Archive for 2007

Goodbye, main post office?

The Brook Road post office has been the main mail hub for Richmond for years now, but it looks like that will be changing in the near future as the U.S. Postal Service prepares to relocate its Richmond distribution center to eastern Henrico County. The Times-Dispatch has some details: The U.S. Postal Service has bought […]

It’s time for bulk refuse collection for North Richmond

The monthly round of bulk trash collection is approaching. Furniture, large amounts of yard debris and other large items should be placed beside your Supercan, away from the road. You must call 646-0999 to schedule a pick-up. Zip code 23220 is scheduled for pick-up the week of December 10. Neighborhoods in zip codes 23222 and […]

Memorial program for those lost to violence in Richmond set

For the 17th year, the City of Richmond will be holding a Candlelight Memorial Program to commemorate those lost to violence in the city. The program will be held in the lobby of City Hall at 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 13. Police Chief Rodney Monroe will be the guest speaker.

North Richmond News calendar mega update!

We went to town tonight updating the North Richmond News Calendar — and we probably forgot, or didn’t know about, your events! Help us keep North Richmond up-to-date with the latest events and activities by emailing us your news and information at [at]

Ginter Park Baptist celebrates Advent with four events

Ginter Park Baptist Church will present four events to celebrate this Advent season. The church’s annual Live Nativity scene will take place at 4:00 and 5:00 on Sunday, December 9, at the corner of Brook Road and Laburnum Avenue. There will be time provided after each presentation for children (and others!) to meet the animals. […]

Rosedale’s first ever Grand Illumination this Saturday

It’s a big weekend for holiday spirit in North Richmond, and the Rosedale community (west of Hermitage along Laburnum) will be holding their first Grand Illumination at 1732 Wilmington Avenue at 6:00 pm. Between Saturday and December 18, you can take a guess of how many lights are on the tree and make a contribution […]

SPCA’s “Home for the Holidays” shopping event to be held this weekend

The Richmond SPCA and the Virginia CRAFT-N-ISTAS will hold the Third Annual “Home for the Holidays” Shopping Event this Friday, December 7, from 5:00 until 8:00 pm at the Robins-Starr Humane Center at 2519 Hermitage Road in North Richmond (behind the Diamond). This fun night features the best in holiday gifts for pets and pet […]

Bring your dog(s) to Canine Cafe Happy Hour at the Richmond SPCA this Thursday

The next Canine Cafe Happy Hour will happen this Thursday, December 6, from 6:00 until 9:00 pm at the Robins-Starr Humane Center at 2519 Hermitage Road in North Richmond (behind the Diamond). Your mailbox may be filling up with holiday party invites, but how many of them include your dog in the fun? At our […]

Illumination and Craft Mafia event on MacArthur Avenue this Friday night

On Friday, December 7 — the night before the annual Christmas on MacArthur festivities — the street will be filled with carolers and crafters. Christmas on MacArthur will kick off with a street illumination event held between 7:00 and 8:00 pm with caroling and cider. The holiday lights illuminated at 7:30 pm. That evening, the […]

Celebrate Christmas on MacArthur this Saturday

The 3rd Annual Christmas on MacArthur will take place this Saturday, December 8, from 12 noon until 4:00 pm on the 4000 block of MacArthur Avenue in North Richmond. Christmas on MacArthur is a fun, family orientated holiday street festival sponsored jointly by the Bellevue Merchants Association, the Samis Grotto, North of the James magazine, […]

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