From the Maymont Civic League: Our Maymont Civic League will be hosting both Glen Sturtevant (School Board Member Rep for the Museum District, who authored the plan that closed Clark Springs Elem. this summer) and John B. Cary Elementary School’s Principal Brenda Phillips. The idea is that they will give us a report on how […]
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From the office of Councian Agelasto: Dear Neighbors: The City of Richmond is upgrading the Columbus Pump Station. As a part of this pump station upgrade, the City needs to replace existing water distribution system valves with new valves. Several of these valves are located in the street just north of the Columbus Pumping Station. […]
From the Ticonderoga police Department: Incident Outside John Marshall High School Richmond Police detectives are investigating an incident that occurred yesterday on the grounds outside John Marshall High School. At about 2:12 p.m., officers were called to the area for a report of an armed person. They detained two teenaged males, a juvenile and Ki’Yelle […]
Not only do the Byrd Park neighborhoods have a great local elementary school in John B. Cary, but we’ve also got some help making kindergarten registration even easier. From a consultant with the United Way: Save the Date! Kindergarten registration is Thursday, April 10, 2014, for all public schools in the Richmond region. Children who […]
From neighbor Julie: Hi there. Are you familiar with the Farm Bus that sells local organic veggies? Antibiotic free meat? Cage free eggs? If we have ten homes that are interested in home delivery of seasonal items for cooking healthy and nutritious meals without running to natural markets all the time this is for us. […]
It’s actually more like a shed in the yard behind a house on Rosewood Ave, but it is completely constructed I pallet wood obtained through a neighbor’s connection with a store that happened to have a surplus.
From the office of Councilman Agelasto: Dear Neighbors: Due to the predicted weather forecast for tonight our 5th District meeting will be CANCELLED tonight. It is rescheduled for Thursday, February 20th at 6:30 p.m. at Byrd Park Roundhouse. The meeting will serve as an update on several ongoing projects within the 5th district including: an […]
From the daily police report: ROBBERY 2/14/14 1:50 a.m. 1300 block of Idlewood Avenue A male reported he was robbed at gunpoint by a known male.
The slushy snow is not only yucky to walk in, but it’s likely to freeze solid over night. Neighbor Janine took a proactive an benevolent approach to her shoveling duty by clearing the whole block from one end to the other. She told me she loves shoveling snow because it’s the perfect core workout with […]
From the office of the 5th district City Councilman, Parker Agelasto: Dear Neighbors: On Wednesday, February 12th at 6:30 p.m. at Byrd Park Roundhouse Councilman Agelasto will hold his first 5th District meeting of the year. The meeting will serve as an update on several ongoing projects within the 5th district including: an update from […]
Ryan Rinn, Byrd Park neighbor and executive director of the Storefront for Community Design, has penned the back-page piece in this week’s Style Weekly about efforts to beautify the city. Here’s an excerpt: You probably didn’t hear about the Broad Street block blitz — a day of volunteerism aimed at upgrading facades, prepping vacant storefronts […]
From the weekend police report: ROBBERY 2/2/14 6:39 p.m. 1500 block of Idlewood Avenue A male reported a group of unknown males assaulted and robbed him.
From the daily police report: BURGLARY 1/29/14 – 1/30/14 8:00 p.m. – 12:06 a.m. 1900 block of Lakeview Avenue An unknown person(s) broke into the residence and stole medication, money, jewelry and a TV.
On Wednesday, a fresh coat of snow lured many Byrd Parkers out to the various sledding spots. Which is your favorite? We wound up at the very slow decline down towards Swan Lake. It must be 100 yards to the water from the sidewalk. There were a few families there. But things got dangerous and […]
If you haven’t been inside D&J’s convenience store at the corner of meadow and Cary, you might be missing out. Not only do they have a surprisingly wide selection of beer, they’ve also got an extensive list of carry-out good items. The cashier told me the chicken steak and cheese is the most popular. They […]
This house is so cool, it’s got it’s own website: http://1900smeadow.com. Of course, that’s probably because it’s for sale. The website has some pretty pictures of the modern renovation, decor and furnishings. Have a peek. But first, here’s a taste of the kitchen. Under the ‘history’ tab on that 1900meadow.com site is the portfolio of […]