Head down to the island (that’s Brown’s not Belle) this Friday, and jam along to hometown heroes NoBS! Brass Band, Murphy’s Kids, and Former Champions. Could Cheers have put together a more upbeat and dance-worthy lineup? I say no. Feel free to say otherwise, but I’m gonna put on my headphones and listen to [...]
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Major Willy’s the beer, burger and OTB spot in Shockoe Bottom looks to have shuttered it’s doors on Sunday. Not much of a message on Facebook except what I show above and the following: “Thanks for the great times and the memories you have all provided. I will let you know where we all end [...]
Rocketts Red Glare is your first chance of the year to see stuff blown up legally. Happening on Sunday, May 26. Music starts at 5:30 with Mike Banks and Chris Norred followed by Kings of Swing at 6;30 and the fireworks about 2 1/2 hours later. There will be food trucks, wine and beer. Picnics are [...]
UPDATE — MAY 19, 2013; 7:07 PM – RVANews Police have arrested 19-year-old William Lewis of Henrico and charged him with felony aggravated assault, along with public intoxication, after Lewis allegedly threw a glass liquor bottle that struck Frederick “Toots” Hibbert in the head (see below). Here’s footage of the incident (the bottle toss occurs at [...]
The weather kept me away but it didn’t keep all the asses away at the Riverrock concert last night. RTD has the story. The only minor positive is that the crowd helped capture the suspect and turned him over to the cops. Reggae singer Frederick “Toots” Hibbert was taken to a hospital bleeding after he [...]
So this is kind of a big deal for us. 30 years of rocking. We want you to come and celebrate with us. There will be door prizes and lots of mayhem. Let’s trip the light fantastic. Our first gig was at Rockitz, May 17th, 1984, opening for Joe “King” Carrasco and The Crowns!
Vintage Richmond posted this awhile back but I’m just getting around to sharing it now.
Mud, dogs, kayak, music, beer, runners, bikers and more on Brown’s Island. Friday, May 17th – Sunday, May 19th • see site for times Brown’s Island, 500 Tredegar Street Concerts are free, individual sporting events cost various amounts
You can buy this awesome watercolor print from Summit Ridge on Etsy.
Tequila appears to be the star, which is both a good thing and a bad thing. Empanadas of habanero camarones ($8) suffer from a thick, tasteless dough. Duck tacos ($8) are overflowing with slow-roasted but bland duck meat, while fish tacos ($9.50) taste old. But chorizo tacos ($7) are right on the money, spicy and [...]
Only information is that a car crashed into the building around 9 and there were no injuries. I’ll update later if there is more information.
The picture above is from the Library of Virginia Flickr. There is debate in the comments on what exactly they are spraying against back in 1956. Read on, to find out about how RVA is combating the mosquitoes.