Richmond.com and Karri Peifer have all the details on the latest restaurant addition to the Canal Walk.
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You have your choice of two local events this weekend to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride, information below.
I usually expect my monuments to be static not bouncing around to different locations. Newport’s Cross which commemorates the arrival of Captain Christopher Newport and John Smith back in 1607 is currently located on the Canal Walk has been quite mobile.
Richmond.com has the news of another way to get across then canal. The picture above shows you were it will going.
The newest edition to the Canal Walk opens it’s doors tonight at 5. Casa Del Barco at 320 S. 12 Street is brought to you by the same folks that run the Boathouse restaurants. The Casa as you might have gathered by the name will feature Mexican cuisine (menu here). Dinner reservations are available until [...]
Casa del Barco a soon to be open upscale Mexican restaurant on the canal let the folks of Style Weekly in to check it out. Rotisserie chicken with red chili sauce, rabbit braised in mole sauce and ancho-braised pork shank entrees share menu space with enchiladas, tacos and tamales, all prepared by chefs and line [...]
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.
Head over to one of my favorite sites Vintage Richmond to see exactly where this picture was taken and what it looks like now.
Venture Richmond hosts a special night of FREE hauntingly-narrated canal boat tours complete with candy for the little ones on Sunday. Special half-hour-tours leave every 30-minutes (on the hour and half hour) from 6-9PM, with the last boat departing at 8:30PM. Boats depart from the Canal Turning Basin at 14th and Dock Streets.
Writing for richmond.com, Alix Bryan reports on last week’s working meeting on the future of the canal: It was clear that a strong majority want to interact with the Canal, not just observe it. There was a demand for fewer restrictions and for biking, pet walking, and even kayaking through the Canal. While Venture Richmond [...]
Hon.Ellen Robertson, 6th District, invites you to an exercise in placemaking & experience design for the Canal on Saturday, August 28 from 9AM-noon at the The Hat Factory.
Phil Riggan wonders about the future of the Canal Walk: It has been more than 10 years since the completion of the Canal Walk and while beautifully landscaped walkways may have replaced the abandoned wasteland that frequently hosted bonfires set by Richmond’s homeless, the promise of the area remains unfulfilled.
Phil Riggan’s Open the canal to paddlers in downtown Richmond says is clearly enough: Let’s open up the Kanawha Canal from Captain Christopher Newport’s ‘Cross’ monument at 12th and Byrd Streets to Brown’s Island. The circuit would allow paddlers access to the river from the Tredegar Beach and the Manchester Dam through Pipeline — which [...]
Fountainhead Properties and the WVS Companies announced today that they’ve formed a joint venture, Fall Line Capital LLC, to purchase and develop the Reynold Plant along the Canal Walk. The developers plan to convert the 6 acre property into a mixed-use space. The first phase will begin in January of next year. [via]