I know nothing about Metal Music. Even with my lack of knowledge I’ve heard of Inter Arma and think it’s cool that an empty building gets to see occasional use.
Appearing courtesy of Relapse Records, Inter Arma pull off an earth-shaking performance of the nearly eight-minute “An Archer In The Emptiness” from their 2017 album Paradise Gallows amidst a suitably massive backdrop of stone, steel, earth, and water fit for a Hollywood remake of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Filmed and recorded live at the Byrd Park Pumphouse in support of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s “Virginia Is For Lovers” campaign
It’s also worth mentioning that Friends of the Pump House is a new group that is gaining traction and hopes to bring more life into the Pump House. Check out Friends of Pump House on Facebook and their website. We’ll be doing a more in-depth article on the Friends soon.
Richmond BizSense Reporting: T-Mobile is Hanging Up on Stony Point Fashion Park
Another national chain has left the Southside mall.
The wireless carrier permanently shuttered its store at the Southside mall in late December. A company spokeswoman didn’t specify what motivated the decision.
“We have a number of stores in this area within just a few miles, so as part of our normal course of business we closed this store on Dec. 27, 2020,” the T-Mobile spokeswoman said in an email last week.
Westover Hills United Methodist Church’s Bell Will Toll Tonight in Honor of those Lost to Covid-19
VDH reports 785 new cases in and around Richmond (Chesterfield: 314, Henrico: 286, and Richmond: 185). Since this pandemic began, 627 people have died in the Richmond region.
Ross Catrow in his daily Good Morning RVA had this summary of where we stand with Covid-19.
As of this morning, the Virginia Department of Health reports 7,245 new positive cases of the coronavirus in the Commonwealth and 10 new deaths as a result of the virus. VDH reports 785 new cases in and around Richmond (Chesterfield: 314, Henrico: 286, and Richmond: 185). Since this pandemic began, 627 people have died in the Richmond region. This is a shocking number of new cases—both statewide and locally. On Sunday, VDH reported 9,914 new cases, clearly an all-time high, and almost twice the previous high. In fact, the daily average of new cases over the last three days is 7,972 with no mention of a classic VDH data reporting issue in sight. In fact, the Richmond Times Dispatch’s Sabrina Moreno reports the opposite, that “Health department officials have said that it’s not a data error and is likely due to exposure during the holidays.” The number of new cases, number of people ending up in the hospital, and number of people dying each day is quantitatively worse than this spring, and yet, collectively, we act like we’re living back in June or July. I don’t get it, and I feel gaslit by the folks with the authority to impose restrictions—just like they did last spring—to help save lives.
Virtual Carter Jones/Fonticello Playground Meeting – Kids Encouraged to Attend
Parks, Recreations, and Community Facilities (PRCF) Department will be meeting virtually with community members to discuss possible replacement designs of the playground equipment in Carter Jones/Fonticello Park.
Chris Schwartz from the City of Richmond’s Parks, Recreations, and Community Facilities (PRCF) Department will be meeting virtually with community members to discuss and review possible replacement designs of the playground equipment in Carter Jones/Fonticello Park.
The equipment was removed due safety concerns after being vandalized late last year. The replacement equipment once selected and funded will be moved to the New Master plan location to start the Markiya Simone Dickson Imagination Zone. The park master plans will be posted in the comments of the event link.
We are encouraging KIDS ages 5-12 to attend this meeting. Chris says he always gets the best playground feedback from them.
When: Saturday, January 23, 2021 – 10am
Topic: Carter Jones / Fonticello Playground Meeting
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Passcode: 318020Or iPhone one-tap :
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US: +1 646 558 8656
Webinar ID: 817 9689 0700