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Have you seen Luke?

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To Find Eastern Standard Time (Dooley Sundial)

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Rugby Road home invasion investigation

Council to consider boundary change for voting precincts 503 and 505

Fatal shooting on Lakeview

wtvr is reporting a deadly shooting on Lakeview Avenue late last night: “Authorities aren’t saying if it was a murder or a suicide, but they are still interviewing witnesses. The victim’s name has not been released.”

Is this your brown and white dog?

Craigslist has word on a FOUND dog: Just found this medium size white/brown dog outside our home in Byrd Park, in the fan, at 503 S. Davis Ave, Richmond, VA 23220. She is very well manored and a nice dog, seems to be somebody’s pet and doesn’t seem to have been lose for long. Do […]

Bike theft!

Maybe you’ve seen this bike? stolen bike (byrd park) Matte green beach cruiser, ape hanger handle bars, broken saddle, trek u lock on frame stolen from my front porch. Hit me up

Have you seen Basil?

Craigslist has word on a missing dog in Randolph: lost female dog. her name is Basil and she is 1 year old. shes about 40lbs around knee height and has a red collar on. her tag was torn off by our other dog in the house so she doesnt have a tag. she got out […]

Walking tour of Byrd Park on Saturday

A tour led by Tyler Potterfield, author of Nonesuch a History of Richmond, Virginia Landscape to 1942, (via the Valentine Richmond History Center twitter feed): Tyler Potterfield leads a walk of #RVA’s Byrd Park, this Sunday, 2-4pm. Meet at the Chris Columbus statue with $10! (members pay only $5)

Help make Richmond more bicycle and pedestrian friendly

The Virginia Capital Trail has word on how you can support cycling and walking in Richmond: Richmonders: We’d love to see everyone at the Carillon at Byrd Park TOMORROW (9/13) Monday the 20th @ 630pm to speak out on how Richmond can become more bicycle and pedestrian friendly. The Mayor’s Commission will be there, and […]

Winthrop Manor seeks SUP

A Special Use Permit was applied for under the name Winthrop Manor on 8/2/2010 to “authorize adult care residential facility with up to 66 dwelling units” for 2100 Idlewood Avenue, formerly the old John B. Cary Elementary School and then an assisted-living facility.

Anybody find a camera?

Craigslist has word of a lost camera: Lost Camera in Camera Bag (Fountain Lake, Byrd Park) Lost on Saturday afternoon, 28 August, a Canon Power Shot Camera in a small carrier case with a shoulder strap. The pictures are more important than the camera. Reward.

Richmond’s safest neighborhood

A recent story on nbc12 calls the area around Randolph Street “Richmond’s safest neighborhood”: The neighborhood on Randolph Street looks like any other but it’s what you don’t see that makes it the most different. Illegal activity here is not only decreasing, but police have found it rivals other areas in metro Richmond. “As far […]


Byrd Park Pump House tour next week

The Quoit Club is sponsoring a tour of the Byrd Park Pump House on Thursday, July 15th at 6PM.

Books on Wheels scheduled for Randolph in August

Books on Wheels will be at the Randolph Community Center providing free books & free bicycle repair on August 3rd from 6-8PM for National Night Out. This event is free and open to the public.

Small boats now allowed on Shields Lake and Swan Lake

Mayor Dwight C. Jones announced today that non-powered watercraft are allowed on three city park lakes: Shields Lake and Swan Lake in William Byrd Park, and on Forest Hill Lake in Forest Hill Park.

4th Annual Latin Jazz Festival set for August

The 4th Annual Latin Jazz Festival comes to Dogwood Dell on August 14 from 11AM-7PM. Scheduled performers include “El Gran Menique” * Edwin Ortiz and his La Ro-mana Orchestra * Jose Lorenzo * Timbason La Original * Gio & Clara Toro’s Salsa 4Life * Tanya Gonzalez’s (AHAR) La Mezcla Que Baila * David Prado’s Richmond […]

RPD’s neighborhood walk in Randolph this evening

Live in the Randolph area? Look for the Richmond Police starting at 6PM for a neighborhood walk through to learn about your concerns. [via]

Sportable Wheelchair Tennis at Byrd Park

Sportable Wheelchair Tennis starts back up this Saturday morning at Byrd Park. Contact’em at (804)340-2991 or if you’re interested.

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