Zed Cafe featured in Richmond Magazine

Richmond Magazine spotlights Lakeside Avenue’s Zed Cafe. Susan Early writes:

Zed features a menu with fresh, clean flavors based on organic and local ingredients. The lamb shanks with pinto beans and braised cabbage, or the scallops with a lime sauce piqued our interest. Prices range from $7 to $9 for appetizers and $19 to $27 for […]

Richmond Magazine reviews Tastebuds

Martin Gravely writes a glowing review of MacArthur Avenue’s Tastebuds for the March 2008 issue of Richmond Magazine:

Befitting an establishment that dabbles in so many facets of food service, Tastebuds offers a little bit of everything. New specials pop up weekly to complement longer-running seasonal offerings. The menu is brief but manages a representative smattering […]

Free tax preparation available for those who qualify for EITC

From the Virginia Department of Social Services:
Many low-to-moderate income working families and individuals in the Richmond area qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). An EITC credit can amount to an income tax refund of up to $4,716. Free tax preparation is available; those who qualify for EITC are eligible to have […]

2007 sales data for North Richmond homes

Posted is the 2007 sales data for homes in Northside. This may be of interest to those considering appealing their home’s assessment. Click the image for a full-size view.

Northside Grille reviewed in Richmond Magazine’s March 2008 issue

A Richmond Magazine food critic provides a review of the Northside Grille in the magazine’s most recent issue. Karen Miller writes:

Go to Northside Grille if for no other reason than to try the house-made lumpia – the Filipino version of a spring roll. This is the real deal. Having lived in the Philippines as a […]

Annual cleanup of city cemeteries scheduled

Owners of gravesites in city-owned cemeteries are reminded that by City Code all flowers, decorations and non-approved vases must be removed from lots and gravesites by March 1. As part of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ annual cleanup of the city’s cemeteries, any items not removed will be collected and disposed of […]

Have fun, get fit with belly dancing

Richmond’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities is offering beginning and intermediate belly dancing classes weekly at its Humphrey Calder Community Center starting March 4.
The beginning level class will meet from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and include instruction in the basic moves, isolations, techniques and posture, as well as practice of […]

Spring soccer registration

City residents can register their children to play spring soccer at the Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Faculties’ Humphrey Calder Community Center between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. March 3 through April 4.
Registration for non-city residents will be held at the same times beginning on March 10.
Teams will be formed for boys and […]

Thirteen Acres Yard Sale

The Thirteen Acres Yard Sale will be held on April 19, 2008. The annual spring yard sale is one of the area’s largest and features vendors from throughout Virginia and the Carolinas. The sale will take place at 3801 Hermitage Road, located at the intersection of Laburnum Ave. and Hermitage near Holton […]

Patrick Henry School Initiative

The Patrick Henry School Initiative has recently submitted an application to the City School Board for what could become the first elementary charter school in Virginia. The initiative is comprised of a passionate group of educators, professionals and parents who are committed to creating Richmond’s first ever Public Charter Elementary School to be housed in […]