A great idea from Rosewood Ave resident, David vanBlaricom: Here’s a way we can help save the environment and cut our energy bills. All we need is a group of people in the neighborhood willing to figure out a cost effective way to put solar panels on our roofs, remain on the grid for redundancy, [...]
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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.
This sign was found on the ground among loads of soda cans/bottles and candy wrappers near the Idlewood playground by the West End Market. It refers to two new cans chained to the fence at either end of the playground and basketball court areas and to the trash that is habitually dropped on the grass [...]
Once a year, the purple blooms of this majestic wisteria vine stop passers by in their tracks. The dangling flowers look like grape clusters in a Matisse painting. But, it only lasts a week or so. If they’re gone when you pull up to the Addison Ave alley between Maplewood and Rosewood, I hope this [...]
An August 1969 issue of the Afro-American identifies the 1800 block of Parkwood Avenue as a prime example of “rat infested” in Richmond:
From concerned Byrd Parker, Peggy Lynch: A bill increasing the authority of Game and Inland Fisheries to regulate the feeding of wildlife has recently passed the house and senate in Virginal and is awaiting the Governors signature. http://www.richmondsunlight.com/bill/2010/hb487 This bill underwrites the actions now underway in Byrd Park to address the geese in the park. [...]
Do you need a new tree in front of your house? You can Adopt-A-Tree from the City of Richmond, and they will subsidize 75% of the cost (It will cost you $50). You need to act now because the deadline for adoption is October 1st! How do you adopt your tree? Here are some details [...]
There will be a James River Park Graffiti Clean-Up on Saturday, September 12, from 9-10:30AM. Meet at the North Bank, Texas Avenue.