Snap o' the Day

Snap o' the day: Et tu, Putin?
Published on Jun 11th, 2009
3 comments Critics often deride the city as the People's Republic of Charlottesville. Still, we were a little taken aback to see the mug of Russian President [now Prime Minister] Vladimir Putin hanging in the...
Snap o' the Day: Look out on Market Street
Published on Jun 10th, 2009
0 comments Market Street around 9am on Wednesday, June 10. The Look3 Festival of the Photo, touted on the street-crossing banner, begins Thursday.
Snap o' the day: Satellite trucks line up
Published on Jun 10th, 2009
0 comments TV stations parked their trucks outside the Omni June 9 in anticipation of the Democratic primary returns and to be there when the polls closed at 7pm, should Creigh Deeds be nominated, which he was...
CSA to move its Crozet spot
Published on Jun 9th, 2009
3 comments Brett Wilson smiles during food-retrieval time Saturday, June 6, his CSA's last day in the parking lot of Tabor Presyterian Church in Crozet. Asked to share five percent of the proceeds, Wilson...
John Kase helped make D-Day possible
Published on Jun 6th, 2009
0 comments One Charlottesvillian who didn't survive all the way to the 65th anniversary of D-Day but who help make it possible was John Kase (right in photo shot in 1996) who died May 24 at the age of 94. A...
Votin' for the all-stars
Published on Jun 5th, 2009
0 comments Moments after their hard-fought game, which was decided in the final inning by a single run, members of the Elks and Credit Union teams at McIntire Little League get together in the bleachers to...
Snap o' the day: Not found in nature
Published on Jun 3rd, 2009
0 comments While giant reproductions of nature photographs hang from the trees on the Downtown Mall, the Festival of the Photograph will be featuring some more surreal fare along Second St. NW. Workers seen...
Snap o' the Day: 'Commish' steps down
Published on Jun 2nd, 2009
0 comments Bob Schotta, outgoing president of McIntire Little League, accepts some fan acclaim Saturday, May 30, on Korbon Field. Known as the "Commissioner" of the baseball program for four years, Schotta is...
Snap o' the Day: Crozet library site
Published on May 31st, 2009
1 comments Albemarle County knocked down this house in preparation for building a new library, but the budget experts didn't count on recession, so the library's on hold. The house is part of "Lost Albemarle...
Snap o' the Day: Bio-retention along 250
Published on May 30th, 2009
0 comments Now that UVA is building a 50-bed long term acute care hospital, or LTACH, on Ivy Road alongside Volvo of Charlottesville, it's doing something about runoff in the area, a commercial district in a...
Snap o' the Day: Starlight near Warrenton
Published on May 29th, 2009
1 comments The Starlight Express, an express bus between Charlottesville and New York, heads north on Route 29 at 7:01pm on May 21.
Snap o' the Day: Police cars galore
Published on May 28th, 2009
0 comments The final day of National Police Week, May 15, included this show of force on the lawn of the Albemarle County Office Building.
Snap o' the Day: Coldplay policies
Published on May 27th, 2009
1 comments Smiling Nissan Pavilion staffers hand out free copies of Coldplay's new live CD after the May 21 concert. In contrast to recent photography bans at the Charlottesville Pavilion during such concerts...
Snap o' the Day: Northtown shop center
Published on May 26th, 2009
3 comments Amid a deep recession, which includes the deaths of many shopping malls, according to a new Wall Street Journal report, developer Wendell Wood plunges forward with his Northtown Shopping Center, a...
Snap o' the Day: Free CDs
Published on May 25th, 2009
0 comments Hook interns Cameron Feller and Gordon Block catch their breath after handing out dozens of free CDs as part of a promotion between the Hook and 106.1 The Corner FM on the Downtown Mall last...
Snap o' the day: Almost-feathered friend
Published on May 20th, 2009
5 comments Fallen from its nest in Lee Park on Monday, May 18, this baby bird waited eagerly for its doting mother, who brought grub after grub and circled protectively. Flight, however, seemed to elude the...
Snap o' the Day: For fallen officers
Published on May 19th, 2009
0 comments The Virginia flag was flying half-staff in front of the Charlottesville Police Station in honor or fallen officers on the final day of National Police Week on Friday, May 15.
Snap o' the Day: Busy Bodo's
Published on May 18th, 2009
0 comments This was the scene at the Corner Bodo's at 11:14am Sunday, May 17, shortly after UVA conducted its Final Exercises on the nearby Lawn.
Snap o' the Day: the Waldo
Published on May 17th, 2009
1 comments We saw this apartment building one day not too long ago in Waynesboro: "WALDO APTS" reads the stone nameplate.
Snap o' the Day: Toady gone a courtin'
Published on May 16th, 2009
1 comments It's toad-courting time– or it was three weeks ago when these pictures were taken in the Shenandoah National Park along the Moormans River above Sugar Hollow.