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Another School Rezoning Meeting

More from our School Board member, Mamie Taylor: Greetings all: I have scheduled two meeting for this week. The first meeting is for Woodland Heights and surrounding communities at the Westover Hills Library (Thursday May 30, 2013- 4:30 pm until 5:45 pm). The second meeting on (Saturday June 1, 2013 – 12 noon) is a […]

Really Nifty Open House, Sunday 1-3

This will hopefully be one last plug as we sell our house on Rosewood before turning this blog over to the two people who expressed interest last week. There have been a lot of people looking at 2120 Rosewood Ave, and we expect offers to start coming in any day now. But it’s really not […]

Moving On. Who’s Next?

After nine really good years in Byrd Park, our household has relocated to Ashland so our kids can run around in a yard instead of in our living room. Life won’t be the same for us, and we’ll forever miss our block of Rosewood Avenue (the best first-time home EVER!). However, the neighborhood will surely […]

Pumpkin Sale to Support Cary Elementary

From a neighbor: Byrd Park neighbors– John B Cary Elementary School will hold a Fall Pumpkin Sale at the school this Friday 10/17 (330-530pm) & Saturday 10/18 (10am-2pm). We invite the Byrd Park community to stop by. Pumpkin purchases will support PTA activities & needed programs at the school. Thank you for your support! –Adria […]

Petition to Fund Park Maintenance

Neighbor Paul says: Hi! I just signed the petition “Parker Agelasto: Direct more funding and focus to the maintenance of the Byrd Park area specifically at the three lakes (Fountain, Shields, and Swan Lake).” on It’s important. Will you sign it too? Here’s the link: Thanks!

Hot Hot Hot Neighborhood

The ‘under contract’ preface atop this for sale sign on Rosewood Ave was recently changed to ‘Sold in 1 Day.’ Quick sales are becoming very common in Byrd Park, because it’s a hot neighborhood, real estate-wise.

Nestled Between Lakes

Over the past few days, the temperatures have given us a preview of fall weather. If you found some time to walk around the lakes then it probably dawned on you that the neighborhoods surrounding Byrd Park are some of the best places to live anywhere in Richmond. Many don’t realize how good we have […]

Two Local Markets Raided by Police

Here’s the story from WTVR:

Whose Bones Are These?

On Rowland, near Maplewood.

Free Books

In front of 2120 Rosewood Ave.

Baby Raccoons

From a neighbor: We live on Spottswood Rd, and have seen an adult raccoon in our backyard a time or two since moving here in June. Yesterday at about 6pm, my husband opened our trash can to throw something away, and as he tossed it in, he noticed several beady black eyes looking up at […]

National Night Out, Tuesday 8/5

Good Job Community Gardeners

Let’s take a little tour of some of the more successful plantings this year…

Bowling Ball Art

On Idlewood…

The Menu at Fountain Lake

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Help Needed

From the Byrd Park Civic League: Hello Fellow Neighbors! We are asking for your help on a couple of topics that are near and dear to the Byrd Park Community each summer! 1) National Night Out (NNO)- Aug 5th , Tue @ 6-8PM This is a great event to come out and meet your neighbors! […]

Pepper Thief

I have a thing for spicy, but I did not do this: Timothy Brown posted in Byrd Park Community Garden Timothy Brown 6:10pm Jul 16 Plant thief has struck again. Sometime between saturday night and monday morning. Entire pepper plant ripped out. He must have a thing for spicy.

Alligators at Maymont

From a Maymont press release: August is for American Alligators at Maymont. Release Date: July 15, 2014 Media Contact: Cathie Rosenberg Director of Marketing & Public Relations 804-358-7166, ext. 316 RICHMOND, VA — The largest species of reptile in North America will make its public debut at the Nature Center at Maymont on Saturday, August […]

Water the Baby Trees, Please

From Richmond Tree Stewards: The recent rain was welcome after those hot, dry days but it was not enough to water young trees.  Most of Richmond received only 0.25 inches of rain in the last 7 days and  that doesn’t get water down to the root ball, so our current watering alert still says that […]

Grey/White Cat Found

From a neighbor: This cat turned up hungry and lonely (and very friendly!) on the 500 block of South Sheppard (by the little league diamonds). She(?) doesn’t have a collar, but isn’t scared of people at all, so we figure she must belong to someone. If anyone recognizes her please email me at Thanks!

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