Posted: 11/12/13 5:02 PM
As if the economic arguments for and against moving baseball to Shockoe Bottom aren’t plenty confusing, the history of the area may well be the most perplexing aspect of the can of worms opened this past Monday with Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ unveiling of a pomp-and-circumstance-bedecked downtown baseball proposal.
“We have a complicated history in America and perhaps no place in America knows that as well as Richmond, Virginia,” Jones said in his opening remarks at Read full story
Tales From Home
Hometown Junket invites Richmond to share its stories
Hometown Junket wants your stories about Richmond. The website (hometownjunket.com
), launched in mid-August, is a “kickstarter for storytelling,” says Phillip Gravely, the site’s editor and creator.
“There are a lot of creatives out there who don’t have a venue for their work,” explains Gravely, who by day works as director of web and editorial strategy at the University of Richmond.
With the help of colleagues from UR’s web team, Read full story
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