Archive for Erik Bonkovsky

Fan dining news

Richmond Magazine reports about a 2 new restaurants opening and a recently-opened restaurant re-working its menu.

Firehouse Theater Hails Cab Show

The Firehouse Theatre Project will present “Taxi Stories,” a one-man show in which the author recounts real-life cabbie tales from 1970s and 80s New York City, on Oct. 8 and 9. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8 and Saturday, Oct. 9. Tickets are $12 for individuals, $10 for season subscribers, and […]

Final Free Summer Concert Sunday

THE CONCERT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 22. The last in the Fan District Association’s Summer Concert Series is this Sunday, August 15th, 6-8 pm at Meadow Park with a performance by Susan Greenbaum. As always, the Fan District Association will provide a free ice cream cone to all who attend.

Page Bond Gallery Announces New Show

The Page Bond Gallery debuts a new exhibit on First Friday, September 3rd.

Beat the Heat at the Virginia Historical Society

The Virginia Historical Society (located at 428 N. Boulevard) invites kids and their parents to explore the history of the Commonwealth (and the country) this August in the comfort of their air-conditioned galleries. Beginning Tuesday, August 3, and continuing until Tuesday, August 31, the VHS is offering the opportunity for families to participate in interactive […]

Shooting on Cary Street

The RTD has the story of a reported shooting at 5 AM Saturday morning, near Cary Street and N. Lombardy. The victim is a juvenile female.

3rd Annual Jonny Z Festival

The 3rd Annual Jonny Z Festival celebrating Art, Music, and Community will take place on Saturday, August 7, from 12-5 p.m. in the 200 block of N. Shields Ave. in Fan District. It will include games for kids, live music, loads of arts and crafts vendors, a raffle, and commemorative t-shirts. Contributions from the proceeds […]

The Landmark’s Got Talent

It’s a ways off, but the Landmark Theater is hosting a touring edition of the TV show America’s Got Talent this fall. The show is Thursday, October 28, 2010, at 7:30PM. Mark your calendars. The event will feature host Jerry Springer, the Season 5 winner, as well as other ‘favorite’ contestants. This is the first […]

Bellytimber Pizza in Style

Style Weekly reviews three different pizza places on Main Street in Richmond, including the recently opened Belly Timber (1501 W. Main St.) Tavern. The review is positive if not glowing. While I’m not writing home to Mom about the pizza, it is decent. I’d get a few pies to study for exams, to take to […]

Summer Concert Series Continues

The Summer Concert Series sponsored by the Fan District Association continues this Sunday evening (August 1) from 6-8 PM at Meadow Park. Ice cream will be provided. The featured act is Harper & Co. playing Bluegrass and Old Time Music.

Picasso Coming to (near) the Fan?

Style Weekly is reporting about the possibility of a major Picasso show coming to Richmond and the VMFA (which is but a stone’s throw from the Fan). It’s not exactly a done deal, but there seems to be some possibility–although how much of one is a matter of speculation. Alexander L.  Nyerges, director of the […]

Booking Signing at Page Bond

The Page Bond Gallery (1625 W. Main St.) announces a book signing event (with wine reception) on Wednesday evening, July 21st, from 6-8 PM. The event marks the release of Ashes to Water, the latest thriller from Richmond author, Irene Ziegler. RSVP to Here’s a blurb about the book: Set in the 1980’s, Ashes […]

Summer Concert Series Continues

The annual summer concert series sponsored by the Fan District Association and hosted in Meadow Park (the triangle park at Meadow St. and Park Ave.) continues this Tuesday, July 20th, at 7 PM. Here are the details: The Richmond Concert Band will perform.  The theme for the evening is “Music Takes Flight,” and the program […]

Police Seek Persons of Interest

The Richmond Police Department has issued a press release in reference to persons of interests sought for a June 23rd robbery: Two females were robbed at gunpoint around 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, in the 1400 block of West Main Street. Among the items taken during the robbery was a credit card that was used […]

Support Stocky

Admittedly, I’m often late to the party. I just learned about earlier this week. And then, local art student Harrison launched this kickstarter campaign–in support of his website idea: Stocky. Check out the idea: “a new collaborative environment for stock media (stocky photography, brushes, vectors, videos, audio, etc)… that encourages users to collaborate and […]

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