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DP launches new website
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
18 comments The Daily Progress appears to have launched a fancy new website. It also features some citizen journalism with a bunch of local blogs, photos and websites featured. You can even subscribe to get the...
The Low Anthem
Published on Jul 18th, 2010
0 comments Now that the Avett Brothers make records with Rick Rubin and stop at the Charlottesville Pavilion on tour, it's probably the mostly-acoustic Boston multi-instrumentalist quartet The Low Anthem,...
Hockey hero: Local man saves the Ice Park!
Published on Jul 16th, 2010
34 comments "I hope more people get to know how much fun ice skating and hockey are, and will participate in the sports," says Roberta Williamson, left, with new owner Mark Brown, his daughters, Annabel and...
Restaurant Week is here. Make your reservations now!
Published on Jul 13th, 2010
17 comments These illustrious participating restaurants are offering three-course, prix fixe menus for just $26 from July 12th-18th, 2010. Click on their logos below to check out their websites and/or menus for...
Greenleaf attacker: Judge-freed Haskins now charged in child rape
Published on Jul 8th, 2010
26 comments Haskins in his latest mugshot at left and in 2003. MUGSHOTS FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE Seven years ago, after Robert Terrell Haskins was charged with his first sexual assault, police felt so sure...
Charlottesville to host 2011 wine bloggers conference
Published on Jul 8th, 2010
0 comments On the heals of Restaurant Week, Governor Bob McDonnell has announced that the national 2011 Wine Bloggers Conference will be held in Charlottesville next summer, which will bring more than 300 wine...
Keswick Vineyards benefit for Daryl Bagley
Published on Jul 8th, 2010
3 comments Keswick Vineyards manager Daryl Bagley and his family need your help. PHOTO BY FROM KESWICK VINEYARDS WEBSITE The folks out at Keswick Vineyards will be hosting a benefit auction for their vineyard...
Lindsay Michie Eades speaks on "Art and Life" at Westminster Canterbury
Published on Jul 8th, 2010
0 comments Here is the caption. PHOTO BY BOB Painter and Lynchburg College prof Lindsay Michie Eades, whose exhibition is currently on view at the Westminster Canterbury Gallery Walk, will speak on "Art and...
James McMurtry
Published on Jul 7th, 2010
0 comments Solo performance from the gruff and politically-minded Austin roots-rock singer-songwriter, whose bluesy tunes first surfaced thanks to Mellencamp back in the 80's. James McMurtry - Cheney's Toy...
Monticello 4th- New citizens and Tracey Ullman
Published on Jul 5th, 2010
5 comments Red, white and blue bunting, federal justices and Tracey Ullman are on the scene at Monticello for its 48th naturalization ceremony. Straw hats optional. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE One of this country's...
Snap: Farmington fireworks
Published on Jul 5th, 2010
0 comments The Farmington lawn lights up in the glow. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER There are more egalitarian fireworks displays in town (and the annual celebration in McIntire Park comes immediately to mind), but...
Restaurant Week to help kids eat healthy
Published on Jun 30th, 2010
0 comments During the last January’s Restaurant Week, $10,156 was raised for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, which was exactly $1 from everyone who enjoyed one of the participating restaurant's prix fixe meals....
Timely disposal: City dumps RSWA for Van der Linde
Published on Jun 30th, 2010
9 comments Van der Linde's recycling facility(surrounding the holding pond) is permitted to handle 1,000 tons of trash a day. The RSWA's Ivy transfer station: 150 tons a day PHOTO BY SKIP DEGAN Last year, our...
Restaurant Week is coming!
Published on Jun 25th, 2010
33 comments These illustrious participating restaurants will each offer three-course, prix fixe menus for just $26 from July 12th-18th, 2010. Click on their logos below to check out their websites and/or menus...
Lights on: ACAC steps to the plate at Lane
Published on Jun 15th, 2010
14 comments The Lane League's opening day was marred by County budget cuts, but local businesses have since stepped in to help. PHOTO BY JEREMY VESTAL The Lane Babe Ruth League’s opening day this year was a grim...
Final tally: Kluge auction brings $15.2 million
Published on Jun 10th, 2010
2 comments The $87K 18th-century Meissen pugs far exceeded their $35K high estimate. PHOTO COURTESY SOTHEBY'S It's always a good feeling to clear out the clutter, and Patricia Kluge must be feeling...
Growing grants: C�ville Foodscapes gives out gardens
Published on Jun 1st, 2010
0 comments C'cville Foodscapes hopes to populate the urban landscapes with gardens like this. PHOTO COURTESY CVILLE FOODSCAPES C’ville Foodscapes, one of a trio of new businesses offering home gardening...
Scrum for Virginia men's rugby at Shebeen
Published on May 28th, 2010
7 comments The Virginia Men's Rugby Football Club. PHOTO FROM TEAM WEBSITE This Sunday, May 30, from 3 to 6pm Shebeen is hosting a fundraiser to help the Virginia Men’s Rugby Football Club travel to Glendale...
Ice, ice, maybe: Can a Park deal be struck before it's too late?
Published on May 27th, 2010
25 comments The rink was officially opened on May 1, 1996. It will officially close on June 30 unless a buyer steps up. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER In spite of increasingly urgent negotiations with an unnamed "...
Splash! City pools will be open for weekend
Published on May 26th, 2010
4 comments Onesty pool at Meade Park will be open this weekend. FILE PHOTO BY COURTENEY STUART The City announced today that it will be opening its pools this weekend ahead of the official June 11 season start...
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