TCFW: Too cute for words?
Published on Sep 6th, 2013
0 comments We don't often stop for the adorable animal photo, but Jada was too cool sitting in front of the Jefferson Theater September 5 with owner Mike Sloan, who says she attracts lots of photographers. And...
Legal battles limited to passive panhandling
Published on Dec 11th, 2012
9 comments Your article on panhandling [December 6 cover story: "Season of giving: Is panhandling, vagrancy, destroying the Downtown Mall?"] stated that battles have been fought regarding ordinances "to...
Panhandling scary? Buy the Mall
Published on Dec 7th, 2012
44 comments That we are faced with a brazen, organized movement to legislate citizen speech and behavior in a public space is shocking and infuriating. [December 6 cover story: "Season of giving: Is panhandling...
Season of giving: Is panhandling, vagrancy, destroying the Downtown Mall?
Published on Dec 6th, 2012
57 comments The success of the Downtown Mall is a miracle in many ways. After it was completed in 1976, initially eliminating five blocks of Charlottesville's Main Street to revitalize the downtown area, it did...
What do you think about panhandling on the mall?
Published on Nov 30th, 2012
32 comments Related Season of giving: Is panhandling, vagrancy, destroying the Downtown Mall?
Young and creative
Published on Jul 16th, 2012
0 comments Photographer: "What is your name?" Sign-holder: "I am going to give you an alias: Mama Punkass. It is my Rainbow name. I go to Rainbow gatherings."~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly...
Suit tossed: Panhandling rules are 'content-neutral'
Published on Jan 20th, 2012
16 comments   Prior stories June 23, 2011: "Beggars' ban-writ: Is panhandling law unconstitutional?" December 9, 2010: "Down and out: Controversy erupts over panhandling downtown" Rejecting the claims of...
Beggars' ban-writ: Is panhandling law unconstitutional?
Published on Jun 23rd, 2011
80 comments Is Charlottesville's ordinance banning panhandling near the Downtown Mall crossings and from patrons at caf├ęs unconstitutional? That's what the attorney behind a lawsuit filed last Thursday morning...
Panhandling panned: No more Mall driving, either
Published on Apr 24th, 2003
0 comments It's happened to Jim Tolbert at Bizou, at Miller's, at Rapture, and at Blue Light Grill. While Tolbert was dining outside at those restaurants, someone came up to ask him for money and it wasn't the...