Archives: Larry Miller

City Council: bike skills course planned for Belle Isle, and general business

In this week’s episode Council moves along an off-road bike skills area on Belle Isle, minor adjustments to student housing on Chamberlayne, and some other general business.

Explainer: Fonticello and the future of Richmond skateparks

There’s been some drama in one of the city’s parks for the last several months. Without even one skatepark in the city, skaters from all over the city have convened on Fonticello Park at a makeshift skating area. Some neighbors support them. Some don’t. What one local father and skater is doing to make a real skatepark happen, and how the city has responded thus far