Vehicle crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists are increasing across Henrico County, just as they are throughout Virginia and the United States. To reverse the trend, Henrico is responding with messages discouraging cellphone use and other distractions, targeted enforcement of traffic laws and a review of crosswalks, lighting or other design features that may be beneficial in certain areas.
The brewery will also host a grand opening party this Saturday at 11:00 AM.
Henrico road crews missed approximately 200 days of production in 2018 due to it being the wettest years on record since the 1880s, so this year they hope to make up lost ground. Crews will work weekends and nights to get the job done.
A 19th-century fire hydrant in the Lakeside community has been repurposed and brought back to life. The 118-year-old “Corey” hydrant, which helped to save the homes and lives of many Henrico residents, is now being preserved by a Public Utilities employee.
Customers with visual impairments can more easily navigate GRTC’s system with newly installed Braille bus stop sign markers this month. Braille provides tactile reading with raised dots for people who are blind or visually impaired.
State lawmakers got a very high level first look at what a new baseball complex, shared jointly by the Richmond Flying Squirrels and VCU Athletics, could look like if built at the site of the current Virginia ABC headquarters on Hermitage Road.
UPDATE: The missing senior has been found safe and reunited with her family.
This year, the Festival is returning to Chimborazo Park, 3215 E. Broad Street, and will be part of the Big Tent Community Festival program of the Richmond Symphony.
Chiarenza’s photographs have been included in more than 80 solo and 250 group exhibitions since 1957. His black and white photographs, which often contain elements of collage, have continued to challenge notions of landscape, abstraction, visitor perspective, and the very medium of photography itself.
The new restaurant will center around a gourmet, fast-casual concept with seasonal menus, featuring local ingredients that showcase Virginia produce.