Archive for 2011

A note from the RPD about car warmups

I was just thinking about warming up my car on Monday when it was freaking freezing out, but due to the recent rash of vehicle breakins I decided not to. It’s probably smart to heed this advice from the RPD (even though we aren’t in the 2nd precinct): Last week, Second Precinct officers took reports […]


Christmas on MacArthur Avenue

For more pictures from the parade, checkout the Bellevue site.

Holiday open house at Pine Camp

The Honorable Chris A. Hilbert, Councilman, Richmond City Council Northside 3rd District, encourages the entire Richmond community to attend the Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Pine Camp Cultural Arts and Community Center. This event is free and open to the public and will include: Richmond Boys Choir (music) Ban Caribe (music) Give-aways […]

Found: large, white, female dog

From a reader: I have found a large, white, female dog with a leather collar but no tags identifying the owner. The dog appears to be older so I doubt her owner lives far from here. This same dog came by my house this past summer. If this sounds like your pup, send me an […]

Steak n’ Shake!!

This is pretty far outside of our coverage area, but still, STEAK N’ SHAKE. It’s the first Steak n’ Shake in the Richmond area and is just a short drive down Laburnum away from the Northside. I recommend their Orange Freeze! From the RTD: Steak ‘n Shake opened its first Richmond-area eatery Thursday, and if […]

Christmas on MacArthur: more details! Details that include alpacas!

Don’t forget about Christmas on MacArthur this Saturday. How could you, when there will be the following! The Richmond Corvette club The John Marshall High School marching band The Huguenot High Drum Line Bagpipers The U.S. Marines The Richmond Fire Department (with a fire truck) The Richmond Police Departments SWAT vehicle, mounted unit, motorcycle unit, […]

Annual Gateway 6th District Awards Breakfast this Saturday

Join Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson this Saturday, December 10, for the annual Gateway 6th District Community Celebration and Awards Breakfast. From the council: The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Gateway 6th District, will hold her annual Gateway 6th District Community Celebration and Awards Breakfast. The event will include live entertainment, refreshments, awards […]

To: Chris Hilbert, Re: Removing parking lane on Westbrook

A Northside resident sent the following email to Chris Hilbert about removing the parking lane on Westbrook between Brook and Chamberlayne and replacing it with a sidewalk. He’s got some interesting points. Do you agree? (Email after the jump!)

Youth internship program for theatre enthusiasts

Here are six super cool-sounding internships at Henley Street Theatre that could be a great opportunity for a high schooler you know. Did we mention it is paid? The application deadline is Thursday, December 8, so do not delay in sending this to likely candidates!

Administrative changes at the New Community School

Julia Ann Greenwood, Head of the New Community School since 1977, is scheduled to retire in June of 2012. The board has announced the appointment of the new Head, Nancy L. Foy, who hails from the Hilton Head Preparatory School. View the press release for more information!

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