Update: Richmond’s water restrictions

They city has updated their water restrictions as follows:

Established Landscape & Gardens: Monday – no watering
Odd number property addresses: Water on Tues., Thurs. and Sat.
Even number property addresses: Water on Wed., Fri. and Sun.
New Landscape: Unrestricted for first 10 days after planting, then limited to the “Established Landscape and Gardens” measures
Ornamental fountains: Operation is prohibited
Vegetable […]

Old news: Richmond water restrictions

Here are the deets:

Established landscaping and gardens: No watering on Mondays.
Odd property addresses: Water only on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Even property addresses: Water only on Wednesday, Friday and Sun.
Bucket watering (five gallons maximum) is permitted at all times.
New landscaping: Unrestricted watering allowed for the first 10 days after planting, then limited to the “Established Landscaping […]

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Skybus to land in Richmond?

Skybus, the new low-cost airline in town, is in negotiations with Richmond International Airport to create a second operations hub and base up to 22 flights a day out of RIC. The deal would make Richmond Skybus’s 2nd hub and could create up to 400 jobs in town.
Skybus is tremendous concept, based on RyanAir and […]

Are you ready for some (high school) football?

Thomas Jefferson hosts #3-ranked Hermitage this afternoon at 4pm for their Homecoming game. 
TJ has had a rough season so far, going 0-6. It doesn’t help that the Colonial District is packed with talent, with 5-1 Hermitage and 5-1 Patrick Henry, both of which look like solid contenders in the region and state.

Thursday nights @ the Byrd are HILARIOUS

Now before every 7 PM Thursday show at the Byrd, you get a short visit from a new comic from the Funny Bone Richmond! There is no additional cost, just the same $2 Byrd admission, affordable concessions, and a great movie at your favorite theater.
The comic will begin before the movie at 7:00 PM […]

Museum District Neighborhood Alley Cleanup this Saturday

From the Museum District Association…
The Museum District Association, in cooperation with the Clean City Commission, is sponsoring a Neighborhood Alley Clean Up. Volunteers are needed!
When: Saturday, October 20  ∙  7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Benedictine High School Parking Area, 3000 block of Hanover Ave. at Belmont Ave.
Rain or Shine – Please Be Sure to Bring […]

Fan Festival this Saturday

From Fan District Hub
Join us for the First Annual Fan Festival, Sat. Oct. 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the corner of Grove Ave. and Meadow St. (in the Tabernacle Baptist parking lot) in the Fan District.
Food, live music, children’s clothing and toy sale. All proceeds to benefit Central Virginia Food Bank and Embrace Richmond. Free admission.

VHS to host life of “Lee and Grant” exhibition

The Virginia Historical Society will open its “Lee and Grant” exhibition on Saturday, October 20th and will feature free admission on that day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The exhibition will present a series of lectures, classes, and gallery walks with the curator. The collection features a wide variety of artifacts including original uniforms, letters, […]


The nasty pothole that I’ve been blogging about for 5 months is finally filled.
The I-195N entry ramp near Park has had an enormous pothole claiming many a front-end alignment. I reported it to both VDOT and the city in May, with no result.
I first noticed the repair job Friday, but wanted to drive over it a few times […]