Snap o' the Day

Snap: City Market
Published on Aug 23rd, 2010
0 comments It happens every Saturday from 7am to noon. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER What most towns call their farmer's market, Charlottesville calls the City Market. It happens every Saturday just south of the...
Snap: Downtown panorama, stitched
Published on Aug 22nd, 2010
3 comments 7:11am, Friday, August 20. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Downtown Charlottesville and all the mountains from Browns to Lewis to the Blue Ridge as seen in an image shot from the old Monticello Hotel and...
Snap: Walking to the Corner
Published on Aug 21st, 2010
2 comments View from inside the UVA eye clinic in the old hospital building. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER A lone pedestrian walks toward the Corner 9:46am, Thursday, August 19.
Snap: Pre-rain downtown sunset
Published on Aug 17th, 2010
3 comments 7:49pm Tuesday, August 17 from 500 Court Square. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The sun sets over Lewis Mountain, as Charlottesvillians prepare for a near certain rainstorm. The National Weather Service...
Snap: Sunset over Beaver Creek (and Hobie Cat)
Published on Aug 12th, 2010
3 comments Beaver Creek, 8:02pm Thursday. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The sun sets over over the Blue Ridge and Beaver Creek Reservoir, a Crozet-area water body whose 104-acre surface provide anglers and occasional...
Snap: Seniors flock to a Hurt-free debate
Published on Aug 11th, 2010
9 comments Talking heads and listening heads. PHOTO BY STEPHANIE MARIE GARCIA It was a packed house at the Senior Center on Wednesday as the Senior Statesmen of Virginia hosted the Fifth Congressional District...
Snap o' the day: President Sullivan meets the press
Published on Aug 6th, 2010
0 comments Teresa Sullivan settles into her new job PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE UVA President Teresa Sullivan invited the media in for a chat August 6 as she finished her first week as head of Virginia's flagship...
Snap 'o the day: Counterprotest
Published on Aug 5th, 2010
7 comments Catholics United and Congressman Tom Perriello supporters show up at a Tea Party press conference. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Good times at the Free Speech Monument August 2.
Snap o' the day: Protest and counterprotest
Published on Aug 3rd, 2010
4 comments Kirk Bowers (left) and Steve Peters agree to disagree. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The Jefferson Area Tea Party and a group called host a press conference to denounce federal funding of...
Snap: Moriah Harris at Blue Moon
Published on Jul 28th, 2010
3 comments Moriah Harris PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Singer-songwriter Moriah Harris (who sounds a little like Norah Jones) performs at Blue Moon Diner Monday, July 26 in support of her new album of rainy-day music...
Snap o' the day: Stuck truck o' the day
Published on Jul 22nd, 2010
5 comments Around 9am on University Avenue, the eastbound lane was blocked. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Another over-10-feet-high vehicle hears the siren call of the 14th Street bridge, fails to heed its warning...
Snap: Clayton & Son in morning light
Published on Jul 19th, 2010
2 comments Scene along U.S. 250 near the Mechums River. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The topsoil and mulch business located at the confluence of Routes 240 and 250 in Western Albemarle gleams in morning light. Photo...
Snap: Misty eve at Amvest
Published on Jul 15th, 2010
2 comments A teen watches the lights from One Boar's Pointe shimmer in the lake. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER This scene was photographed July 7.
Snap: Patriotic field in Somerset
Published on Jul 12th, 2010
2 comments Just up Route 231 from the Somerset Store. PHOTO BY SKIP DEGAN Gordonsville Airport-based flight instructor Skip Degan spotted this patriotic scene in a farmer's field in the Orange County community...
Snap: New mural at Discovery Museum
Published on Jul 8th, 2010
2 comments Artist Jody Matzer looks on as Catherine and Caroline Toole check out his work. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER In a room that used to be monochrome beige, Richmond-based illustrator Jody Matzer has unveiled...
Snap: Hot pecan on First
Published on Jul 6th, 2010
0 comments The pecan towered over a downtown backyard. PHOTO BY WICK HUNT The recent three-minute storm claimed another member of the plant family Tuesday, July 6, as workers with Van Yahres Tree Service...
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...
July 4 is for... speed traps
Published on Jul 4th, 2010
22 comments July 4: an unmarked car mustered to fight speeding. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Despite sunny skies and temperatures nearing the triple-digit mark combining to create the clear visibility and bone-dry...
Snap: A hood bender
Published on Jul 1st, 2010
2 comments The folks on the left check out the damage caused by the fella on the right. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER After the grey sport utility vehicle backed into the other vehicle on the afternoon of Wednesday,...
Snap o' the day: Snapped
Published on Jun 29th, 2010
9 comments Thomas Givens' sculpture is another microburst casualty. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The once-proud whale tail on the U.S. 250 bypass takes a fatal hit from the June 24 storm.