From the weekend police report: BURGLARY 11/30/13 – 12/1/13 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. 300 block of South Harrison Street An unknown person(s) broke into the residence and stole a change jar. BURGLARY 11/28/13 12:01 a.m. – 3:26 a.m. 600 block of South Allen Avenue An unknown person(s) broke into the residence. BURGLARY 11/28/13 – […]
Archive for 2013
A neighbor recently attended a presentation about VCU students impact on the community. Here are his/her notes. VCU explained that they were dedicating officers to work with surrounding communities on VCU/student related issues. Even if you don’t live in a traditional VCU “area” such as the fan, these officers will work with you. VCU […]
Just across the river, the community is mobilizing to support their local elementary school. The Curious About Westover Hills Elementary School page on Facebook already has 290 members, many of whom aren’t directly connected to the school… yet. It’s an inspiring effort to challenge a largely unfounded perception about a local school. At John B. […]
The Cask Cafe. 206 S. Robinson.
From our neighbor, The Lorax, aka Janine: Dear Byrd Park neighbors, As some of you may know, I am the current chair of the education committee of the Richmond Tree Stewards Advisory Panel. I’ve just finished putting together the 2014 class schedule for residents who are interested in protecting and preserving Richmond’s urban forest by […]
From the John B. Cary PTA Facebook page: “Community Jazz Under the Stars.” Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 6:30. All community members are invited. Bring your kids. Balloon animals. Face-painting. Jazz music. PTA Meeting agenda: Call to Order JBC Cheerleaders Introduction of guests Principal Announcements Reports Questions Door prizes Adjournment/Light refreshments FYI: PTA membership is […]
From City Council Rep, Parker Agelasto: Dear 5th District Resident, The purpose of this email is to notify you of our 5th District meeting on Wednesday, October 23, at 6:30 pm at the Swansboro Elementary School (3160 Midlothian Turnpike). Agenda items include a General Assembly legislative update from Delegate Betsy Carr, Richmond Public Schools update […]
From a reader: 3108 Douglasdale Road, 23221 – Available immediately! Great location!! Spacious, 3-story home nestled in the Carillon. Available immediately this recently remodeled home features the following: * Convenient location: steps to the Carillon, Maymont, and Byrd Park; an easy drive or bike ride to Carytown, the Fan, and VCU; and quick access to […]
Rosewood, Idlewood, Maplewood, Lakeview. Come get our stuff!!!
These folks on Maplewood did a good job creeping out the front of their house. The mini-graveyard looks like the site of a dismemberment. It looks like they’ve got a witch in residence, somewhat visible through the window.
According to the weekend crime report: THEFT FROM BUILDING 10/11/13 – 10/12/13 12:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 1600 block of Parkwood Avenue An unknown person(s) stole a laptop from the building.
Byrd Park Community Yard Sale October 19th 8:00 am – 12:00 pm There will be lots of houses vending their wares.
Hands On Richmond has some local projects that you might want to participate in. Neighbor, Erin Osiol, provided this list: Scrub Down Swan Lake- Byrd Park In Where the Bears Are- Maymont Accessible Garden- Virginia Home The Big Byrd Clean Up- Area 10 Faith Community/Carytown Carytown Clean- Area 10 Faith Community/Carytown See the full press […]