Wednesday, April 28, 2010

City's Department of Economic & Community Development Relocates to Main Street Station

The newly formed Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD) has begun operations in its new office space within historic Main Street Station, located in Shockoe Bottom. "DECD's move to Shockoe Bottom firmly anchors that department into the things that are quintessential to the city of Richmond: African-American heritage and historic themes, manufacturing, general business, trade, transportation, government, literature, and architecture." To view the full press release, please click here.

Mayor Jones and Bon Secours Announce East End Planning Initiative

Mayor Dwight C. Jones and Peter J. Bernard, CEO of Bon Secours Virginia, announced today a public design workshop, best known as a charrette, to revitalize the East End and Nine Mile Road corridor. The charrette will take place June 2nd through June 7th at various Church Hill and East End locations. To learn more, click here.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Workshop Tomorrow: "We All Win: Housing for People with Barriers Renting & Profiting Together"

Tomorrow, Friday, April 23, 2010, the HUD Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships presents "We All Win: Housing for People with Barriers Renting & Profiting Together." Held at the 25th Street Community Service Center at 15th and M Streets, sessions begin at 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. For additional information, please click here.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Historic 17th Street Farmers' Market Season Opening this Saturday, April 14!

The season opening of the historic 17th Street Farmers' Market is this Saturday, April 24th. Growers' Market hours are between 9:00 am and 4:00. Please click here to visit the market's website for more information on the market and additional special events scheduled throughout the season. Sign up online to receive additional special event information!