Snap o' the Day

Snap o' the day: Caution--- Scary zone
Published on Oct 27th, 2010
0 comments Haunting images from Greene County. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The Grim Reaper awaits hapless trick-or-treaters in Stanardsville.
Snap: Getting ready for laughs
Published on Oct 20th, 2010
5 comments Emcee Blake Wilding offers the comedians a pre-performance briefing at 8:59pm on October 19. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Comedians ready for their five minutes in the spotlight Tuesday night at 12th...
Snap: Busted for speeding on Ivy Road
Published on Oct 18th, 2010
5 comments 9:12pm Sunday. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER This is what the rear-view mirror looks like when getting pulled over eastbound on Ivy Road on Sunday, October 17 for allegedly traveling 52mph in a 35mph zone...
Snap: Smooth chocolate downtown
Published on Oct 17th, 2010
0 comments Walkers finish the "Chocolate Chase." PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Runners and walkers finish the "Chocolate Chase," a 5K run and walk that's part of the 4th annual Chocolate Festival. The event–-...
Snap: Fall sunrise on downtown skyline
Published on Oct 13th, 2010
1 comments Shot at 7:23am Wednesday, October 6. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER This is how downtown looked a week ago: some clouds but no rain. Now, however, forecasters are predicting some rain beginning late...
Snap: Belmont Bridge at twilight
Published on Oct 5th, 2010
0 comments No events at the Charlottesville Pavilion that night. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The windows on the headquarters of Inova Solutions gleam in the sunset of Friday, October 1. Just in front of that...
Snap: Apple fest at Carter Mountain
Published on Oct 3rd, 2010
0 comments It's 6:11pm Saturday, eleven minutes past closing time, so families thronging Carter Mountain need to head on down. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER It's one of Charlottesville's top family destinations: the...
Snap: Sunset over Charlottesville
Published on Oct 2nd, 2010
2 comments The southern view from the former Monticello Hotel. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER About a day after the big rains ended, the hills are alive with the color of sunset, in this image snapped at 7:27pm,...
Snap: Cubs and cannon
Published on Sep 30th, 2010
0 comments 5:48pm, Tuesday, September 28. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Some Cub Scouts and their parents took advantage of Tuesday's warm and sunny weather–- before the steady rain and cooler temperatures set...
Snap: Civilian defense?
Published on Sep 29th, 2010
4 comments Soon you'll be able to get your firearms on West Rio Road. PHOTO FROM HOOK READER A Hook reader noticed this new business coming soon to West Rio Road, right next to Papa John's and across from...
Snap: BB crosses the James
Published on Sep 24th, 2010
0 comments Buckingham Branch engine #1 crosses the James. PHOTO BY SR FOX From the Route 15 automobile bridge, photographer SR Fox captured an eastern view of the James River and the Buckingham Branch Railroad...
Snap: Sunset over the new volleyball courts
Published on Sep 15th, 2010
0 comments The lights are in, but the nets aren't up yet. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER UVA's new volleyball courts gleam under their new lights, installed earlier this month. Nets? Any day now. (Photo taken 7:35pm,...
Snap: Broken down Trolley on West Main
Published on Sep 10th, 2010
0 comments Around 8am, Friday, September 3. PHOTO BY KEVIN COX The Free Trolley doesn't always get to where it's going.
Snap o' the day: Lady Gaga does Charlottesville
Published on Sep 9th, 2010
0 comments Lady Gaga looms large. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Charlottesville found its way to the Monster Ball September 8, where a UVA t-shirt, giant wigs and fake blood were among the looks sported by Lady Gaga...
Snap: Marching to success
Published on Sep 6th, 2010
2 comments Cafe diners, right, register their awe. PHOTO BY JEANNE SILER With trumpets blaring and tubas piping, the Cavalier Marching Band created a wall of sound on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall Friday...
Snap: Twirling lights near Jefferson Theater
Published on Sep 5th, 2010
1 comments That's the Jefferson Theater at right behind the tallest twirl. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Ever wonder what happens outside the Jefferson Theater at 10:02pm on a Friday night? Well, at that time on...
Snap: Sunset near Brown's Lock
Published on Sep 4th, 2010
0 comments L-R: The Mentor building, Brown's Lock & Safe, and the Omni hotel, as seen from the McGuffey Art Center during First Fridays. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER This is how downtown looked from the McGuffey...
Snap: Ready for takeoff in Gordonsville
Published on Sep 2nd, 2010
0 comments The "takeoff roll" on the paved runway. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The Gordonsville Municipal Airport has been getting some extra attention recently. Known to aviators at KGVE and owned by the town that...
Snap: Barboursville on a hot and sunny Saturday
Published on Sep 1st, 2010
1 comments Barboursville at 12:17pm on August 28. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The ruins of Barboursville a neo-Palladian mansion designed by none other than Thomas Jefferson, gleam in the noonday sun last Saturday...
Snap o' the day: Hillsdale Connector emerges... a little
Published on Aug 31st, 2010
6 comments A new road means new stoplights on Hydraulic and a new way to get to Kmart. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE A new street off Hydraulic Road between Kmart/Gold's Gym and the under-construction Whole Foods...