More on defining boundaries
I had to write in response to Paul Miller's amusing letter titled "Where does the West End end?" (Dec. 7th, "Letters"
). Although it definitely can be confusing, most generally regard the RMA (I-195) as the outer boundary of the "in-town" area versus the West End. I must point out to Mr. Miller, however, that we are not all a part of the Fan, as wonderful as it may be. Heading west, the Fan stops at the Boulevard, and then one enters beautiful Historic West of the Boulevard. Also referred to as "The Museum District" by newspapers and magazines, Historic West of the Boulevard is Virginia's fourth largest historic district, whose boundaries are Boulevard, Cary Street, I-195 and Broad Street. With a very active civic association that has been voted "Best in Richmond," the WOBO-Cop Safety Program and the Annual Mother's Day House and Garden Tour, our neighborhood has been very active in bringing people back to live in the city. Home to the Maury and Ashe monuments, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Virginia Historical Society, the Holocaust Museum and the Telephone Museum and neighboring Carytown, we play host to many Richmonders and tourists every day. I am very proud to be a part of this grand and glorious neighborhood, and am also proud to live "in town" if not exactly "downtown."Liz FormanSleaze compromises journalistic integrity
What's up with the cheesy, sleazy Paper Moon ad, placed next to the News & Features section in the Nov. 30 issue of Style? It is oh, so inappropriate! Please don't compromise your potential for a quick advertising buck.Mrs. William WaltersCorrection:
In our Dec. 7 issue, we incorrectly stated that the Capital City Kwanzaa Festival is free to the public. The event, which takes place Sunday, Dec. 26, 1-9 p.m. at the Arthur Ashe Jr. Athletic Center, costs $5 for general admission, $3 for students and seniors, and is free for children under 12. Tickets are available by calling 644-3900. Style regrets the