Tuesday, December 10, 2002

the score

A weekly ranking of the city zeitgeist

Posted on Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 4:00 AM

In a meeting with developers and business people from across the state, Gov. Mark Warner outlines his economic-development plan, titled "One Virginia — One Future." Also known as "One Penny at a Time."

score: 0

Developers of the underconstruction Stony Point Fashion Park release their list of stores, including Adrienne Vittadini, Louis Vuitton and Rangoni Firenze Shoes. Why go to Europe when you can travel to the South Side?

score: +1

Several of the city's expensive, nylon "Richmond" welcome banners are blown off their poles on the Lee Bridge and into the James River. Out-of-town fish say they can't recall a more pleasant, inviting city.

score: 0

One of Richmond's largest employers, Honeywell International Inc., lays off about 130 workers at its nylon-production plant. The city snatches them up to supplement an increasing need for expensive, nylon "Richmond" welcome banners.

score: +3

this week's score: -1


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