April 18th, 2002 issue #0111

April 18th, 2002

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best news for Republicans aspiring to party leadership in Virginia: A vacancy is created when state executive director Edmund A. Matricardi III resigns following his indict...

The Dish

  • Sandwiches not shelves

    C’ville Coffee Company has been serving coffee and treats to parents and tots, students and business people since it opened in November 2000. But now, the family friendly...

Essays

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Head for the hill

    ASKING:  $985,000SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2,607 finished 1,100 unfinishedYEAR BUILT: 2000ADDRESS: “Karlona Woods,” Route 627 NEIGHBORHOOD: Ash Lawn/Morven areaCURB APPEAL: ...

Movie Reviews

Music Reviews

News

  • Lake's "deadbeats" owe $500,000

    It was a bit of unfortunate timing. The same week that Roy Mathers got a list of delinquent lot owners who owe a whopping $500,000 to the Lake Monticello Owners' Associatio...

  • Party fowl

    When fourth year UVA student Teddy Nelson and his two roommates decided to host their second party of the semester, they only wanted to provide a good time for themselves a...

  • Target practice

    The question periodically arises: Does Charlottesville have a Target in its future? And the answer is— yes, county approvals permitting.    Target, which h...

Strange But True

  • Pun in bed

    Q. Funny question, but do dreamers ever crack jokes in their sleep? —Jordan the jokerA. Happens all the time, because the nature of the unconscious mind is that it seeks ...

Facetime

  • My name is Wendy and I'm a Daveaholic

    Common sense says you don’t meet people you’ve known only through the Internet. But in total defiance of that dictum, Wendy Loo will rendezvous with strangers all over ...

Letters

  • Everyone's surprised

    Your article about the disappearance of the W. Alton Jones Foundation [News, “Lost Foundation,” 3/28/02] comments on my book, Our Stolen Future, "The research on which ...

Cultural preview

  • Breaching the gap

    South Asia is hot these days— Bombay, 77 degrees, Lahore,  84— and it’s a hot topic in Charlottesville, too. It seems as though all over the University of Virgin...

  • Gardens galore

    The explosion that is spring in Virginia attracts people from all over the world. Along with the blooming redbuds and dogwoods, houseguests arrive to admire the colors and ...

  • Media blackout

    What? No TV for a week? Sounds like a sentence doled out to a kid who failed the midterm exam, came home an hour after curfew, and beat up his little brother all on the sam...

  • Rock returns

    By Mark Grabowski

  • Trouble in Paradise

    You've heard this story before: Sam and Dinah have a troubled relationship. He's too involved in his work and doesn't spend enough time at home. She's frustrated by the fac...

  • Two views of women

    Longtime McGuffey artist Judy McLeod brings two series of work to the main display space this month— “Wanted Women (Fugitives from the Law)” and “The Mothers and th...

  • Vino in Virginia

    Wine is an ancient and hallowed drink. Ancient texts, including the Bible, mention wine, and the gods of Olympus were known to quaff a few drafts of nectar. They even had a...