There are 8 eight candidates the 5th District City Council seat to be vacated by Parker S. Angelasto. You can meet them all tonight at the 5th District Candidate Forum.
Tonight, Thursday September 12th, 6:30 – 9 PM
Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts, 3411 Semmes Avenue
Join us for the Richmond City Council 5th District Candidate Forum, presented by civic, neighborhood and business associations within the 5th District. This non-partisan forum is intended to provide special election candidates with an opportunity to introduce themselves to neighbors, share their platforms and answer questions from residents.
All candidates are confirmed to participate, including:
– Nicholas Da Silva
– Stephanie Lynch
– Jer’Mykeal McCoy
– Robin Mines
– Chuck Richardson
– Graham Sturm
– Mamie Taylor
– Thad Williamson
Signs of the Times
An image from yesterday’s walk.
Use Exact Change or E-Zpass on Powhite Parkway Starting Today
There will be no manned booths taking money on Powhite for the foreseeable future.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has temporarily suspended cash exchange tolls on Powhite Parkway extension and the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge. This means there won’t be someone to take your money so either have exact change, pay too much, or use an E-Zpass. No mention of any changes to Nickel aka Boulevard Bridge.
As of April 1, if you make an unpaid trip on a Virginia toll facility, you may be able to pay that toll through the “missed-a-toll” process before receiving a notice/invoice. The “missed-a-toll” payment process must take place within six days of the unpaid toll trip.
The standard administration fee associated with “missed-a-toll” has been suspended temporarily.
Exact change can still be dropped into the coin basket at the Powhite Parkway Extension.
E-ZPass is now the most convenient and safest way to pay tolls.
For more information or to order your own E-ZPass, click here.
Hurry in a Curry to be First Friday Food Truck at Westover Place
Planning your weekly dinner menus just got another option.
The folks at Westover Place, the strip of stores between The Forest and 48 Hours, will be hosting a rotating food truck every Friday. It will be a single truck and this week is one of my favorites.
Curry in a Hurry will be parked in front of the former “Stories” location (5065 Forest Hill Ave) on Friday (4/3) from 4 – 7 PM. If you’re looking for a little variety or an excuse to take a walk on Friday now you’ve got a good reason. The menu might be a little different for Friday but this is the standard menu.
Never had Curry in a Hurry? This is what owner Barry Hodge has to say about his offerings.
Well, here we are, this is my passion – curry, not just any curry, but British Indian curry. I have been eating this food since I was 5, I have been making this delightful food since I was 15 and now feel it’s time to share the delights of British Indian Curry with the good people of Richmond.
Over the past 60 years it has become the #1 take-away food in England and is now regarded as the “national dish”. Ask anyone you may know who comes from England what they most miss apart from the pubs, they may well tell you it’s the curry. What makes this style of curry any different from any other curry? Its hard to say, but much has to do with the fresh ingredients, the exotic spices, the aromatic flavors and of course (if desired), the mouth tingling taste!