Archives: west of the boulevard

56th annual Armenian Food Festival kicks off today

Festival runs Thursday through Sunday at St. James Armenian Church on Pepper Avenue.

Bridge safety group lobbying for a ‘chunk’ of change on transportation matters

National group’s traveling bus features a jarring hood ornament–a huge chunk of highway steel and concrete.

Favorites: Chiocca’s pastrami on rye

We may be hundreds of miles from The Big Apple, but Chiocca’s knows how to do right by this classic.

Report of armed man puts Albert Hill on lockdown

At approximately 8:13 AM today, Richmond Police received a report of an armed man near Albert Hill Middle School. This report was unfounded.

Richmond City bus driver assaulted by students

Police were called at 7:48 a.m. by a man who identified himself as a school bus driver who said he had pulled over his vehicle at Idlewood Avenue and Sheppard Street, near the city’s Carytown neighborhood, after being assaulted by a group of juveniles on the bus he was driving to Albert H. Hill Middle […]

Dunkin Donuts coming to Carytown

It looks like a Dunkin Donuts will be opening in the former 7-11 across from Martin’s:

Photos from Belmont Food Shop

Photos of the food and decor of the newly opened Belmont Food Shop.

Burger Bach opens, Black Hand finds bigger digs, and the best of Richmond restaurants

Stella’s ups its alcohol offerings by adding liquor and a new cocktail menu, the Virginia Wine Expo approaches, we have a recap of the big winners at the inaugural Elby’s, plus more.

West of the Boulevard News turns five!

Today marks the 5th birthday of West of the Boulevard News! The site was launched in January 2007 by pre-RVA News Ross Catrow: West of the Boulevard News is our community’s forum. A place to find out what is going on, to be heard on our issues and to express our thoughts on what’s good […]

The Thompson and Grace Balcony Concert Series

The West of the Boulevard neighborhood is in for a treat on select Saturdays this summer. The Thompson and Grace Balcony Concert Series, created by Richmond musicians Reggie Pace and Larri Branch, will feature local bands on Saturday afternoons playing on a house’s balcony on the corner of the two streets. The events are free […]