Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘River Laker’

No Money? No Problem—BegBarterSteal

No Money? No Problem—BegBarterSteal

The thought of truly reaching the very bottom of the proverbial piggy bank –running completely out of money / cash reserves – sends most into a deep-diving tailspin. But perhaps that situation shouldn’t elicit such fear. Current economic conditions and high unemployment prompted two Roanokers, River Laker, and Ron McCorkle, to try an experiment assuming […]

Come to the Library for Short Plays AND a Round of Golf

Come to the Library for Short Plays AND a Round of Golf

River Laker and the Roanoke City library system are full of surprises. Not only will the library stage “The Sneakerhead Show” Thursday night (Jan 21) – with pairs and pairs of sneakers on display – but also patrons can be on the lookout for a unique partnership with Studio Roanoke soon … Not to mention […]

Manif Spaciale

Manif Spaciale

Making a point on two wheels: Manif Spaciale, an event sponsored last Friday by the Car Less Brit Museum, was designed to help car drivers appreciate bicyclists,  demonstrating visually the amount of road space a bicyclist would be taking up if they chose to drive a car instead of ride a bike. River Laker, a […]

CarLess Museum Preview Opening

CarLess Museum Preview Opening

River Laker’s most recent claim to fame began when he sold his old Volvo station wagon and vowed to go “carless” for at least six months. In a valley that isn’t always pedestrian-friendly that was noteworthy, if not a bit nutty. River’s self titled CarLess Brit experiment, which people have followed online through his Tumblr […]

Roanoke’s Bike Culture to be Focus at New CarLess Brit Museum

Roanoke’s Bike Culture to be Focus at New CarLess Brit Museum

River Laker has turned selling his old Volvo station wagon into the “CarLess Brit” franchise over the past six months – all because the Roanoke City Libraries development coordinator is going without a car. Laker has chronicled his new life on bike and foot via his Facebook and Tumblr pages,and has been the subject of […]



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