Snap o' the Day

Snap: These little piggies went to Market (Street, that is)
Published on Jun 26th, 2010
3 comments Downtown bacon? PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER A hog-laden pickup truck was parked in the 400-block of East Market Street at 7:58am, Saturday, June 26. Perhaps they on their way to the Charlottesville...
Snap: Fas times in Waynesboro
Published on Jun 24th, 2010
3 comments Riders race on the figure eight. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Googling the words "Waynesboro" "va" and "go-karts" brings up all kinds of things, but it's not until page 5 of the Google results that this...
Snap o' the day: More scenes from 2nd St.
Published on Jun 22nd, 2010
9 comments Over a barrel: A metaphor for businesses on 2nd Street SE? PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The water tank is part of Margo Ray's "Sublime Spaces, Forgotten Places" at Second Street Gallery through July 2....
Snap o' the day: Still closed
Published on Jun 21st, 2010
1 comments No pedestrian access makes for a challenging business climate. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Second Street SE construction still is boxing in businesses like The Box. Its owner, Chas Webster, couldn't get...
Snap: Truck smack at Integral Yoga
Published on Jun 16th, 2010
6 comments The hole. PHOTO BY SEAN WATHEN An errant truck punched a hole in the brick front wall of Integral Yoga Natural Foods Wednesday morning.
Snap o' the Day: Shurtleff eyes the game
Published on Jun 15th, 2010
0 comments Photographer Andrew Shurtleff captures the action along the first base line at Davenport Field. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR Daily Progress photography director and freelancer extraordinaire Andrew...
Snap o' the day: Cavs come up short on Sunday
Published on Jun 14th, 2010
0 comments With two outs in the eighth, the Cavs had a chance to rally, but it wasn't to be. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR Cavs DH John Barr gets a lead off first base after hitting a single up the middle in the top of...
Snap o' the day: Fiddlin' around
Published on Jun 10th, 2010
1 comments The hula hoop is just one of Markush's many talents. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Peter Markush, a.k.a. Mark Rock, takes the fine art of busking up a notch.
Snap: Rugby Avenue closed due to wires
Published on Jun 4th, 2010
0 comments Here is the caption. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Rugby Avenue, one the prime entrance/exit points for the U.S. 250 Bypass as well as a gateway to McIntire Park, was closed after the big June 3 microburst...
Snap: A river runs through McGuffey Park
Published on Jun 1st, 2010
1 comments The park got a $679K renovation in 2007. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Right around the time that the Fridays After Five concert was supposed to be taking place on May 28th, the rainstorm that dropped 1.5...
Snap: Dark sky over Water Street
Published on Jun 1st, 2010
0 comments York Place, the Terraces, the Commerce Building, the Landmark, and the Live Arts building. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER A somewhat forbidding sky looms over Water Street–- including its most...
Snap: Tom Daly on Rugby Road
Published on May 31st, 2010
1 comments Tom Daly by Tom Daly. PHOTO BY ... Photographer Tom Daly captures himself Wednesday, May 26 on the front porch of the UVA Art Museum with some of the Mad Bowl fraternities in the background. (Daly...
Snap o' the day: Carrion eaters in Crozet
Published on May 26th, 2010
5 comments Nature's way. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE With VDOT budget cutbacks, vultures will have more of a chance to pick clean the deer carcasses littering roads, such as this one on Three Notched in Crozet.
Snap: Death penalty protest on High Street
Published on May 24th, 2010
11 comments Protesters gathered Thursday in front of the Charlottesville Circuit Courthouse. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Citizens unhappy about the then-impending execution of convicted murderer Darick Walker...
Snap o' the day: Final exercise
Published on May 23rd, 2010
0 comments There's one in every crowd. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Members of Darden's graduating class of 2010 listen attentively to President John Casteen's May 23 commencement address.
Snap o' the day: Fenced out
Published on May 20th, 2010
0 comments Merchants at the Square in Crozet are being squeezed by the loss of two-thirds of the parking there. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The controversial no-park zone at the Square in Crozet, fenced in by...
Snap o' the day: Happy birthday, Jim Lehrer
Published on May 19th, 2010
0 comments This luncheon moderated by Jim Lehrer. PHOTO BY DOMINIQUE ATTAWAY The Newshour with Jim Lehrer host was in Charlottesville yesterday, speaking at a luncheon for WHTJ PBS top donors at the Clifton...
Snap: Elementary fun run
Published on May 18th, 2010
0 comments Second- and third-graders explode off the starting line. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Early Sunday evening on May 16 (when some UVA runners were racing in North Carolina), some youthful contenders were...
Snap: Carr's Field train
Published on May 17th, 2010
1 comments About a dozen miles west of this point, a railroad controversy reigns. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Two spectators to first-round action at the Boys Middle School Lacrosse League's season-ending...
Snap o' the day: No problems here
Published on May 14th, 2010
0 comments Heavy rains, high winds, lightning and thunder did not stop the Iguanas from sizzling at Fridays after 5 on May 14.