Right Around the River Blog

Enjoy Easter Sunday Brunch at The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 04-16-2014

Somehow, we're already halfway through April — which means Easter is right around the corner! Fortunately, The Boathouse chefs don't miss a beat and are ready to help you and your family enjoy a full, delectable Easter brunch buffet. And with sunshine and warmer weather forecasted to round out the weekend, daylong Easter celebrations easily await you at Rocketts Landing.

Rocketts Landing Brings a Family Closer to the River — and Each Other

Post Date: 04-10-2014

When Sharon Pickard’s mother moved from Florida to an Assisted Living facility in Bon Air (Southside Richmond), she and her husband Tom spent countless hours driving up-and-down I-95 visiting her from their home in Princeton, N.J. But, when their highway-commute became too much, they decided that a move closer to her family in Richmond was due — and after one visit to Rocketts Landing, they found their new home.

A Rundown of Rocketts Landing Happenings This Week

Post Date: 04-08-2014

Warmer weather is here — and so is the bustling action that springtime brings Rocketts Landing. We always love this time of year: people enjoying river activities again, restaurant patios filling with patrons, beach volleyball games ramping up along the riverbank, etc. So, if you’re looking for something to do once your workdays wind down, then check out what’s happening this week right around the river at Rocketts Landing!

Carefree Boat Club Opens for Season on April 15

Post Date: 04-04-2014

Get ready, RVA! James River action is truly ramping up this month at Rocketts Landing. Not only has rowing season begun, but boating is also awakening with spring’s arrival! And for those of you who like to go boating but don’t own your own vessel, the Carefree Boat Club is ready to help you get out on the water and make the most of your river adventures.

Rowing Season at Rocketts Landing Is Here!

Post Date: 04-02-2014

Rowing on the James River has a rich history at Rocketts Landing. Since the 19th century, rowers from across the region have descended upon our neighborhood to enjoy friendly athleticism, competition and camaraderie. And with spring’s arrival, rowing season has finally awakened on the James River — and we love seeing the action right outside of our doorsteps!

2015 Road Race Will Zoom Right By Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 03-28-2014

Ever since Richmond was selected to host the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, RVA’s been all abuzz with excitement. Already, the city’s working hard to prepare for the global audience — both physical and virtual — that will descend upon us. And, at Rocketts Landing, we’re certainly thrilled for the action. Not only because we’ll get to watch an esteemed race right here in our fair city, but also because UCI will zoom right by Rocketts Landing!

Spring Into Richmond City Parks Near Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 03-21-2014

Spring has finally arrived, which (hopefully!) means more sunshine and recreation-filled days in the great outdoors. Fortunately, when we want to get out and enjoy the weather, not only do we have many ways to stay active right here along the river at Rocketts Landing— RVA’s vast park system surrounds us. From exploring Richmond’s rich history, skyline views, athletic courses and beyond, we have plenty of ways to recreate right around the river.

Rocketts Landing Website Features New Interactive Map

Post Date: 03-18-2014

Great news, friends! Discovering and uncovering the Rocketts Landing way of life down along the James River is easier than ever. Our newly redesigned website now offers an even deeper ability to engage with us online and share community information with you. Through our new interactive website map, you have another useful tool for locating and learning about the homes, businesses, events and beyond that find their home at Rocketts Landing.

Rocketts Art Studios Features New Work and Open House

Post Date: 03-14-2014

Spring is in the air at Rocketts Landing — and so is locally made art! As the only working artists studio in our community, Rocketts Art Studios opened for business last fall featuring abstract art by Diane Clement, textiles and jewelry by Robin Grabinska, and the personal art collection of Rocketts Landing resident Tom Yeaman (who is also the Studio’s founder). The studio houses a unique collection of artwork, and we enjoy having direct access to experience such great talent right in our bac...

Construction on the Horizon for HHHunt Townhomes at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 03-12-2014

We have a lot of community developments happening at Rocketts Landing, and we’re loving the action around here! Not only are our Riverbank Terraces at Bankside Mews residents moving in right now — construction’s gearing up for the first round of HHHunt townhomes just down the street. New owners are snatching these homes up quickly, so here’s a rundown of current progress!