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Historic Garden Week is April 19-20-21 in the Near West End

Historic Garden Week in Virginia was recently named Virginia’s “preppiest event,” by Virginia Living Magazine.   Whether you are into preppy or are just looking for magnificent garden inspiration, you can be sure the Near West End Historic Garden Week  sites will feature homes and gardens latest trends to inspire you. People come from all over […]

Free Events Coming up this Week at the University of Richmond

There are some wonderful free music events coming up this week at the University of Richmond. On Wed., Apr. 6 see the UR Symphony Orchestra  at 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Apr. 8, also at 7:30 p.m. see the UR Schola Cantorum and Women’s Chorale with eighth blackbird (tickets are free, but required) And finally, on Sunday, April 10, Global Sounds […]

Two Suspects are in Custody after Robbery Spree

Two suspects are in custody after a robbery spree on both sides of the river, The Times-Dispatch reports: One person was detained shortly after 5 a.m. in the 3900 block of Monument Avenue as a result of the investigation, and police were searching for several others who ran from a car and tossed guns as officers approached. […]

UR Celebrates the new Robins School’s Queally Hall

The University of Richmond recently celebrated the opening of Queally Hall,  a 37,000-square-foot expansion to the Robins School of Business.   The Times-Dispatch reports: The expansion includes eight new classrooms, plus a 225-seat auditorium, all wired with the newest multimedia technology. Around the school are 30 large-screen televisions — 24 more than were in the building […]

UR Police Report: Crazy Kids & Their Rock ‘n’ Roll Music

Note: We have no idea if any of these crimes were influenced by rock and/or roll.

Local Fitness Facility Hosts Open House

Pump Custom Fitness, a personal training studio located at Patterson and Libbie Avenue in the Near West End has recently renovated their studio and is holding an open house, and re-opening January 20, from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be provided by The Grill at Libbie & Patterson. Pump custom fitness is open […]

Please Be on the Lookout for a Lost Dog

A reader reports that a lost dog is wandering in the Near West End — and looks in need of assistance. Please be on the lookout. He was last seen near Wesley and Pepper Roads, about 1/2 mile west of Three Chopt on Patterson (near St. Christopher’s) last night around 11pm. Here’s the description: The […]

Councilman Bruce W. Tyler to Hold West End 1st District Meeting

Bruce W. Tyler, Councilman, Richmond City Council, West End 1st District, will hold a meeting in the West End 1st District on Tuesday, Jan 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Munford Elementary School Cafeteria (211 Westmoreland Street). The meeting will include a open forum, Q & A, public safety report from the Richmond Police […]

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