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Richmond City Schools Looks at Re-zoning Needs

Richmond Public Schools is looking at school district rezoning this school year. Rezoning will adjust school enrollment throughout the city. Here’s some more info from Kim Bridges, the Near West End’s city school board rep. This community-led, data-driven process will adjust school enrollments across the city to reflect population changes, program needs, and the opening […]

Arts Around the Lake Comes to the University of Richmond on Sunday

Arts Around the Lake at the University of Richmond is this Sunday, September 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. around Westhampton Lake. Approximately 100 Richmond- area artists will be displaying and selling their artwork Admission and parking are free.

Councilman Bruce Tyler to Host Town Meeting at Mary Munford

Bruce W. Tyler, Councilman, Richmond City Council, West End 1st District, will hold a meeting in the West End 1st District. Councilman Tyler holds individual meetings in Richmond’s West End 1st District throughout the year, typically at the same time and place, on the fourth Tuesday of every other month. His meetings include information on […]

Libbie & Grove Thrives, Even in this Economy

The Libbie & Grove shopping area is thriving, despite the economic downturn according to a recent article WorkIt Richmond, Richmond Media Group’s new small business web publication. The article points to success at The Blue Goat,  Fraiche and lingerie store Lavendar and Lace.  Other Libbie & Grove news from WorkIt Richmond: The neighborhood will also welcome Kambourian Rugs in a few weeks, […]

The Blue Goat is Now Open for Lunch

The Near West End’s new farm to table restaurant, The Blue Goat,  is now open for lunch, Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The new lunch menu features some incredible sounding salads — but doesn’t skimp on the heavier “feeds” or meat options. I mean where else can you get a GLT (Goat, Lettuce, Tomato sandwich)?! […]

University of Richmond Museums Announce Fall Program Schedule

One of the great things about living in the Near West End is that we are so close to the University of Richmond‘s rich cultural & educational events.  Mark your calender for these dates — all events are free  and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Of particular interest for families is the free Family Arts […]

Save the Date for the Bon Air Artist Association Show at Mary Munford

Mary Munford Elementary School will once again host the Bon Air Artist Association Art Show this fall — October 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Save the date! “Art Affair”, includes 120 artists, accepts local, regional and national artists working in a variety of media including oil, watercolor, pastels, and photography, sculpture, jewelry and […]

See “Shrek Forever After” for Free at Mary Funford

This Friday, Richmond Parks and Recreation presents  Shrek Forever After – 8 p.m.; Mary Munford Elementary School Playground, 211 Westmoreland Street. Admission is free. Co-sponsored by 106.5 the Beat  (via Richmond Bargains Blog)

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