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Business owners at odds over Brookland Park parklet: 'We don’t have the space'

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Posted at 9:35 AM, Oct 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-15 09:51:03-04

RICHMOND, Va. — On a recent morning on Brookland Park Boulevard, traffic veered around a tractor-trailer that was parked in the westbound travel lane, its hazard lights flashing as the driver made a delivery to a nearby market.

Inside Your Sandwich Shop & Sweet Spot, the deli counter he runs with his family, Al Muhammad called out to his wife in the kitchen, letting her know a parking space out front had opened up and she could move her car from a no-parking zone nearby.

“This is what we’ve got to go through,” Muhammad told a reporter. Click here to continue reading on Richmond BizSense.