the Wharf Street dock. Britt is shooting for a Labor Day opening. Steve Jurina, the head chef at Poe’s (also former partner at LuLu’s and former chef [...]
Over 3,000 showed up to watch the boats race with the top prize going to a team from Charleston, South Carolina.
Dragon boats are 40-foot human-powered canoes decorated with ornate Chinese dragon heads. Led by the rhythmic beat of a drum, teams consisting of 20 synchronized paddlers, one drummer, and one steersperson race the canoes 500m down the river. This Saturday, July 30th from 8 a.m. to 4 you’ll be able to see these boats race [...]
RTD takes a closer look not only the options before us with Mayo Bridge but also the history. Below is a quick summary of the options as posted by RTD. Interestingly only 2 of the 4 options have bike lanes.
I haven’t made it out to the Conch Republic so I’m thankful that RTD has this review.
The RTD article is very short on details. The Richmond Intermediate Terminal, a popular fishing spot east of downtown, is being positioned for improvements that are expected to include parking, a wooden dock and eventually a restaurant overlooking the river. The city plans to spend $750,000 in next year’s budget to upgrade public access to [...]
When I was a kid I would spend hours climbing over rocks and trees, crossing the river 4 or 5 times to find the perfect fishing hole. I don’t think I ever came back with a fish but I do remember having a blast. If you are interested in casting your line, you can do [...]