Get Out! events, shows, things to do
Published on Jul 18th, 2013
1 comments “Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.” ― Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart A pretty daze...
Campus Kitchen: UVA students recycle the food
Published on Dec 4th, 2012
1 comments Third-year Mike Rusie spent a recent Friday morning volunteering at the Local Food Hub. In exchange, he received sweet potatoes, carrots, and spaghetti squash– "donation-grade produce"–...
Out of Focus: Longtime women's support org folds
Published on Nov 26th, 2012
20 comments The same year Congress gave its blessing to the Equal Rights Amendment, a team of Charlottesville women launched a new support group to assist what were then quaintly called "displaced homemakers."...
Seller's remorse? Ramsay goes for $3.325 million
Published on Nov 21st, 2012
2 comments The historic Greenwood estate once owned by the son of Irene Langhorne Gibson, aka "the Gibson Girl," had languished on the market for more than two years, with its price dropping from $7.5 million...
City history: Bid process questioned in unfunded film
Published on Nov 14th, 2012
14 comments As part of Charlottesville's year-long 250th anniversary celebration, organizers and city officials came up with the idea of a documentary about the city's rich history. Eight film production...
Mr. Jefferson's greed: New book challenges image of reluctant slaveholder
Published on Oct 17th, 2012
75 comments Publishers Weekly calls it the number one history title of the fall and one of the best of all genres. Both Smithsonian and American History magazines have made it a recent cover story. However, thus...
The mural progresses
Published on Oct 16th, 2012
4 comments We photographed artist Ross McDermott last week starting on the new mural on the side of One Meatball Place on West Main. Here's how it looks October 16. Post-publication clarification: While...
Let the mural-making begin
Published on Oct 11th, 2012
1 comments After finally getting approval from the Board of Architectural Review, which rejected his first boldly-colored design, Ross McDermott, director of the Charlottesville Mural Project, starts painting...
Greenwood: EPA leaves Superfund site 27 years after fatal disaster
Published on Oct 10th, 2012
11 comments The most obvious disturbance to the bucolic setting of Mt. Zion Baptist Church is the sound of constant traffic zooming from Interstate 64. Less obvious, but way more disturbing about the location of...
Less hazardous: Acme Visible Records gets cleaned
Published on Oct 10th, 2012
0 comments For more than 10 years, a prime commercial/light industrial site in designated-growth-area Crozet has been empty. It turns out there's a reason for that: it's polluted. Related: Greenwood: EPA...
Where do you get your groceries?
Published on Aug 14th, 2012
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What's the best change to Charlottesville's landscape within the last decade or so?
Published on Aug 8th, 2012
Off the table: Four boards foreswear chloramines in water
Published on Jul 26th, 2012
6 comments Charlottesville's latest water controversy ended in unusual unanimity July 25 when the Board of Supervisors and City Council, plus the two water boards, rejected the use of chloramines in the...
What are your summer vacation plans?
Published on Jul 17th, 2012
Got any good power outage stories?
Published on Jul 10th, 2012
What did the derecho do to you?
Published on Jul 3rd, 2012
Unnaturally felled: Blue Hole rope-swing tree chainsawed
Published on Jul 3rd, 2012
36 comments On a just-about perfect June day with school out for the summer, Monticello High sophomore Jack Farrell headed to the legendary swimming hole lying upstream from Sugar Hollow Reservoir– Blue...
What are the real reasons the BoV fired Sullivan?
Published on Jun 27th, 2012
Fluid debate: Citizens press experts on chloramine in water
Published on Jun 25th, 2012
4 comments Two weeks ago– before UVA President Teresa Sullivan's forced resignation roiled Charlottesville and beyond– the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority's plan to add a controversial chemical to...
What should happen at UVA?
Published on Jun 19th, 2012