Right Around the River Blog

Rocketts Landing Condo Auction Cocktail Party Is Today (and Other Reminders)

Post Date: 05-15-2014

My, oh, my — the time is flying by, friends! With the Rocketts Landing condo auction scheduled for May 20, potential homebuyers have only a handful of days left to tour the 25 homes and register to participate in the auction. To help interested applicants get a feel for our close-knit community, we're hosting a champagne cocktail party this evening at our upcoming open house — and we'd love to see you there.

Great Progress on HHHunt Townhomes at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 05-13-2014

Momentum is growing at Rocketts Landing. In addition to our upcoming condo auction and new restaurant Mbargo moving into the former M Bistro & Wine Bar space, the first townhomes developed by HHHunt are in construction! Once complete, they'll bring over 80 new homes to our community, which means a bunch of new Rocketts Landing residents enjoying life right around the river.

New Restaurant Mbargo Fills Former M Bistro Space at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 05-08-2014

Great news, friends! We have a new restaurant coming to Rocketts Landing that will fill a perfect niche in our community: Mbargo. When M Bistro & Wine bar closed this past winter after a three-year run, we knew that just the right restaurant would come our way and bring new dining options to Rocketts Landing. So, we're excited to announce that Mbargo will serve our community as an eatery and market, with a planned opening at the end of the month!

This Week at Rocketts Landing: Cap2Cap, Mother's Day, Auction Open House and more!

Post Date: 05-06-2014

Live music on a riverfront patio? You got it. A meal to honor your mother? Right here. A day filled with cycling enthusiasts? We wouldn't have it any other way! With May officially here, so is a week full of action at Rocketts Landing. From a Mother's Day brunch to a bike race to patio entertainment, we've got you covered with a variety of ways to get out and enjoy the season this week right around the river!

Hundreds Attend the 2014 Rocketts Landing Collegiate Regatta

Post Date: 05-02-2014

With our first event of 2014 behind us, the Rocketts Landing event season is off to a great start! Last Saturday, over 500 people came out for the annual Rocketts Landing Collegiate Regatta and enjoyed a daylong rowing race on the James River. Fabulous spring sunshine and temperatures filled the day as collegiate crew teams raced and spectators cheered them on — and we enjoyed every minute!

Sign Up for the 2014 Cap2Cap Bike Ride at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 04-29-2014

With last weekend's Collegiate Regatta behind us, we're officially entering our event season in full force at Rocketts Landing! And next on our agenda is the annual Cap2Cap Bike Ride. On May 10, we're in for more sweaty spandex and smiles filling our community — only this time the event swaps out the James River for the road — and we're excited for every moment.

Rocketts Landing Collegiate Regatta Is This Weekend

Post Date: 04-25-2014

Get ready, friends! Our 2014 event season has officially arrived with this weekend's fourth annual Rocketts Landing Collegiate Regatta. Hosted by VCU Crew, the regatta kicks off the days when our community's James River banks fill with athletic races, smiling faces and winning aces (okay, we just had to keep the rhyme going!). And this Saturday, six college teams from across Virginia are coming out for a day of strong competition.

Rocketts Landing Condo Auction Closes Out Phase I Development

Post Date: 04-24-2014

New community developments are far from over at Rocketts Landing! We're excited to announce that we're gearing up for Phase II of construction — bringing more new homes, offices, and restaurants to our community. And to prepare, we're closing out 25 condos in our Fall Line, Sky Line and 210 Rock buildings with an exciting one-day auction.

James River Association Rocks the River at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 04-21-2014

Boy, oh boy — what an effect location can make on a business! When RVA-based nonprofit James River Association decided to move their headquarters from downtown to Rocketts Landing, they knew their immediate James River proximity would be a perfect fit. But, fast forward to spring 2014, and their new location has already become a defining factor enabling them to create greater impact and outreach. From office expansions to river trips to "store front" walk-ins and beyond, James River Associati...

Rocketts Art Studios Features New Work and Open House

Post Date: 04-19-2014

Looking to explore some locally made art near the James River? Rocketts Landing's most recent art-focused business, Rocketts Arts Studios (RAS), blends an artist's working art studio with a gallery-feel featuring rotating exhibits of various art forms. Their current exhibit, "On a Minimal Day," features the newest artwork by RAS-based artist Diane Clement, as well as claywork by David Cambden. Pairing Clement's vibrant abstract works with Cambden's grounded, textured claywork offers visitors ...