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Hook launches "Dinner on a Dime"
Published on Sep 13th, 2010
5 comments Think Restaurant Week was a deal? Check this out: entr©e plus an app or dessert at places like The Biltmore, Brookville Restaurant, Enoteca Italian Wine and Panini Bar, La Cocina del Sol, Mono Loco,...
Living Machines in Cville? Don't poo-poo the idea
Published on Aug 30th, 2010
8 comments The Ghana delegation (Head of Warrior Group Joseph Baiden, Transport Minister Mike Hammah, and Municipal Chief Executive's Representative Godfrey Kwame Nkrumah) meets with Worrell Water Technologies...
Yogurt taps: Sweet Frog leaps into town
Published on Jul 30th, 2010
10 comments Sweet Frog owners Robert Lupica and Giovanni Sestito on opening day. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR Sweet Frog, the new frozen yogurt place beside the Mudhouse on the Downtown Mall, officially opened today...
100-mile chef: Brookville's lunch a taste of things to come
Published on Jul 23rd, 2010
27 comments Chef Harrison Keevil hard at work in Brookville's kitchen today. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR If you like locally sourced food cooked exquisitely, Dish suggests you wander down to Brookville Restaurant on...
Retrofitting? LEAP on these rebates, cash incentives
Published on Jul 13th, 2010
31 comments Your house may never be as energy efficient as this ecoMOD house on Cherry Avenue, but LEAP still wants to help. FILE PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR On July 7 the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), an...
Graff reads from the Blue Virgin
Published on Jul 1st, 2010
0 comments M.K. Graff will read from her new novel,The Blue Virgin, Monday, July 19 at 12:15pm at the New Dominion Bookshop. The mysterious death of Bryn Wallace draws American author Nora Tierney to Oxford to...
Timely disposal: City dumps RSWA for Van der Linde
Published on Jun 30th, 2010
9 comments Van der Linde's recycling facility(surrounding the holding pond) is permitted to handle 1,000 tons of trash a day. The RSWA's Ivy transfer station: 150 tons a day PHOTO BY SKIP DEGAN Last year, our...
Storm stomps Lane Field
Published on Jun 25th, 2010
3 comments A 100-foot tree crushed the facilities at Lane Field during the June 24 storm. PHOTO COURTESY LANE LEAGUE Just a week after ACAC came to the rescue and announced it would fund the light bill for the...
WTJU uproar: Staffers fuming over station's changes
Published on Jun 21st, 2010
123 comments WTJU station manager Burr Beard had hoped to keep his ideas for increasing listenership at the radio station internal. PHOTO FROM WTJU WEBSITE It’s been just two months since Burr Beard replaced...
Buffet buster: Golden Corral rounded up
Published on Jun 15th, 2010
4 comments Golden Corral's famous steak serving station. PHOTO FROM GOLDEN CORRAL WEBSITE After 15 years the Golden Corral Buffet & Grill restaurant on Route 29 North headed for the big round up in the...
Lights on: ACAC steps to the plate at Lane
Published on Jun 15th, 2010
14 comments The Lane League's opening day was marred by County budget cuts, but local businesses have since stepped in to help. PHOTO BY JEREMY VESTAL The Lane Babe Ruth League’s opening day this year was a grim...
Eco-apts: Ground broken on city's first 'green' apartment building
Published on Jun 14th, 2010
17 comments Developers Jim and Cynthia Stultz get mean in their efforts to go green, taking the first whacks at the old apartment building they own(ed) on 14th Street. PHOTO COURTESY MARTIN HORN INC. Demolition...
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...
C-Ville Super Regional goes to game three
Published on Jun 13th, 2010
2 comments The Sooner's bats came alive in game two of the C-Ville Super Regional. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR While yesterday’s game was about pitching, today’s game was about hitting. By the sixth inning 17 runs...
Getting Results: Local CEO tosses the time clock
Published on May 14th, 2010
8 comments Meddius and Intalgent CEO Jeff Gunther allows his employees to work when they want. PHOTO COURTESY JEFF GUNTHER Last year, local business owner Jeff Gunther allowed his 22 employees to do something...
Novak now a Charger
Published on Apr 30th, 2010
7 comments The former Albemarle/Maryland standout and Hotseat sitter Nick Novak is now a San Diego Charger. Novak has played 22 NFL games with the Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals, and the Kansas City...
Galant on cars and marriage
Published on Apr 28th, 2010
1 comments Debra Galant. Photo by Frances Pelzman Liscio From a ’74 Mustang to a Chevy Suburban, Debra Galant’s Cars from A Marriage charts the important events–big and small–in one couple’s...
GREEN HOME-Stop recycling! Local haulers want to do it for you
Published on Apr 22nd, 2010
13 comments Goodbye, Waste Managment? Goodbye, RSWA? Hello, local haulers? FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER You’ve been doing it for years–-dutifully separating recyclables from your trash, rinsing jars and...
BizBrief: Eco-shop moves Downtown
Published on Apr 22nd, 2010
1 comments The award-winning Blue Ridge Eco Shop, which has been selling earth-friendly products in Preston Plaza for the last three years, is moving to the Downtown Mall. “The new space is really the Eco-Shop...
On 14th Street: Boutique 'Alcove' hotel gets Council approval
Published on Apr 13th, 2010
11 comments The Alcove apartments on 14th Street could become Charlottesville first boutique hotel. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR Charlottesville may soon get its first boutique hotel after City Council approved rehab...
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