July 3rd, 2003 issue #0226

July 3rd, 2003
  • Sonic Boom II- Short Interviews

    Published July 3, 2003 in issue #0226 of the Hook Name: Civil War Reenactors Members of group: Mike Johnson (drums) Jeff Melkerson (vox, gtr) Type of music: Angular spazz with love (The Hook: Pavement meets Talking Heads indie-rock) When formed: 2001. First show was early summer 2001 at Rockcreek Road basement with For All Time and Ted Stryker's Drinking Problem.

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  • Tune crawl: some regretful evening

    7:14pm Mark and James set out on what promises to be an epic night on the town. The plan: to pay a visit to every major music venue in town that we can think of, to scope out the music (and social) scene at each, and have a drink. Here goes.   ***** BELMONT    7:33pm Venue: The Pudhouse.   THE SCENE: Edgy.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best decision for consenting adults: The Supreme Court on June 26 overturns a Texas law banning sodomy– a decision that extends to Virginia's sodomy laws. Best news f...

The Dish

  • Barkery: Dogs, kids-- one snack fits all

    If you're a regular reader of this delectable column, you know that Dish doesn't make a habit of sniffing out stories about dog food. But this week's a little different, be...

Essays

Real Estate

  • Foreclosure auctions

    July 9, 2003, at 1pm at the Fluvanna County Courthouse  Property; 6.0 acres off State Route 659, Palmyra Debtor: Anita E. and James E. Tinsley Jr. Originally owing: $...

Real Estate - $old

  • $old!

    ALBEMARLE 4/25  Robert A. Terwilliger to Monnica Terwilliger Williams, 2401 Smithfield Road, Canterbury Hills, gift. Angela D. and David J. Mordan Jr. to GMAC Globa...

Real Estate - Off the Block

  • Off the block

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: November 28, 2002, issue #43 ADDRESS: 6180 Midway Road, Crozet ASKING PRICE: $249,000 SELLING PRICE: $225,000 DAYS ON MARKET: 80 SELLER'S AGENT: Norm ...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Imagine: Fannie Mae's loss can be your gain

    ADDRESS: 7603 Esmont Road ASKING: $119,900 SIZE: 2326 fin. sq. ft., 1700 unfin. YEAR BUILT: 1900 NEIGHBORHOOD: Esmont CURB APPEAL: 2 out of a possible 10 LISTED BY: Hock Ho...

Movie Reviews

  • Blonde bomb: All bend, no snap

    On paper, Legally Blonde was a recipe for disaster: There's like, this blonde sorority girl who's like, totally self-absorbed, but she turns the blonde jokes on their head ...

Music Reviews

  • Bonnaroo II: Hacks and Indecision play with legends

    Indecision, Hackensaw Boys, Neil Young, et al.June 13-15Manchester, Tennessee What happens when you clear roads through a muddy old 500-acre Tennessee farm, miles from an...

  • Groovephobia? Emphasize the bad-ass

    Skyline Awake atat Tokyo RoseThursday, June 26 I've always been fond of the underground venue. I'm not talking "We suck so we're underground." I'm talking actual subsurfa...

News

Strange But True

  • Doctor doggie: An HMO who fetches slippers

    Q. What does "Dr. Dog" know about your health? ­-R. T. Tin  A. Don't sell Rover short, for along with cases of canines wresting their owners out of bed just before a...

Hotseat

  • Elvis sighting! Roark rides the Presley wave

    Sitting in rush hour is plenty of fun for James Roark, especially when he's blaring his favorite tune, "Jailhouse Rock" on the car stereo. As the local embodiment of Elvis ...

Letters

  • Bright Beginnings works for me

    I would like to respond to the Fearless Consumer's article in last week's edition on the Bright Beginnings Day Care at Mill Creek [June 26: "Bright Beginnings: Violations g...

  • How natural can Klugeville be?

    I am writing in regard to a comment attributed to Bill Moses (husband of Patricia Kluge) in the June 26 news story, "Sour grapes, Neighbors fermenting over Kluge plan," (ht...

Cultural preview

  • A to Z: 26 ways he can do you wrong

    I can’t help wondering if The Dictionary of Failed Relationships fell into my in-box as some sort of reparation for my failure to get on the Sex and the City bandwagon. T...

  • Armchair hikers: Cross the Pyrenees and don't leave home

    If you love hiking but just can’t take the summer heat, or if you’re just in the mood to sit back and be inspired by someone else’s encounters with the wilderness, th...

  • Boled over: Big trees suggest stories

    Emilie Brzezinski came to modern art by an unusual path. Hardly the bohemian loft dweller, Brzezinski inhabited instead the upper echelon of the Washington, D.C., social sc...

  • Dramatic sizzle: Summer shows warm local stages

    Local stages are continuing to heat up as summer moves along. Live Arts preps for its annual festival; Ash Lawn opera singers rehearse for opening night (July 12); the Four...

  • New band? Marzaks 2.0 sounds familiar

    For a band that’s been together for less than three years, the Marzaks have had line-up changes similar to the member-swapping fiasco that was (and according to their web...

  • Wave that flag! Celebrations sparkle all over

    “This is going to be the biggest and best Fourth of July ever,” declares Tim Carr of the Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department. Carr is helping to organize his town’s...


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