Shamrock the Block, Richmond’s annual St. Patrick’s Day festival, is moving from Shockoe Bottom to the Boulevard, and those who helped make the event what it is today aren’t happy.
We’re seeing pictures of the above billboard getting shared around on Facebook, and they appear to be legit.
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The main location of Mayor Jones’ coveted project to revitalize Shockoe Bottom is currently stark and uninhabited. There’s not much more than a street sign at the corner of 17th Street and Grace Street right now, but in a few years it may be where home plate is at the Flying Squirrels’ new home.
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There’s been a buzz around town saying Richmond may build a new baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom for a while now. It began as the brainchild of Mayor Dwight Jones, and the Richmond City Council has shown flashes of support of the idea, but there’s still a ways to go before anything becomes concrete.
The ever-polarizing issue of the possibility of a new baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom was on full display at last night’s City Council meeting.
Mayor Jones spoke before a large crowd at a press conference this morning with his big pitch for a new baseball stadium and the future of Shockoe Bottom.