The owners of a downtown pool hall have opened their newest entertainment concept next door.
Sports & Recreation
Tucked away off the cart path at Independence Golf Club, hidden among the trees, a small construction crew is busy erecting the region’s newest recreational venue.
As the prospect of a new baseball stadium in Richmond remains up in the air, a new team from a league that helped develop the likes of Justin Verlander and Ryan Zimmerman will play ball next year in the Tri-Cities.
The Southside mall may be close to reeling in a big new tenant to fill one of its larger vacancies.
As this year’s quiet closure of the Richmond Coliseum has sent events traditionally held there to alternate venues, one of Central Virginia’s newest arenas has taken the opportunity to wrestle away one of the region’s more frequent touring attractions.
A minor league baseball all-star game hasn’t made a stop in Richmond since 1992, back in the days when The Diamond wasn’t considered aged and the city’s baseball team was the Triple-A Richmond Braves.
With its 3-story driving range and towering nets taking shape on Westwood Avenue, the company also is eyeing a 14-hole mini-golf course on the site. It’ll be only the third such location in the company’s national footprint, joining Dallas and Chicago.
The British are coming. You’d better grab goggles and a towel.
“Once I had this idea (for my own studio) it was like, well I can’t afford to do it in D.C. and Richmond seemed more doable.”
A fast-growing fitness brand known for its stationary bikes and treadmills is setting up shop in the Richmond market’s busiest mall.