September 4th, 2003 issue #0235

September 4th, 2003

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best indication the gods must be crazy: An August 28 gale brings down the big tent at the perennially weather-plagued Albemarle County Fair, trapping dozens and closing the...

The Dish

  • Suck it up: Bubble tea stirs the town

    Ever wondered just who's snooping about the local food scene? Why, it's Christina Ball, who bursts out of the shadows this week. Until now, Dish had been running without a ...

Essays

Real Estate

  • Foreclosure auctions

    September 9, 2003, at 11:30am at the Fluvanna County Courthouse Property: 4.645 acres at 7885 West River Road, Scottsville Debtor: Pierre J. and Junita A. Rose Originally ...

Real Estate - $old

  • $old!

    CHARLOTTESVILLE 7/2  Kathleen A. Schneiderman to Bela A. Orban and Rebecca L. Scott, 807 Locust Avenue, $264,900. Samuel A. and Alice C. Anderson to Frank B. and Fra...

Real Estate - Off the Block

  • Off the block

    What happened to "On the Blocks" of the past? APPEARED IN THE HOOK: June 5, 2003, in issue #0222 ADDRESS: 305 Seventh Street NW ASKING PRICE: $155,000 SELLING PRICE: $155,0...

Real Estate - On the Block

Movie Reviews

  • Queer eye: New Jeepers has strange slant

    Watching Jeepers Creepers on cable in preparation for the sequel, I decided I had underrated it somewhat the first time around. Or maybe it's just easier to take when you'r...

Music Reviews

  • No tomorrow: Oregon Hill's groovy fallback

    Oregon Hill Funk All-Stars at Outback Lodge Friday, August 29 It felt like a party for someone you don't know very well; listening to the jazzy, loose funk of the Oregon ...

  • Pigging out: Hogs rule the Mall

    Hogwaller Ramblers at Escafé Sunday, August 31 It can strike people as a little odd that the Hogwaller Ramblers, one of the best old-time/bluegrass/rootsy rock n' roll a...

News

  • Bard-ville: Staunton becomes Shakespeare mecca

    Former Joliet, Illinois, resident Rick Blunt did not expect to find a program in the country where he could intensively study Shakespeare–and just Shakespeare– ...

  • Bearded lady: UVA doctors seek a cure

    Bearded women once were considered the stuff of circus sideshows, but Dr. John Marshall says the hormonal disorder that causes the condition occurs in almost seven percent ...

  • Damaged: New Locust bridge takes a hit

    Just one month after it reopened following a five-month shut-down for repair, the brand new Locust Avenue Bridge has already been hit. And even though this incident did not...

  • Guerilla advertising: Boards hop around Main Street

    Advertising has always sought to conquer every medium. From racecars to restrooms, no surface is safe. Now, one company has advertising on the move. National Mobile Billboa...

  • Norcross property: From ho's to hoes to homes

    One of historic downtown's last brick warehouses is about to be overhauled, and the property– once the site of Charlottesville's upscale brothel– has some unusu...

  • Raceday: Women with attitude

    Sixteen hundred women signed up for the August 30 Women's Four Miler, a benefit for the Breast Resource Center at UVA, and 1277 of them actually showed up at Foxfield to ru...

  • Solo swim: Dave's debut disc due soon

    Three days after the 54-show Dave Matthews Band summer tour comes to a close in Atlanta on September 20, a new odyssey will begin. RCA, the band's record label, releases So...

  • Verdict waits: Judge hints at life for Dowdell

    Three months after his sentencing hearing, the final sentence still hasn't arrived for Terry Dowdell, admitted mastermind behind a global Ponzi scheme. However, the court h...

The Brazen Careerist

Strange But True

Facetime

  • Belmont life: filmmakers shoot for the hip

    Who would think that the characters passing by a Belmont porch on any random summer evening could rival the characters in the street scene of a town as famously wacky as Sa...

Hotseat

  • Tim Garson: Fit to be bow-tied

    Now finishing his first year at the UVA medical school, Arthur "Tim" Garson Jr. has been here long enough for people to wonder why someone named Arthur is called Tim, and w...

Letters

  • Mandala mixup

    Thank you for covering the wonderful sand mandala created by visiting Tibetan Buddhist monks [Culture: Walkabout: "Sand symbol: Buddhist monks bless this town," August 14]....

  • Parkway is the answer

    Chief Longo is not to blame for the traffic back-up on North Avenue, Calhoun Street, and Locust Avenue [News, August 28, "Road rage: Neighbors blame Longo"] (http://www.rea...

  • Peabody isn't utopia

    Your recent article on Peabody School [News, August 14: "School story: Peabody mom gets son expelled"] (http://www.readthehook.com/93853/news-school-story-peabody-mom-gets-...

Cultural preview

  • Complicit: Gallery is part of the show

    Gay Outlaw graduated from the University of Virginia in 1981 with a degree in French, moved to France for studies in the culinary arts, found photography, and then somehow ...

  • Is he for real? Don't make me laugh

    The trouble with writing about comedians is they steal all your lines. Take this guy Swami Beyondananda-– he’s got so many aliases that writing a headline seems impossi...

  • No brooms: Walnut Creek welcomes Wiccans

    Where can you meet a mushroom expert, a belly dancer, and a wicca on the same afternoon?Walnut Creek Park may not be the first place that comes to mind, but that’s where ...

  • Sweeter than sweet: Keep It Together finds Candyland

    Recent days have been almost unbearable: Humidity has met, fallen in love, and is currently enjoying more than casual sex with its long-time ally, god-awful-heat. And almos...

  • Vote for Swami: Exercise your right to laugh

    I know you came here looking for ideas about what to do this weekend. But I’d like to abuse my public forum for just a minute. Contrary to popular belief, there are more ...

  • Yo, dads: This class wants YOU

    All right men, listen up! You’re about to become daddies.You’ve never even seen one of those squirmy little munchkin things before, let alone held a screaming wet one i...


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