Arrest Made in Museum District Crime

This morning the Richmond Police Department announced that an arrest has been made in Monday night’s Hanover Avenue attack.  We are grateful for all the hard work of the RPD and Chesterfield County in apprehending the suspect. Remember to turn on porch lights at night, be aware of your surroundings, and, if you feel threatened or notice suspicious activity, contact the police immediately.  We want to make it harder for this type of crime to happen again in the Museum…

Neighborhood Public Safety Announcement

Richmond Police Needs Your Help Recently there was a vicious robbery that took place in the Museum District.  Violent crimes of this nature are very rare for the neighborhood and the Museum District Association is working with the Richmond Police Department sector 311 Lt. Stith to make sure this crime receives importance. The RPD has issued an advisory with the suspect’s photos. Click here for more information and to view the photos. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective…

Cancer Screening 9/18 @5-8pm

Visit Retreat Doctors’ Hospital today for free prostate cancer screenings and seminars. Please call 804-320-3627 to register. There will be free tailgate food from Triple Crossing brewery, and giveaways. Where: Retreat Doctor’s Hospital, corner of Grove Ave. and Robinson St. Day: Thursday, 9/18 Time: 5p-8p – Screenings; 5:30 & 6:30 – Seminars For more information, view the flyer.

Fall Alley Clean Up – Sept. 27 at 7:45 am

The Museum District Association will hold the Fall Alley Clean Up Saturday, September 27, and needs your help to keep our neighborhood clean! What:  Fall Alley Cleanup When:  Saturday, September 27; 7:45 – 11:30 AM Where: Albert Hill School, Patterson Avenue entrance. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided. The MDA coordinates two neighborhood alley cleanups each year (Spring and Fall) where neighborhood volunteers help reduce the amount of trash, appliances, and furniture littering our alleyways. To ensure a successful cleanup,…

Adopt-A-Tree Deadline August 15

Adopt-A-Tree by Friday, August 15 and the MDA Will Pay Half the Cost! Friday, August 15th is the deadline for Museum District Association members to submit your application to Adopt-A-Tree and have the MDA pay for 50% of the cost.  Note – you have to be a MDA member. The MDA will contribute $25 of the required $50 tax-deductible contribution for MDA members who wish to participate in this year’s program. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, August 15. Applications…

Floyd Bike Boulevard Info and Survey

Please take a moment to express your opinion on the proposed Floyd Bike Boulevard, a.k.a., Floyd Bike-Walk Street. The survey will close on August 29, 2014. Click here for the survey. A better understanding of your opinion allows the MDA Board to better represent you in voting and in conversations with our community’s leadership. We will publicly share results once they are collected and analyzed – most likely the week of September1. We included some educational materials for your convenience:…

Floyd Ave Bike Boulevard meeting, July 15

A note from Richmond City Council: Floyd Avenue “Bike Boulevard” Community Design Concept presented and discussed at Public Meeting  Richmond residents are invited and encouraged to continue the community conversation by coming out to see a community-driven design concept for helping make Floyd Avenue even better for walking and biking. WHAT: Richmond residents are invited to a Floyd Avenue “Bike Boulevard” Community Design Concept Public Meeting. The meeting’s purpose is to continue the community conversation by showing and discussing a…

Summer Picnic June 13

Come out and celebrate the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL with your neighbors at our annual Museum District Summer Picnic! We will have food, music, and lots of fun! What:   MDA Summer Picnic When:  Friday, June 13th Time:    5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Where:  Albert Hill Middle School (3400 Patterson Ave, green space across from school) Bring:   Chairs or blankets Notes: Barbecue from Alamo BBQ Cake courtesy of Cakes by Graham Ice cream cart Live music by the One Man Band Please…

GRTC Public Hearings May 20 & 21

GRTC is interested in your voice regarding bus transit. Further information is available at:  http://study.ridegrtc.com/get-involved/ Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Main Street Station – 2nd Floor 1500 East Main Street Richmond, VA Parking: Free parking is available at the lot at 15th & E. Franklin Street (located on the west side of the main entrance). Please do not park in reserved spaces. Additional parking is available at the VCU “A” Lot. Refer to the Parking Map