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Former Plaza Bowl to become Chinese Restaurant

There was evidence of work at Plaza Bowl earlier this year. Now, thanks to our reader Eric Smith we have the latest permit for 521 E. Southside Plaza. It looks like it is becoming a Chinese Restaurant. What’s interesting is that the cost of the work on the permit is for only $30,000 and the previous […]

Plaza Bowl Being Gutted for Restaurant Maybe?

A friend asked if I knew what was going on with closed Plaza Bowl because she noticed that the Plaza Bowl sign was missing and there was a large construction dumpster out front. I didn’t know a thing but a couple searches on the city website lead me to this permit and the details within, […]

Plaza Bowl Closed

I’ve mentioned Plaza Bowl’s impending doom before and truthfully I had thought the last day had come and gone. Friday was the last day and you can duckpin no more. The owner posted the video above and I thought it was a nice way to end this Southside chapter.

Plaza Bowl Shutting Down – Last Show this Friday

I think we all knew this moment was coming when we say this post that said the business was up for sale. From Facebook; Well, it looks like this will be the last show at Plaza Bowl. So while it will be bittersweet, let’s help the place go out with a bang! Come on out, […]

Royal Wedding Bowling Night at Plaza Bowl

Just saw this on Plaza Bowl Facebook; Hey tonight and Sat night we are celebrating the Royal Wedding, with a Royal Wedding bowling party, ladies wear a tiara, and guys wear a goofy red suit, and bowl for free! also $5.00 PBR Pitchers.

Plaza Bowl For Sale

I’m hoping that a new owner comes along and really breathes some life into Plaza Bowl. My attempt to purchase it was shut down by the Hills and Heights Finance Department and the hard cold bite of reality. Own the entire Richmond areas only Duckpin Bowling Alley, business is turnkey with 20 lanes and everything […]

Andy Vaughan and The Driveline

Friday Night at Plaza Bowl

Protomen to Rock Plaza Bowl Tonight

Since we posted a picture of Southside Plaza in it’s glory days it is only fair that we give a shout to a business that is still there and trying revive the area with live music. After a short break Plaza Bowl is back strong with live shows. Tonight they will have Parlour Shakedown and […]

Puppets and Music at Plaza Bowl this Friday

The show starts at 8 on Friday, didn’t see cost listed on the Plaza Bowl Facebook page but there was some additional information about the Donkey Cabaret.

Live Music on Hold at Plaza Bowl

Recently I’d noticed a lack of live music being advertised for Plaza Bowl. When asked about it Plaza Bowl responded, “We hope to have more live bands again in the near future, but for right now weve just been focusing our attention on our core business, bowling.” I sent an inquiry into Tiffany Community Chest […]

SCOTS at Plaza Bowl

I realize that a lot of you, myself included, are heading to some other minor music thingy tonight but these guys are great fun. They will be rocking the bowl tonight at 8:00 p.m and tickets are $10. There are two opening bands, Pinche Gringo and Venus Throw.

Coney Island Cockabilly Roadshow at Plaza Bowl

Richmond Magazine’s Best/Worst Issue – Southbank Winners

Richmond Magazine’s annual Best/Worst of Richmond has been on the newstands for a little bit and I finally got around to getting a copy.  Nice to see the following H&H representatives getting some kudos from fellow Richmonders. Kathy Graziano was voted Future Mayor and tied for first as Best Local Public Servant. Barry Bless was […]

Exebelle & Magnificent Bastards at Plaza Bowl

Cost is $5 at Plaza Bowl 523 E Southside Plaza show starts around 8 p.m.

Duckpin Bowling League Starts Thursday at Plaza Bowl

From the Plaza Bowl Duckpin Bowling Facebook Page; We have a fun Summer Bowling League starting this thurs night May 27th at 7pm-10pm the league runs for 10 weeks, we still need a few more teams of 3 people or just some individuals to fill in some teams. So if you want to join just […]

Southern Culture on the Skids at Plaza Bowl

I thought this show would be sold out but just got word that they do have tickets available. I don’t get out to shows as much as I wish but we have a sitter and will be hitting the Plaza Bowl tonight. I recommend you do the same. Tickets are $12 at the door. Check […]

Bowling for Bullies at Plaza Bowl on Friday

The owner of Plaza Bowl is opening his doors to allow a fund raising/awareness event to benefit Ring Dog Rescue! We’ll have live local bands donating their time and talent to the cause as well as bowling, dogs!!!!, beer, delicious concession food, and some enticing giveaways! Bands include: Microjoy – The Nervous Ticks – One […]

Acme Swing Mfr. Co. at Plaza Bowl

A sample of their music and remember it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing.

The Milkstains Tonight at Plaza Bowl

Plaza Bowl Q&A on Richmond BizSense.com

I am a big fan of Plaza Bowl and happy to see Richmond BizSense.com ask them some questions. They say there is a slideshow but I can’t see it in my browser. RBS: What’s your goal for Plaza Bowl? JS: The facility itself is pretty old, so we’ll continue to upgrade fixtures. The first thing […]

Wrinkle Neck Mules at Plaza Bowl

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New Year’s Eve Show at Plaza Bowl

Show starts at 8:00 and I am hearing from Facebook that it is an all ages show. Sorry I don’t have ticket price information. I will be enjoying New Year’s Eve at Chez Couch featuring the wonderful band Cable TV.

Plaza Bowl Show Shall Go On

Snow is not powerful enough to stop Rock and Roll. The show planned for tonight is still going to happen (or at least that is what I am being told). The band that shall be rocking are: – Emily Stine Band – View From the Top – Reid Madgette. Show starts at 8:00. Enjoy. I’ll […]

Tonight at Plaza Bowl

Tonight at Plaza Bowl

Richmond is in for a treat as Shonen Knife plays at Plaza Bowl. This band is great and you’re not going to find a band like them in RVA. Go to this show. Also playing but under my radar (doesn’t take much) Hex Machine, Hot Lava, and Jeff the Brotherhood. Show starts at 8 p.m. […]

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