Race Information Meetings Schedule

Richmond 2015, the organizers of the UCI Road World Championships will host a series of informational meetings to help the community “Get Race Ready”! During these meetings the community can learn from race officials about the race routes and schedules, the traffic management plan, where to party and how they can get engaged with this once in a generation opportunity to see the best cyclists in the World race through their backyards. The series of meetings will take place daily…

Block Party for National Night Out Tuesday August 4

The Museum District Association will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM with a picnic in the 3100 block of W. Grace Street between Cleveland and Belmont. Friends and neighbors of the Museum District are invited to attend.  We’ll have chicken and sides. Come out, meet your neighbors and show your support for National Night Out. Brent Small, the ‘One Man Band’, will provide entertainment. What:   National Night Out When: Tuesday, August 4, 6:00…

Recycling Moves to Alleys Beginning the Week of July 20

You may have heard that the City will end curbside recycling and begin to collect recycling in the alley (or wherever your Supercan is currently collected.) Large 96 gallon carts will be delivered this week. The new carts will be green, with a blue lid. Most of the Museum District is collected on RED Mondays. Here are the details: 1)  New 96 gallon carts (same size as Supercans) will be delivered during the week of July 13 to the sidewalk…

Bus Rapid Transit Survey Results

Below is a link to the results of a survey that they MDA conducted in May in response to early presentations from GRTC regarding their proposed Bus Rapid Transit System, The “Pulse.” The primary focus of this survey was to gauge neighbors’ general awareness of the project and to ask specifically about elements of The Pulse plan and areas along Broad Street that directly impact the Museum District. The MDA continues to learn and gather facts regarding the proposed GRTC…

Bus Rapid Transit – Important Communication and Survey

Important Communication and survey regarding Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Broad Street.You may have heard about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system coming to Broad St. from Willow Lawn to Rocketts Landing. There are many positive aspects to BRT for Henrico and the City of Richmond. You may see the entire plan here. In the Museum District area, BRT busses will run along the middle of the street, with stations in the middle. In order to support BRT, GRTC…

Spring Fling – Thursday, April 30

Join us for this delightful Museum District Association members-only event Thursday, April 30. The annual Spring Fling brings together neighbors and community supporters in a casual setting. Last year, over 120 people attended!  If you are not a member, you may join instantly online via PayPal (preferred), or at the door. For planning purposes, RSVPs are a must. If you plan to attend, please let us know by Monday, April  27, at RSVP@museumdistrict.org or leave a message at 804-410-1632 When:  …

Join the MDA in time for the Spring Fling

If you have not yet joined the Museum District Association as a 2015 member, now is the time! Why now? Our annual Spring Fling is coming up on April 30, and this members-only event promises to be an exceptional time. The event is a way for community members to get together in a casual setting at a neighbor’s home on Monument Avenue. The Museum District Association is able to host events like the Spring Fling because of the support of…

Spring Alley Clean Up – April 4

Neighborhood volunteers are needed to help reduce the amount of trash, appliances, and furniture littering our alleyways. Please contact Kimberly Reiff at 8​04­-410­-1632​ or via email.​ When: Sat., April 4; 7:45 am Where: Albert Hill Middle School ­ 3400 Patterson Ave …

Snow Removal Reminder

Snow is beautiful, but it can be unsafe if left on the sidewalks.  Please take care of yourselves, friends and neighbors by clearing the sidewalks in front of your house, and on the side street if you have a corner lot. Sec. 25-23 of the Code of The City of Richmond requires that snow must be removed within six (6) hours after the snow ceases to fall, or by 11:00 a.m. the next day if the snow ends during the…

MDA Town Hall – Wednesday, March 4

Wednesday, March 4 – MDA Town Hall Meeting The Museum District Association will host a neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, March 4. This popular annual forum allows the MDA board to visit with neighbors, understand what is important to you, answer questions, and provide an ongoing dialogue. Please plan on attending to share your views on what is important to you as a resident or business owner in the Museum District. Representatives from the Police Department, Fire Department, and…