Snap o' the Day

Snap: The hunt goes on
Published on Dec 26th, 2009
1 comments Stranded commuter? Nope. Deer-hunting slows for no season, as this 9:46am, December 24 photo seems to indicate.
Snap: All we want for Christmas...
Published on Dec 25th, 2009
1 comments A City scraper heads east on West Market Street at 1:36pm Wednesday, December 23. Some neighborhoods would have liked to see this earlier in the snowfall.
Snap: Mt. Chipotle
Published on Dec 24th, 2009
16 comments While public response has been criticized, private crews have made mountains out of snowhills, such as this peak near Chipotle restaurant in Barracks Road Shopping Center. Photographed at 9:59am...
Snap: All calm on the big road
Published on Dec 23rd, 2009
1 comments After several days of turmoil, including a little pond on Monday that bred an ice event Tuesday near the Comfort Inn, Route 29 was moving smoothly enough for transportation of a small structure at 8...
Snap: McGuffey gleams
Published on Dec 22nd, 2009
2 comments Although the street on which it's located, Second NW, is still choked with a foot of snow and ice, the artists who enjoy subsidized rent at the McGuffey Art Center appear to be as proficient with...
Snap: Cardinal taking off
Published on Dec 21st, 2009
2 comments A cardinal takes off Saturday morning from an Ivy-area deck. –photo by Coy Barefoot
Snap: Snow began at 3:55 downtown
Published on Dec 18th, 2009
6 comments And it looked like this at 5:12pm. 10:31pm update: The snow is now about 11" deep, and the National Weather Service is now predicting a two-day total accumulation of 20-25".
Snap: Lot of tears
Published on Dec 18th, 2009
6 comments This is how the RV Lot, the place where people last interacted with Morgan Harrington, looked on Saturday, December 5.
Snap: Remaking the crosswalks
Published on Dec 17th, 2009
1 comments A contractor jack-hammers out a cobblestoney set of concrete pavers Wednesday, December 16, installed as part of an early 1990s Corner district overhaul. The city is now overhauling many crosswalks...
Snap: Quiet club
Published on Dec 17th, 2009
0 comments The Blue Ridge Swim Club (established 1914), like most outdoor pools in these parts, appears to have shut down for the season. The stream-fed pool, reportedly the longest in the County, also appears...
Snap: Snappin' the lights Ventana
Published on Dec 15th, 2009
1 comments A woman with a Blackberry decides the lights in hip bar Ventana, which reopened in the fall after a major expansion, are worth a photograph.
Snap: Crozet house whacked for no library
Published on Dec 12th, 2009
9 comments This is the house torn down last year for the planned Crozet replacement library, a $10 million, 20,000 square-foot behemoth that has now been removed from the County's 5-year CIP, or Capital...
Snap o' the day: Skyline with man in tree
Published on Dec 11th, 2009
0 comments A non-holiday tree trimming takes place on the west end of the Downtown Mall.
Snap: 'It's Dee-lish'
Published on Dec 9th, 2009
1 comments One of the interesting, if unsung, components of the old Jefferson Theater is this old popcorn warmer–- saved by Stu Rifkin, seen here in background. The warmer, photographed in late November...
Snap: Height of the squall
Published on Dec 6th, 2009
3 comments Shoppers brave the peak of the Saturday's snowfall at the Barracks Road Harris-Teeter. The National Weather Service issued a black-ice warning until midmorning Sunday with advance warning of a...
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.)
Snap: Wild car wash taking shape
Published on Nov 26th, 2009
1 comments The high-tech University Car Wash continues to take shape on Ivy Road. Seen here November 17. Last depicted two or three weeks ago.
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?
Snap: Giving up the discs
Published on Nov 20th, 2009
0 comments DJ Melissa McKenna and Program director Brad Savage hand out free CDs containing new tracks by artists popular on their radio station, 106.1 The Corner, Wednesday night, November 18 on the Downtown...
Snap o' the day: Looking a LOT like Christmas
Published on Nov 17th, 2009
1 comments The appearance of the holiday tree on the Downtown Mall more than a week before Thanksgiving means the season is upon us, and the official grand illumination is Friday, November 20. Christmas lights...