Archive for July, 2009

Richmond, VA Photograph of Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, uploaded originally by donwest48

A new family of butterflies being released into the conservatory during the Butterflies Live event that happens from May 22 until October 11. There are over 24 species of butterflies to be observed flitting about during sunny days and roosting during cloudy days.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of West End Farmers Market – Richmond (Henrico), uploaded originally by donwest48

The West End Farmers Market is located at Gayton and Ridgefield, and is home to many local farmers’ wares on Wednesdays and Saturdays, if the weather cooperates. Fruits, vegetables, pies, jams, meats, jewelery, iron works and yarn are just a few of the many items that are for sale.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of I do it for fun., uploaded originally by Jordan Jez Photography.

The United Kennel Club and Ultimate Air Dogs united together recently at Brown’s Island to host a dock diving event in which dogs jump as far as possible into a pool chasing his or her toy of choice. The dog and handler with the furthest jump wins.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of Flicka At Maymont Park, uploaded originally by Just Jo

A picture of the bronze statue of children and their dog skipping along a fallen log that is near the Children’s Farm at one of the entrances to the park.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of Kanawha Plaza, uploaded originally by digirebelva

The Plaza is off of Canal Street next to the Federal Reserve Building and features the pictured cascading fountain along with a concert stage and lawn for their Friday at Sunset events.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of not so short pump, uploaded originally by Sky Noir

An impressive picture of the center fountain at the Short Pump Town Center. It is a two story open aired mall with popular shops such as Macy’s, Nordstrom, Dillard’s, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. They are currently adding a hotel between Dick’s and Dillard’s.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of Browns Island, uploaded originally by Brian Bromseth

A shot on Brown’s Island on one of the many walkways they have to point out hot spots and historical points of interest.

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