The picture above was taken a week or so ago but today I noticed that more signage has gone up. I taking this as a sign that we’ll soon have two chicken places right next to each other. Canasta’s is going into the old Dickey’s BBQ in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center and will be right next to America’s Best Wings. Emails about a possible opening date have gone unanswered.
Canasta’s Chicken has one other location at 5235 S Laburnum Avenue. It looks to be very similar to Chicken Fiesta but leaning much more towards the Peruvian side of things were as Chicken Fiesta leans more Tex-mex. The full menu can be found here.
We’ll keep an eye out and update with an opening date if we find one.
Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters on Friday at Forest Hill Park
The weather hasn’t been kind to this year’s Movies in the park hopefully we’ll luck out.
This Friday night Richmond VA Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities is showing Ghostbusters (the original Bill Murray classic) at Forest Hill Park. Bring your blanket, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. The movie starts when it’s dark enough.
Henrico County asking for public input on proposed safety improvements on Horsepen Road, Glenside Drive
Bike lanes, crosswalks, and turn lanes are among the suggestions for the area between Forest Avenue and Patterson.
The Henrico County Department of Public Works is looking at ways to improve safety on Horsepen Road and Glenside Drive. Bike lanes, crosswalks, and turn lanes are among the suggestions for the area between Forest Avenue and Patterson.
A description of the project can be found in the below video.
The county is asking residents to submit comments on the proposed changes by August 6th at the following link: https://forms.gle/JnmEPjKKxPzmRE2Y7
Richmond BizSense.com Reporting Bank of America Near O’Toole’s Closing Permanently
The bank closed “temporarily” at the start of the Covid-19 crisis. The temporary closure is now permanent.
The ATM onsite will remain operational for 18 months following the closure. Bank of America owns the Forest Hill property. It did not say what it will do with the real estate going forward.
The bank said the closure is part of its continued efforts to monitor the performance of its retail branches as mobile and online banking become more prevalent and to close those that are seeing a decline in foot traffic.
The building will be closed in September.