Baseball debate turning into a full season of speculation

As soon as it seems dead in the water, the baseball debate in Richmond keeps coming back. Charlie Diradour extended his hand in peace today to those in the opposite dugout at a news conference he called. Connecticut, the giant Indian sculpture, looked down over the scene, a thick layer of pollen dusted over its… Read more »

Movieland: one-hit wonder or solid long-term business?

The developers of Movieland may be on to something. The theater opened on Friday to what looked like a huge crowd. When I drove by Friday at 6:45 p.m., the parking lot was packed.  (To see a video tour of the inside, click here ) That’s encouraging, but not surprising. Movieland spent heavily on advertising,… Read more »

Sneak Preview: Movieland

Movieland by Bow-Tie Cinemas, Richmond City’s first movie theater in 35 years, opened its doors to the press to showcase the 17-screen multiplex in advance of its opening Feb. 27.

Limo company moves to the Boulevard

Consumers and businesses might be cutting expenses, but that doesn’t seem to stop them from riding in style. James Limousine increased sales 40 percent over the previous year. Now the company rings in the New Year by moving into a 27,000-square-foot facility at 1207 North Boulevard. Randy Allen, co-owner and vice president of sales and… Read more »

Coming spring 09: Boulevard Movie Theater

A new movie theater on North Boulevard in Richmond will be showing flicks in early 2009, according to a mondo banner that went up this week. Bow Tie Partners, the NY-based developer, is calling the project Boulevard Square. The theater is slated to be called Movieland. It will be the only theater in the City… Read more »