April 4th, 2002 issue #0109

April 4th, 2002

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best April Fool’s joke: Brooke Shealy, MIX 107.5 morning host and Channel 29 weekend weather woman, announces she’s taking a job with the Today show in New York, comp...

The Dish

  • Dim sum delicious!

    When Bang! hosted a private party on Tuesday, March 26, Dish managed to score an invite at the last minute, and our taste buds have been thanking us ever since.  ...

Essays

  • This old T-shirt

    My husband has never worn a suit to work. He has never had to interpret “office casual.” His entire two decades of working have been spent in uniforms, usually with his...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Hot in Belmont

    PRICE: $229,900SQUARE FOOTAGE: 1,728 finished/570 unfinishedYEAR BUILT: 1900ADDRESS: 805 Belmont AvenueNEIGHBORHOOD: BelmontCURB APPEAL: 9 out of a possible 10LISTED BY: So...

Music Reviews

  • Four makes it right

    It’s Tuesday night, arguably the slowest night of the week entertainment-wise, but, inside the Bistro, it’s packed. The band has a couple of things to do with that: it...

News

  • Covering their ash

    “Things have changed considerably since we last spoke,” says Department of Environmental Quality senior engineer Mike Kiss.At last report, the DEQ was still considering...

  • Trail[er park] of tears

    Just a couple of blocks from the mansions lining Locust Avenue, a ceramic frog in front of Becky Ragland’s trailer bears the message, “Home, sweet home.” In this tiny...

  • Yellow peril?

    It’s drilled into kids today: don’t ride your bike without a helmet. But when the much-balleyhooed Yellow Bike Program kicked off on March 21, saving the environment wo...

Facetime

Letters

  • No argument

    I must admit I was very wary of another tabloid weekly to be added to our local market. However, I have found The Hook to be insightful, witty, and reader-friendly. I espec...

Cultural preview

  • Going native at UVA

    After several weeks of pop art sci-fi (the Westerman prints) and decidedly literary byproduct (prints by Blake, paintings by Dos Pasos), the University of Virginia Museum o...

  • Inside scoops

    Without doubt, Thomas Jefferson is our most famous local architect. But Jefferson is not the only architect who contributed something grand to the Old Dominion’s building...

  • Kiss Me on Grounds

    When it premiered on Broadway, Kiss Me, Kate, written in 1948, won four Tony Awards, including best musical,  and the recent revival won five Tony Awards, including be...

  • Payback

    What do you do when you’ve got a group of irrepressible kids who will do anything to get what they want? It’s hard to argue when what these young people want is to insp...

  • Reel adventure

    Spring has sprung! Among the many warm-weather harbingers, daffodils are blooming, birds are chirping, and fish are biting. Spring can be an exciting time filled with many ...

  • Sophisticated?

    Lee Camp is a comic work in progress: telling jokes since 14, stand-up comedian since 18, Cavalier Daily’s humor columnist for four years. Now Camp has a book— Neither ...

  • Who needs vocals?

    In what’s my last column before I disentangle myself from Charlottesville’s loving embrace and head west, I’d like to urge you to do something I’ve urged you to do ...