Snap o' the Day

Snap o' the day: Out of alignment
Published on Nov 12th, 2009
0 comments High winds from Tropical Storm Ida loosened the sign at Body Equilibrium on Old Preston Avenue. Other areas across the state, particularly on the coast, have fared worse, and Governor Tim Kaine has...
Snap: Who is calling?
Published on Nov 11th, 2009
2 comments Rugby Road pedestrians walking above Mad Bowl in the heart of the University of Virginia's fraternity and sorority zone find out who is calling shortly after noon on Monday, November 9. (As tomorrow...
Snap o' the day: Democracy in action
Published on Nov 10th, 2009
1 comments Ben Marchi is on the Americans for Prosperity bus as it travels the 5th District to protest Congressman Tom Perriello's healthcare reform vote. November 10 the bus pulled into the lot at Perriello's...
Snap: Find Morgan
Published on Nov 9th, 2009
7 comments This is what's arriving with pizza orders these days as Charlottesville businesses do what they can to find Morgan Dana Harrington, the 20-year-old who disappeared from the October 17 Metallica...
Snap: Water-saving at Bodo's
Published on Nov 7th, 2009
3 comments The downtown Bodo's has recently joined Charlottesville Radio Group as a business embracing the no-water urinal from Sloan, as this photo of the overhauled men's room indicates. Perhaps this kind of...
Snap o' the day: Pretty in pink
Published on Nov 6th, 2009
0 comments Beta Bridge, swathed in pink and gold paint, welcomes filmmaker John Waters, who brings his sold-out "This Filthy World" one-man show to Culbreth at 4pm today. Other Waters' works on tap at this year...
Snap: Crumb and King
Published on Nov 3rd, 2009
2 comments Remember local Grammy Award-winner Christopher King? How about famous comic artist R. Crumb? The two recently met (with Charmagne Dutton in between) after Crumb spoke about his latest opus, an...
Snap: BB delivers coal to UVA
Published on Nov 2nd, 2009
4 comments In a time-honored, if not always eco-friendly Charlottesville operation, a Buckingham Branch train over Main and 14th Streets backs into UVA's heating plant to deliver some fossil fuel at 8:12am on...
Snap o' the day: Too green?
Published on Oct 29th, 2009
2 comments All three candidates in the Samuel Miller District supervisor race went green for their campaign signs, which have gathered off U.S. 250 just east of Ivy.
Snap: Foot-commuting on Rugby
Published on Oct 27th, 2009
0 comments People who appear to be UVA students stroll south past Fayerweather Hall and Madison Bowl, aka "Mad Bowl," on Rugby Road at 8:43am on Wednesday, October 21.
Snap: Through the bamboo forest
Published on Oct 25th, 2009
2 comments Light streams over a forest of bamboo, an invasive species spotted October 17 near the Lewis Hills subdivision in western Albemarle County.
Snap: Dying stars shine bright
Published on Oct 24th, 2009
0 comments Great movies of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s continue to shine above the concession stand at the Seminole Cinema 4, the movie theater that parent company Regal Cinemas claims it will greatly expand but...
Snap: Home for the holidays
Published on Oct 23rd, 2009
3 comments How can you tell when the holidays are approaching? When Jeffrey Norford starts buying inflatables, that's when. The mild-mannered Hook circulation manager spends each fall turning his Mountainview...
Snap: Chalk it up to D. Smith
Published on Oct 22nd, 2009
0 comments "D. Smith" is one amazing artist–- and one amazingly willing to spend time in a perishable medium, as this October 13 chalk drawing on the First Amendment Monument amply demonstrates.
Snap: Creeper crawls... with color
Published on Oct 21st, 2009
1 comments Like trees, vine can turn some lovely hues in the fall, this spread of Virginia Creeper growing along the western wall of Escaf© restaurant on the Downtown Mall amply illustrates on October 12.
Snap: Last one on board
Published on Oct 20th, 2009
2 comments The last of Tuesday morning's 63 Charlottesville passengers prepares to climb aboard the Northeast Regional, the Amtrak train whose route was recently extended to Lynchburg from its prior southern...
Snap: Friday night skates
Published on Oct 19th, 2009
0 comments Skaters throng the Charlottesville Ice Park on the eve of October 16, a Friday, when public skate time is typically 7-9pm.
Snap: Dawkins speaks
Published on Oct 17th, 2009
6 comments After the room that held his physical self filled up an hour before the event, UVA officials had to open at least three extra rooms for electronic feeds of renowned evolutionary biologist Richard...
Snap: Walkin' the tracks
Published on Oct 16th, 2009
1 comments Two people use the CSX/Buckingham Branch train tracks to travel between Ridge Street–- vantage point for this September 29 photo–- toward the heart of downtown. As some students learned...
Snap: Replacement car wash
Published on Oct 14th, 2009
0 comments The new University Car Wash is starting to rise as this September 28 photo (it looks pretty much the same today) indicates.