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Ten years?
Hard to believe, but it's been a decade since the Hook's first issue hit stands, and we haven't stopped digging since. Join us as we take a look back on the biggest, strangest, most scandalous stories we've dug up and see what you remember most.

When supporters of the Morgan Harrington case tried to place ads on Charlottesville City buses to help keep a spotlight on the investigation, they got a surprise: ads from nonprofits aren't welcome to ride on the side. What's the deal?

Old World
The original owner of the Charlottesville Wild Wing Café has returned with a new restaurant concept inspired by his wife's Italian heritage. Bella's, on West Main Street in the former Blue Ridge Brewery location, is set to open in March, and diners looking for authentic Italian fare in a relaxed atmosphere should feel right at home.

Inner beauty
Don't judge a book by its cover, or, in this case, a ranch by its sunroom. This 1961 Fry's Spring home has a surprisingly modern, upscale interior that's masked by a few superficial blemishes.

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–photo by Will Walker

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