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Pay-Per-View goes online

A serial entrepreneur might have just the ticket to help sports arenas and other venues make money from fans who would rather stay home. Jermon Green is rolling out Be There on Demand, a web-based company that allows a venue to stream live or taped content on the Internet. The company provides the technical know-how… Read more »

Ballpark debate heats up in cyberspace

The debate over a ballpark in Shockoe Bottom has hit the World Wide Web. Charlie Diradour, president of Lion’s Paw Development Company, recently launched the site Baseball on the Boulevard as place for the Richmond community to discuss the many different sides of the prospect of a downtown stadium.

Newsfeeds For 1.30.2009

Va. jobless rate at 13-year high (Times-Dispatch) Virginia’s unemployment rate spiked to 5.2 percent in December, hitting its highest point in nearly 13 years. Va. lawmakers push to limit investments in Iran (Virginian-Pilot) The U.S. government calls Iran the world’s most active state sponsor of terrorism. Virginia’s public retirement system calls it, indirectly, an investment…. Read more »

Rally Caps: The Monday Q&A with Bryan Bostic

Bryan Bostic thinks he has pitched Richmond the sort of deal it can knock out of the park: a $60 million stadium that seats 7,500 and brings professional baseball back to Richmond with almost no public spending. And the 47-year-old is working more than 45 hours a week to convince Richmond’s various interest groups that… Read more »

January Newsfeeds

1.29.2009 Richmond gets extra time on ballpark (Times-Dispatch) The developers pitching a minor-league ballpark for Shockoe Bottom are giving Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones an extra five months to swing. Region’s new homebuilding hits lowest point since 1984 (Virginian-Pilot) New home construction and sales in Hampton Roads last year fell to their lowest point in… Read more »

Newsfeeds for January

1.29.2009 Richmond gets extra time on ballpark (Times-Dispatch) The developers pitching a minor-league ballpark for Shockoe Bottom are giving Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones an extra five months to swing. Region’s new homebuilding hits lowest point since 1984 (Virginian-Pilot) New home construction and sales in Hampton Roads last year fell to their lowest point in… Read more »

Why does Salem, Va have the best run baseball team in VA?

The model minor league baseball operation – everything from the front-office to the fan base, to the public/private collaboration – is about three hours away. Salem, for those of you who are not minor league baseball fanatics, is home to the Class A Avalanche. The team doesn’t have a great record or produce any more… Read more »