mcintire park

Find out what gets chosen for McIntire
Published on Apr 5th, 2012
0 comments On May 16, the public can watch Jennifer McKeever and the other members of the Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board discuss and potentially decide their choice among the three concepts...
Published on Jan 5th, 2012
16 comments The golden apple of discord was rolling up and down 11 charette tables at Charlottesville High School in mid-December as competing interests sought to divvy up the remaining acreage of east...
Appeal play: McIntire plan still calls for nixing softball
Published on Apr 29th, 2011
34 comments As Yogi Berra liked to say, "It ain't over 'til it's over." While softball enthusiasts at McIntire Park may think the fields are safe, the City's master plan for the park still calls for their...
Snap o' the Day: Odd bird spotted in McIntire Park
Published on Feb 11th, 2011
5 comments Ornithologist/environmental scientist Pete Myers captured this exotic breed he believes may be a hybrid of Big Bird and a Eurasian species called the Hoopoe on January 28. Then again, it could be an...
Gym suit: McIntire Park deal draws litigation from fitness firms
Published on May 12th, 2010
69 comments The proposed Y. COURTESY VMDO ARCHITECTS The local "Y" just can't seem to find a break. First, the Piedmont Virginia YMCA got embroiled in an acrimonious battle launched by a City Council decision...
McIntire opens for wading
Published on Jun 5th, 2009
1 comments It seems the only thing that might keep your toddlers from McIntire Park's wading pool tomorrow will be the weather; the pool plans to open its gates Saturday, June 6, two weeks after the area's...
McIntire safe: But girls still outside the fences
Published on May 31st, 2009
4 comments Softball mom and travel league coordinator Anne Powell is pleased at increase in field access for girls teams– but is she alone? FILE PHOTO BY WILL WALKER While softball-playing patrons of...
Preservation Group laments Parkway in park
Published on May 19th, 2009
16 comments Preservation Virginia announced Monday, May 18, that McIntire Park has been named to its annual list of Virginia's most endangered sites, due to the already-commenced construction of the Meadowcreek...
McIntire softball-saver runs for Council
Published on May 17th, 2009
6 comments Bob Fenwick, the man credited for rallying citizens and saving the Dewey D.S. Shiflett softball fields at McIntire Park, now says he's running for City Council on a stop-the-Meadowcreek Parkway...
Rehabbed Greanleaf 'spray garden' opens tomorrow
Published on May 15th, 2009
3 comments Greenleaf Park's "spray garden" has been refurbished and opens for the season Saturday, May 16. Greenleaf–- which used to be part of McIntire Park until the 250 Bypass was built–- is also...
Y, not! Chair says Festival can coexist in park
Published on May 5th, 2009
8 comments Is the Piedmont Virginia YMCA responsible for ousting another organization from McIntire? PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER In yet another case of finger-pointing in McIntire Park, the Piedmont-Virginia YMCA...
Carnival ousted from park?
Published on Apr 23rd, 2009
18 comments NBC29 has a report that suggests yet another big change at McIntire Park: the alleged departure of the Dogwood Festival Carnival. First, softball was ousted and then saved. Then, wading was ousted...
Council votes reprieve for wading pool
Published on Apr 7th, 2009
5 comments NBC29 has the story on the outcome of the controversy City Council created by claiming something was doomed before getting the public's input.
McIntire again: City tosses babies with bath water
Published on Mar 31st, 2009
29 comments The Eureka 26" x 26"–- coupled with a vacuum release–- appears to meet new federal standards and prevent youthful waders from stubbing toes. COMPANY PHOTO If several top city officials...
Unswung: McIntire boots Sunday golfers
Published on Sep 11th, 2003
0 comments For the second year, Charlottesville has claimed the McIntire Park Golf Course for the general public on Sunday afternoons, a move that signals changes ahead for the funkiest– and cheapest...
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