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Connect the 'Dots' at the City Market
Published on May 24th, 2010
3 comments Fresh strawberries at the 2010 City Market. PHOTO FROM CITY MARKET WEBSITE On Saturday, June 5 the Charlottesville City Market will host its first annual ââ?¬Ë?Dots Day’ forum, i.e. ââ?¬Ë?...
City Market takes plastic for tokens
Published on May 24th, 2010
0 comments The popular City Market now takes plastic. PHOTO FROM CITY MARKET WEBSITE The Charlottesville City Market announced recently that it now accepting debit cards, including SNAP cards, the debit card...
CCDC: "Charlottesville Civic Action"
Published on May 22nd, 2010
0 comments The Charlottesville Community Design Center and the Center for Nonprofit Excellence present "Charlottesville Civic Action," a display of posters by 12 local nonprofit organizations, teamed with...
RR fence comes down
Published on May 21st, 2010
5 comments The May 14 fence erection caused uproar in Crozet. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Buckingham Branch unblocked much of the parking lot May 21 at the Square in Crozet, one week after sealing it off, the...
'Butter Boy' wants to spread the news
Published on May 18th, 2010
0 comments Skylark and other vendors rise early to prepare for the Saturday City Market. PHOTO FROM CITY MARKET WEBSITE James Skylark, a.k.a. the Butter Boy, rises at 3am to press fresh juices and move the...
Wine and Food Fest at Wintergreen
Published on May 18th, 2010
0 comments On Sunday May 30, Wintergreen Performing Arts will host the Festival of Wine and Food. Enjoy an afternoon of wine, jazz, light fare, and the cool mountain air. Proceeds will support the performance...
Don't forget Earlysville Market
Published on May 18th, 2010
0 comments Dish wants to remind folks that the Earlysville Farmers Market, in only its second year of business, is now open on Thursdays from 4pm to 7pm, offering local produce, eggs, fruits, plant starters,...
Dangerous rage? What compelled Huguely to attack?
Published on May 11th, 2010
71 comments George Huguely on the field and behind bars. What compelled his rage? UVA SPORTS/POLICE PHOTO Papa loved mama Mama loved men Mama's in the graveyard Papa's in the pen –Carl Sandburg Why would...
Arena envy: JPJ luring folks away from Richmond
Published on Apr 29th, 2010
4 comments Is Charlottesville, thanks in large part to the John Paul Jones Arena, edging out Richmond as an area sports and entertainment destination? Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones seems to think so. According...
Waldo: Where's the healthy stuff?
Published on Apr 27th, 2010
4 comments Can you help Waldo eat guilt-free? PHOTO BY HOOK STAFF Local blogger Waldo Jaquith asks the question: Where can I find healthful food? Jaquith is in the process of moving (don't worry, it's only a...
Trashformation: Lake Monticello opts for local MRF
Published on Apr 26th, 2010
10 comments Waste Management just lost 4,200 customers to Van der Linde's MRF. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The City of Charlottesville’s corporate trash hauler Waste Management was dealt another blow by the...
GREEN HOME-Stop recycling! Local haulers want to do it for you
Published on Apr 22nd, 2010
13 comments Goodbye, Waste Managment? Goodbye, RSWA? Hello, local haulers? FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER You’ve been doing it for years–-dutifully separating recyclables from your trash, rinsing jars and...
UVA Architecture School features "More than Just Bricks: Repairing Community"
Published on Apr 16th, 2010
0 comments The University of Virginia School of Architecture's Elmaleh Gallery features the exhibition, "More than Just Bricks: Repairing Community/Halprin Associates’ Vision for Downtown Charlottesville," a...
UVA Art Museum holds Family ArtJAM, "Flower Sculpture Inspired by Art"
Published on Apr 10th, 2010
0 comments The University of Virginia Art Museum presents a Family ArtJAM, "Flower Sculpture Inspired by Art." Children will learn first tour the current exhibition, "Highlights from the Collection: From...
PCA holds "Creative Conversation 3"
Published on Apr 10th, 2010
0 comments The Piedmont Council of the Arts holds "Creative Conversation 3," a lunchtime round-table discussion of the arts in the Charlottesville community. The scheduled topic for discussion is "PCA's Arts...
Preservation Week walking tours of the Downtown Mall
Published on Apr 10th, 2010
0 comments The Charlottesville Community Design Center and Preservation Piedmont presents two Preservation Week walking tours. At 2pm, Nathan Foley and Jana VanderGoot retrace Halprin's 1974 Take Part...
CCDC hosts Preservation Week lecture by Charles Birnbaum
Published on Apr 10th, 2010
0 comments Charles Birnbaum In association with Preservation Week, the Charlottesville Community Design Center hosts a lecture by architect Charles Birnbaum, founder of The Cultural Landscape Foundation in...
VCCA hosts "WetPaint" benefit auction
Published on Apr 10th, 2010
0 comments The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts hosts "WetPaint," a silent auction of artwork created in the span of the previous 24 hours by local artists, VCCA fellows, and "closet creatives." Auction...
Artists invited to participate in "WetPaint" VCCA benefit
Published on Apr 10th, 2010
0 comments Artists of every level are invited to participate in "WetPaint: 24 Hours of Inspiration," an event to open the doors of creativity and benefit the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Participants...
City Market opens this weekend
Published on Mar 30th, 2010
16 comments Rise and shine! The Charlottesville City Market opens for business this Saturday. PHOTO COURTESTY CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY MARKET The Charlottesville City Market kicks off this Saturday, April 3 at 7am...
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