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Tea Party rage: New Yorker�s Packer sees it roiling in Cville
Published on Mar 28th, 2010
59 comments The day after a blogger posted this address as Perriello's and urged visits from outraged Tea Partiers, a propane line on a grill was found severed. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Writers for the New Yorker...
UVA Architecture School and CCDC present a lecture by Charles A. Birnbaum
Published on Mar 27th, 2010
0 comments Charles A. Birnbaum The University of Virginia School of Architecture presents Charles A. Birnbaum, founder and director of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, who will lecture on "Why Not Cultural...
CCDC: "More than Just Bricks"
Published on Mar 26th, 2010
0 comments The Charlottesville Community Design Center presents the exhibition, "More than Just Bricks: A Field Guide to the Design of the Charlottesville Downtown Mall," which examines all the factors that...
Community art-making workshop at The Bridge
Published on Mar 26th, 2010
0 comments The Bridge hosts an art-making workshop featuring guests artists, demonstrations, and discussions of art history, all  in order to facilitate making artwork to be shown throughout the city....
Bubbly Benefit: Sheryl Crow and Colbie Caillat rock for Charlottesville
Published on Mar 26th, 2010
12 comments The 48-year-old pop-rocker wants to help ease the pain of uninsured families. PUBLICITY PHOTO The Charlottesville Free Clinic, which has served more than 11,000 uninsured patients during its nearly...
Restaurant Week raises $10k for Food Bank
Published on Mar 25th, 2010
5 comments Food, glorious food! Our local chapter of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank gave out 1.8 million pounds of food last year. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR If you were one of the 18 restaurants or 10,156 customers...
Gas party? FBI investigates cut line at Perriello home
Published on Mar 24th, 2010
155 comments Update 3/28/10: Now the DP is reporting that Rep. Perriello’s brother received a threatening letter in the mail the same day the tube on his gas grill was cut. Update 3/26/10 2:53pm: The DP’s Brian...
The Paramount screens THE PARKING LOT MOVIE
Published on Mar 20th, 2010
0 comments The Paramount screens the much-anticipated The Parking Lot Movie, a documentary by local filmmaker, Meghan Eckman, about The Corner Parking Lot near the University of Virginia. You've parked there...
W. Alton Jones heiress dies
Published on Mar 19th, 2010
0 comments Patricia "Pat" Jones Edgerton, daughter of eponymous foundation founder W. Alton Jones and wife of renowned UVA plastic surgeon Milton Edgerton, died March 16 at age 87. She had Alzheimer's disease,...
New JPJ GM: Wilson exits, Pedone takes over
Published on Mar 16th, 2010
45 comments So long, Larry. PHOTO COURTESY POLLSTAR John Paul Jones Arena officials announced March 16 that Jason Pedone, assistant general manager for the venue since 2007, has replaced Larry Wilson as general...
Snap: The Hookworms
Published on Mar 12th, 2010
3 comments For the second year in a row, the Hook brings home the trophy at Wordplay, a game show that benefits Literacy Volunteers of America. Thirty-six teams competed Wednesday night, March 10, at the Omni....
Recession-buster: Contest to provide wedding... for free
Published on Mar 8th, 2010
3 comments Could this be you in November? PUBLICITY PHOTO BY JACK LOONEY You may be ready to say "I do"–- but sometimes your wallet is not. For couples across the country, Charlottesville is quickly...
Satellite situation: City targeted dishes, dish owners fire back
Published on Mar 8th, 2010
26 comments Front yard clutter? City zoning inspectors ordered this Cherry Avenue resident to relocate the satellite dish. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR Satellite dish in my yard Tell me more, tell me more Who's the...
Camino seafood dinner for the Bay
Published on Mar 5th, 2010
0 comments Camino's Sean Thomas, Drew Hart, and Matt Turner. STAFF PHOTO On Tuesday, March 9 Camino Restaurant on Market Street is offering a $30 prix fixe menu designed to bring awareness to the plight of...
CTS becomes CAT
Published on Mar 3rd, 2010
22 comments The Charlottesville Transit Service, long referred to as CTS, has changed its name to Charlottesville Area Transit, reports Sean Tubbs for the Daily Progress/Charlottesville Tomorrow. However, the...
A taste of Waynesboro
Published on Mar 3rd, 2010
0 comments Waynesboro is holding its 11th annual Taste of the Town city fundraiser on Tuesday, March 16 from 5pm to 8pm. There will be 14 local chefs on hand, including Waynesboro City Councilor Lorie Smith....
Wa$te War: Was RSWA's own trash partner to blame?
Published on Mar 1st, 2010
7 comments The RSWA had "no success" fixing billing problems at the BFI/Republic transfer station–– but Van der Linde got sued. FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO For over two years, the Rivanna Solid...
CCDC: "Our Water Our Future"
Published on Feb 28th, 2010
0 comments The Charlottesville Community Design Center presents "Our Water Our Future," an interactive exhibit by Charlottesville Tomorrow that addresses our long-term water supply plan. A First Friday...
The Bridge celebrates the third anniversary of the "Westhaven After School Program"
Published on Feb 21st, 2010
0 comments The Bridge celebrates the third anniversary of its wonderful after-school program at Westhaven with a one-night showcase of works ranging from painted portraits, audio interviews, murals,  and...
Olio's sixth edition and one-year anniversary party
Published on Feb 13th, 2010
0 comments Olio, an open forum for the presentation of creative pursuits, presents its sixth edition, followed by a one-year anniversary party at Zocalo. Each speaker will present 20 slides with 20 seconds...