Southside Richmond

A Community Blog for Richmonders South of the James River

Shooting Investigated on Southside

WWBT-12 reports that a shooting occurred today, April 25 around 4:40pm at one of the shopping strips near East Belt Boulevard. One person was shot in the leg but without serious injury. The incident seems to have been caused by an argument. http://www.nbc12.com/story/14510455/police-investigate-shooting-on-belt-boulevard

Midlothian Community Meeting-Tuesday, March 8th

You’re Invited! March 2011 – Midlothian Neighborhood Association Community Meeting Tuesday, March 8th 2010 6:00pm—7:30pm Southside Plaza Services Center 4100 Hull Street Road Richmond, VA 23224 Special Guests: Michelle Virts, Department of Public Utilities For more information, please contact Alma Moore at (804) 231-0018

10 Questions With Artist-Thomas Van Auken-Giving Southside Soul

I’ve been thinking about doing a series of interviews with artists/creatives friends who live in our area of Southside for some time. Welcome! I’m finally getting to that plan. My hope is to create a better awareness of the area through the knowledge that great people – people you likely already know – are increasingly […]

Style Weekly Benefits Nonprofit Community at Plaza Bowl

Style Weekly’s “Giving Bowl” Calling All Nonprofits! Get yourself a team of six together and head over to Plaza Bowl at Southside Plaza on Saturday, November 20 from 7:00-11:00pm for some duckpin bowling with the great folks at Style Weekly. Plus, the “high rollers” may even get a chance to win some serious cash for their […]

Southside Plaza Employees Don’t Play That

In a daring effort, ABC liquor store employees stopped an armed robber from harming anyone or stealing money by bum-rushing the perpetrator. However, although I can not find the news article, it’s interesting that this is not the first time Southside Plaza employees have done what some may call heroic and others foolish, but I’ll […]

Mayor Jones to Host Town Hall Meeting Tonight!

Come to Southside Plaza Social Services building tonight and meet Mayor Dwight Jones in addition to many other representatives from city hall as well as other agencies. You can even meet your’s truly! As the Southside has been often referred to as the under-examined portion of the city, it is great to have Mayor Jones […]

Scenes from Southside Plaza Fire

Several shops at Southside Plaza caught fire sometime before 6:00 p.m. tonight. Police officers on the scene had no knowledge of how the fire started or where. From a distance, it appeared the fire stretched from Shoe City to the Check & Go store. An unidentified firefighter said it appeared that the fire started at […]