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Fire collapses house
Published on Feb 8th, 2010
6 comments A fire at 203 Robertson Avenue off Jefferson Park Avenue took down the house, but the three UVA grad students who live there were not home at the time and a pooch on the back porch was rescued....
Harrisonburg's Wonder Skate Shop holds silent auction to benefit Haiti
Published on Feb 8th, 2010
0 comments The Wonder Skate Shop in Harrisonburg hosts a one-night silent auction of work by regional artists to benefit hopeforhaitinow.org. Submissions accepted until February 10. 29 W. Water St. 540-271-...
The Center for the Study of the End of Things hosts closing symposium and art show
Published on Jan 31st, 2010
0 comments The Center for the Study of the End of  Things, a research institute affiliated with the University of Virginia, is holding a closing symposium and art show, featuring work by more than 30...
Amtrak lot finally to be paved?
Published on Jan 29th, 2010
10 comments According to recent story in the Daily Progress, the owners of the Amtrak parking lot have promised to finally pave the dusty expanse, which a West Main neighborhood association called a “a blight on...
Have a helping at the Java Depot
Published on Jan 19th, 2010
0 comments On Tuesday, January 26 the Java Depot and Caf© in Nellysford will be serving up a Haitian Relief Fundraising dinner from 5pm to 8pm. And unlike some of these events, where maybe 10 or 20 percent of...
UVA Art Museum holds Family ArtJAM: "Animal Statuary from the Collection"
Published on Jan 15th, 2010
0 comments Dog Effigy, Late PreClassic period, 3rd c. BC - 4th c. AD, Colima,West Mexico, Redware, 87.16 x 133.4 x 61.8 inches, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. Heiner, 1980.76.2. The University of Virginia Art...
Waste Works lawsuit for dumb-dumbs: or a busy citizens guide to the local waste war
Published on Jan 13th, 2010
27 comments “In my opinion, there is compelling evidence to support a lawsuit against Mr. Van der Linde,” said City Councilor David Brown, who serves on the RSWA Board. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER It appeared to...
Madame president! Sullivan to take UVA reins
Published on Jan 11th, 2010
83 comments A smiling Teresa Sullivan, current provost at the University of Michigan, greets future colleagues in the Rotunda at an event announcing her hiring as UVA's eighth president. PHOTO BY COURTENEY...
Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society opens "Advertisements of Ourselves"
Published on Jan 9th, 2010
0 comments The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society officially opens "Advertisements of Ourselves," an exhibition of items associated with local businesses, places, people, schools, and events from...
Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society: "Advertisements of Ourselves"
Published on Jan 9th, 2010
0 comments The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society presents "Advertisements of Ourselves," an exhibition of items associated with local businesses, places, people, schools, and events from the late...
Artists invited to contribute to "C2D 2010"
Published on Jan 9th, 2010
0 comments Javier Lorenzo, "We Are Free," from C2D 2009. ArtinPlace.org invites children, teens, and adults to contribute artworks honoring all aspects and connotations of the word, "green," for exhibition in...
Loan woes? Banks expected to share Biscuit burden
Published on Dec 31st, 2009
28 comments Part of a presentation to Albemarle planners. FOREST LODGE LLC With at least part of its $34 million loan already declared in "early stage delinquency" by the lead lender, Biscuit Run's conversion...
Visual History Tour: Vinegar Hill destruction 2.0
Published on Dec 15th, 2009
11 comments Behind the Lewis & Clark statue, the Mooney Oldsmobile building, which is now an antique shop on the corner of Ridge-McIntire and West Main, survived; but the UR Next Hat Shop, The Midway...
The Eli Cook Band
Published on Dec 15th, 2009
0 comments Rock and roll blues power trio Eli Cook - Static In The Blood  
Not just for kids: Seniors need Santa, too
Published on Dec 4th, 2009
1 comments He knows if you've been bad or good. PUBLICITY PHOTO Charlottesville realtor Bill Howard can't travel the world in one night, eat over a million cookies, nor ride in a sleigh led by 12 tiny reindeer...
Snaps: Toy Lift from above (and below)
Published on Dec 4th, 2009
2 comments Today is Toy Lift day. Here's what it looked like last year in a never-before-seen aerial photo by pilot Skip Degan (as well as a ho-hum view from below by the Hook editor.)
Casting call for True Grit remake at Live Arts
Published on Dec 3rd, 2009
3 comments The Newsleader is reporting that Paramount Pictures and filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are holding an open casting call at Live Arts on December 6 from 1pm to 5pm to fill the roll of Mattie Ross,...
Indictment day? Comer faces grand jury
Published on Dec 1st, 2009
5 comments Mike Comer, before his July 1 disappearance, and after his July 27 arrest. Michael D. Comer, 45, the former treasurer of Glenmore Community Association who disappeared on the day of an audit last...
CCDC: "Neighborhood ReGeneration: The Evolution of Public Housing in Charlottesville"
Published on Nov 28th, 2009
0 comments The Charlottesville Community Design Center presents "Neighborhood ReGeneration: The Evolution of Public Housing in Charlottesville," a compilation of work by the Charlottesville Redevelopment and...
Snap o' the day: Tinsel town
Published on Nov 23rd, 2009
0 comments Spotted on the west end of the Downtown Mall: Official city-sanctioned holiday decor or renegade retro?
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