September 5th, 2002 issue #0131

September 5th, 2002
  • Where were you? 9Eleven remembered

    Over the past 100 years, only a few events have been powerful enough to sear the national consciousness, to create a universal sense of tragedy and loss: Pearl Harbor, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and September 11. Whatever your age, your career, or your politics, it simply isn't possible to forget where you were the day terrorism struck home. Here, locals look back on America's second "day of infamy."     Will Nugent

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best evidence that this drought is nothing compared to the summer of 1930: While one 100-degree day per year is average, 1930 recorded 21 days over 100, including Virginia...

The Dish

  • CRAB gets Cornered

    Exams. Hangovers. Regrettable drunken hookups. College kids have always had plenty of excuses to be crabby, but now UVA students can be crabby whenever they want at CRAB (t...

  • Horse, of course

    Name: Bucky McCauley Restaurant: Big Jim's Position: waitress/barkeep Age: 43 Favorite pet of all time? Horse (Mugwamp) Coffee, tea, or soda in the a.m.? Soda (Pepsi) Rolle...

Essays

  • Out of Africa: When you're traveling on 9/11

    "Is a good time not to be in America, yes?" said the taxi driver. We were speeding through the streets of Cape Coast, Ghana, where the residents' command of English is ofte...

Real Estate

  • Foreclosure auctions

    REAL ESTATE- Foreclosure auctions Published September 5, 2002, in issue #31 of the Hook September 5, 2002, at 1:45pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 1 Waterw...

Real Estate - $old

  • SOLD!

    Charlottesville  Thomas L. Beasley, Nelson R. Morris, and Calvin K. Powell to Bevley F. and Carolyn B. Butler, three parcels on Naylor Street, $440,000. Bessie H. Ro...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Cochran's Mill: Step back in history on Rio

    ASKING: $485,000 SIZE: 2600 finished sq. ft. YEAR BUILT: 1754 ADDRESS: 435 E. Rio Road NEIGHBORHOOD: Stonehenge/Rio CURB APPEAL: 10 out of a possible 10 LISTED BY: Bert Bli...

  • On the block update

    REAL ESTATE­ ON THE BLOCK UPDATE Published September 5, 2002, in issue #31 of the Hook Address: 2671 Cardinal Ridge Road Seen in The Hook: May 9, 2002 Asking: $379,000 Co...

Movie Reviews

  • One Hour Photo

    We don't always notice how creepy Robin Williams is when he's amusing us, but it's always lurking just beneath the surface. Writer-director Mark Romanek maximizes Williams'...

Music Reviews

  • Getting hot: Hacks take New York

    The tall shirtless kid with the freckles sized up the Hackensaw Boys pretty well: "Man, you know De La Soul's never had an opener like this before. That was awesome." That ...

  • Over the hill: Baby punks go for the devil

    After years of close-calls, the one thing a member of the counter-culture like me fears most finally occurred. Last Friday, August 30, at the "Rock and Roll Will Kill You" ...

News

Strange But True

  • Here, kitty!

    Q: Do big cats such as lions, tigers, and leopards purr like housecats? ­G. G. Williams A: There's no doubt that big cats can purr... just ask anyone who's ever worked w...

Facetime

  • Bag lady: Local designer goes electronic

    Kiss off, Kate Spade. Move over, Monica. Here comes Victoria Horner. Although this local designer may not be a household name yet, her bags, made in the dining room of her ...

Hotseat

  • Virgil: Goode ole boy

    Fifth District U.S. Congressman Virgil Goode has never forgotten his Franklin County roots. Rocky Mount may boast the Virgil H. Goode Building, but the congressman schedul...

Letters

  • Gotcha covered

     Mark Grabowski's review of the George Turner Trio's August 20 performance at Michael's Bistro [On the Prowl, "Better on CD," August 29, 2002] underscored several misg...

  • Magical history tour

    I enjoyed your cover story, "Sin City: Charlottesville's Naughty Side" [August 8, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92367/cover-toy-story-new-shop-has-town-buzzing), becaus...

  • Open those minds

    Lisa Provence authored a great article [News, "Detour, Bikers to skip Scottsville," August 22, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92406/news-update-detoured-bikers-skip-scot...

  • Slumming's offensive

    I have never been a fan of John Whitehead, but the coverage in The Hook [Hot Seat, August 22, 2002] (http://www.readthehook.com/92395/hot-seat-john-whitehead-civil-libertar...

Cultural preview

  • Live and local: Originality highlights sessions

    Ask Sal Milione to describe Acoustic Charlottesville, the monthly gathering of local musical performers that he produces at Live Arts, and he comes up with three words: liv...

  • Monkey business: C&O show has one surprise

    It’s hard to be hard on Lynn Jamgochian’s work. On the one the one hand, there isn’t a lot going on in the paintings that comprise her “An African Safari” exhibit...

  • No truth: Oliver North tries hand at fiction

    The obligatory disclaimer in the front of Mission Compromised (you know the one: “This is a fictional story… any similarity to actual events is coincidental”) is abou...

  • Putting around? Toss a disc into a pole hole

    In the last 30 years or so, new sports have cropped up with unflagging regularity. The handful of regular sports that most people grew up with has expanded to include many ...

  • Starting up: Familiar activities in re-run

    My older son, who worked all summer and had to be on the job by 7am, is glad to be back in school so he can sleep in for an extra hour. The rest of us are making adjustment...

  • Take a chance: Live Arts hosts acoustic show

    I've got something to admit, but you can't tell anyone. I've not actually heard any of the bands playing at this week’s previewed show. But before you call for my immedia...