December 26th, 2002 issue #0147

December 26th, 2002
  • The Year in Review, the best, the worst, and more

    Remember the heady, irrational exuberance of New Year's 2000, when Y2K computer snafus were our biggest fear? Yeah, baby, those were the days. And how quickly that little party ended, as 2002 ushered in a whole new era: life after September 11. The year began in a subdued fashion as the nation continued to mourn the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and adjusted to life in the age of fear and the "war on terror."

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Worst Santa behavior: Robbing a Chester drugstore of OxyContin on December 14. Best price on a letter by Jefferson or any other president, for that matter: $1.4 million for...

The Dish

Real Estate

Real Estate - $old

  • SOLD!

    Charlottesville 11/15  John A. Haas to Jeffrey T. Lenert and Amy E. Row, 1613 Brandywine Drive, $215,800. Martha B. Amato, Trustee, to Elizabeth W. Purcell, unit in ...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • On the block update

    Address: 834 Filly Run, Cory Farm Seen in The Hook : 2/21/02 Asking: $224,950 Contract price: $224,950 Days on market: 112 days Sellers Agent: Sybil Mahanes of Real Es...

  • Tiny "purse": No longer a sow's ear

    ASKING: $210,000 SIZE: 1272 fin. sq. ft., 384 unfin. YEAR BUILT: 1950 ADDRESS: 306 12th Street NE NEIGHBORHOOD: Martha Jefferson Hospital CURB APPEAL: 7 out of a possible 1...

Movie Reviews

Music Reviews


Strange But True




  • Fancy paw-work on the trail

    As a neighbor and frequent user of the Thomas Jefferson Parkway and also as a part-time employee of Monticello (full disclosure), I would like to commend and congratulate a...

  • Letter- ZPG for the city

    I am amazed that nobody has questioned the push by Maurice Cox and Kevin Lynch to increase the population of the city [News, "Tricky triangle," December 5] (

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