Forest Hill Neighborhood Association meeting is at 7 pm at the Forest Hill Presbyterian Church. There will be a babysitter on hand for the little ones, and Nathan Burrell, newly appointed Manager of the James River Park System is the guest speaker. Summer is great time to get involved in your neighborhood association and our area [...]
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Scott needs some help finding someone to help take care of his yard. We are looking for someone, preferably in the neighborhood (we’re in Forest Hill), to do some lawn work for us over the Summer (May through maybe October or so). We’re in need some someone who is very reliable and someone who will [...]
Forest Hill Neighborhood Association Meets Wednesday, Crisis Stabilization Home on Forest Hill Ave to be Discussed
Forest Hill is have their monthly Association meeting this Wednesday, March 20th at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, 4401 Forest Hill Avenue and babysitting available in the church nursery. Dr. Jack Lanier, Director of RBHA will give a presentation on the proposed Crisis Stabilization Home at 4405 Forest Hill [...]
Join the folks of Good Shepherd Episcopal School and Church (Forest Hill & 43rd) on Friday, March 15 from 6-8 p.m. for an evening of incredible food and great conversation.
The Forest Hill Ave. Project’s ponderous progress has been watched closely by neighbors, commuters and bikers. The first public meeting in a long time was scheduled for last Wednesday. That meeting was canceled due to a scary weather forecast. The hearing is now a go for Wednesday, March 13, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Southampton Elementary [...]
In Richmond you can’t throw a kepi without hitting a tour group of some sort. I sat down recently with Forest Hill resident Tommy Miller and discussed his new tour venture which hopes to take advantage of the recent RVA craft beer explosion and explore a wide open tour niche.
The next Forest Hill Civic Association meeting 20th at 7 pm at the Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, located at 4401 Forest Hill Avenue. Featured guests include Jake Helmboldt, the city’s Pedestrian, Bicycle and Trails Coordinator who will discuss the new bike lanes on Forest Hill, upcoming bike events in the city, and city initiatives about biking. Clint Kronenberger from [...]
From the Forest Hill Neighborhood Website: Registration is now open for the 2013 Run for the Hills 5k. The run will take place on Saturday, March 9th beginning at 9:00 a.m.
I created this list in 2010 but thought it would be a good tradition to keep going. Supporting local merchants and artist is a great way to make sure that more merchants and artist settle in our little neck of the woods. The list is posted in no particular order. What are some other locals [...]
Once termed the “Dillingers of the East,” Robert Mais and Walter Legenza led their men and molls on a violent journey of robberies, murders, and escapes up and down the East Coast. Join historian Selden Richardson (of Richmond) as he recounts the story of this whirlwind of crime and how it finally reached its climax [...]
Good news comes to us from Carolyn Paulette and Forest Hill Historic Designation Committee. Congrats to everyone for all the hard work that had to be done to make this possible. The Forest Hill Historic Designation Committee is pleased to announce that the Department of Historic Resources Boards passed their nomination for historic designation this [...]
Another opportunity to sell your stuff and replace it with your neighbor’s stuff. Click on the image above to see the map in full size. The sale takes place this weekend Saturday 6/2.
Update via @RichmondMag Twitter: @hillsheights We didn’t rank a 1 through 10. Just named 10. (Editor’s note – I still think we are at least #3 but I changed the title to reflect reality.) The latest issue of Richmond Magazine (sorry not online), has an article on the Hot Neighborhoods of the Richmond area. Hot [...]
Harry contacted me with a bit of mystery. Perhaps you can help him out. We were doing yard work last Saturday when I went to my city super can in the alley behind our house on West 42nd Street. In the can was a white paper bag with the name Martha Newell handwritten on it – (see above). [...]
Byran shared this photo (he isn’t the flyer creator) he shot in Forest Hill. Below is the relevant city ordinance.
JOIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD WALK! When? Monday – Friday at 9:00 am Where? Stone House in Forest Hill Park How? Take a friendly walk with your neighbors! Why? There have been several home burglaries and car thefts in the past few months, mainly M-F from 8:30-11:00am. We need your help to catch the criminals.
The burglaries came from the Daily RPD Crime Report. 3rd Precinct – BURGLARY 3/20/12 – 8:40 a.m. – 9:07 a.m. – 4000 block of Dunston Avenue An unknown person(s) broke into the residence. 3rd Precinct – BURGLARY 3/20/12 – 7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – 4100 block of Spring Hill Avenue An unknown person(s) broke [...]
The Forest Hill Neighborhood Association have changed their monthly meeting dates several times over the past year to accommodate schedules. In theory they have settled on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Agenda items include:
Register Now for the Forest Hill 5k Time (and your preferred shirt size) is running out for you to register for the Forest Hill 5k. You won’t want to miss this always fun event. Advance registration closes tomorrow, March 11th. We’d hate to have you running the 5k in a shirt that doesn’t fit! This year registration [...]
Registration is now open! Be sure to register before Sunday March 11th to guarantee a T-shirt in your correct size.
On Saturday, February 18th folks will be meeting up at the Stone House at Forest Hill Park (Forest Hill Ave and W. 41st) to register voters! They plan to cover the park and head into the local neighborhoods to register some voters. Stop by the Stone House to pick up your packet. Shift 1 is [...]
Missing since Friday, Feb 3, from 3101 Stonewall Ave. Obit is a small (7 lb) black and white female cat with a faint, squeaky voice. She is quite friendly, but not very traffic savvy. If you see her, please call 804-233-1642 or 804-212-6090.
I’ve heard that one of the new crosswalks on Forest Hill Ave doesn’t work. Well luckily we received an update from Kathy Graziano’s office last week and I forgot to post it. Currently the City is waiting on the parts to be shipped for installation to correct the problem. As of Friday, Jan 20th 43rd St [...]