The Pulse runs East-West from Willow Lawn to Rocketts Landing. | Photo by RICtoday
Several RIC readers chimed in with thoughts on a North-South bus rapid transit line after last week’s story.
“I think this is a brilliant idea,” reader Lyn G. wrote. “We need to focus on moving people with less environmental impact, as well as offering folks without cars a good mode of transportation.”
When it came to which route to choose, reader Darryl D. favored the southern line down Midlothian Turnpike. “It has the best opportunity for upzoning and to serve the most amount of people,” Darryl said.
“The North-South to Virginia Center Commons would be a game changer for northsiders and Route 1 development, and great for J. Sarge students at the Parham Road campus,” reader Miles M. said of the proposed north corridor.
Reader Tambre H. shared her excitement for expanded rapid transit options.
“Me and my friends will drive downtown and park near a current Pulse station and ride up and down the line visiting shops, bars, and restaurants,” Tambre wrote. “The places we could go and see if the Pulse ran north to south, oh my!”
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History Happy Hour with Anne Cross | Monday, Nov. 14 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Bottom’s Up Pizza, 1700 Dock St., Richmond | Free | Register to hear scholar Bibb Edwards discuss the story of a Black family in the Reconstruction era.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Wavelength: Patrice Helmar | Tuesday, Nov. 15 | 12-1 p.m. | Institute for Contemporary Art, 601 W. Broad St., Richmond | Free | The Alaskan-born photographer and curator will share her work.
Writing Show: Killing Your Darlings | Tuesday, Nov. 15 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Richmond | $5-$17 | Register in advance to hear from writing and editing experts and get tips for trimming (or keeping) your words.
Wednesday, Nov. 16
“Catch Me If You Can” | Wednesday, Nov. 16 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre, 2908 W Cary St, Richmond | $8 | Follow Steven Spielberg’s cat-and-mouse story starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.
Thursday, Nov. 17
Celebración de Bad Bunny | Thursday, Nov. 17 | 9 p.m. | Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St., Richmond | $15-$20 | Join in for the ultimate Latin dance party with DJ XPLOSIVE.
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Attention, Fan drivers — street sweeping starts today and goes until the end of November. If you park your vehicle on the street, pay attention to signage to avoid being towed. Check to see when your neighborhood is up. 🍂
Nick’s International Foods, the Mediterranean retail shop that has served Richmond for 65 years, is closing its retail shop. The owners will focus on wholesale business, supplying items to local restaurants. 🍽 (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
A local baker is opening her first storefront in Stony Point Fashion Park. Verseau Bistroby Say Cheese ... cake is scheduled to open this Friday, Nov. 18 offering coffee, pastries, and sweet and savory cheesecakes. ☕️ (Richmond Magazine)
Genworth Financial has decided to move its headquarters to two former SunTrust buildings near Innsbrook. The company had previously announced plans to build a new headquarters on its 45-acre campus, which would have anchored the ongoing redevelopment project. (Richmond BizSense)
The first edition of a free lecture series at the Valentine First Freedom Centerwill take place tomorrow at 6 p.m.Each talk will explore the contemporary relevance of America’s founding philosophies. Register to hear UR professor Dr. Julian Hayter discuss new perspectives on the ideas of life, liberty, and happiness.
The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is here, which means it’s time to ask yourself a big question: keep your coverage, or change it? Fidelity Medicare Services can help. Fidelity’s licensed Medicare advisors provide customized advice based on your situation — and if you choose a new plan, they’ll help you enroll.*
Oh hey, November. The key to keeping your spirits up and avoiding seasonal affective disorder this time of year? Sunlight. Magic up more sunshineindoors with a light therapy lamp. This glare-free mood light is height and angle adjustable, while this subtly designed lamp lets you adjust light warmth and brightness. ☀️*
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