June 17th, 2004 issue #0324

June 17th, 2004

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Biggest capital campaign: UVA announces plans to raise $3 billion by 2011.   Biggest donation to Monticello: $15 million from Robert and Clarice Smith to endow the Rob...

The Dish

  • Belmont: The Key West of Charlottesville?

    What does Belmont have in common with the relaxed, margarita- and music-laced isle of Key West? At least the last time I checked, Charlottesville's trendiest neighborhood l...


  • Reagan: On the right side of history

    The long-expected death of Ronald Reagan is not just the passing of a president; it is also the passing of an era, or rather, a farewell to an era long past– an era o...

Real Estate - $old

  • $old

    ALBEMARLE 4/28  Tess Johnson to W. Nathaniel Howell, 12.20 acres in Rivanna district, $60,000. Peter D. Nielsen to Jeannie L. Miller, lot at Murphy's Creek Farm, $24...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Jungle fever: Greenery creates an Eden

    ADDRESS: 2519 Fall Fields Drive ASKING: $675,000 SIZE: 3,691 fin. sq. ft., 840 unfin. YEAR BUILT: 1989 NEIGHBORHOOD: Proffit Road CURB APPEAL: 9 out of a possible 10 LISTED...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    June 23, at 3pm, at the Greene County Courthouse Property: 3.06 acres at 326 New Life Road, Ruckersville Debtor: unknown Amount owing: $118,700 Bidder brings: $10,000 or 1...

Movie Reviews

  • Time warp: Keeping mama in the dark

    If ever a movie was meant to be seen on Mother's Day, it's Good Bye Lenin! Germany's submission for this year's Academy Awards. (It didn't get an Oscar nomination, but it w...

Music Reviews


The Brazen Careerist

  • Betrayal: E-mail can do you wrong

    Last week I met my boss face-to-face for the first time. I've been working with him for more than two years– via phone and e-mail. I had never seen him, but I had a g...

Strange But True



  • Oliver's twist: Developer or activist?

    At six-feet, four-inches tall, 230 pounds, and with a tiny remnant of a German accent left over from his European childhood, downtown developer Oliver Kuttner could present...


  • Gay ban earns cancellation

    I was disturbed and incredulous when I read the article about the two women who were denied an engagement announcement in The Daily Progress. [June 3: " No Progress: Gay we...

  • Phish great, says Fowler

    I would just like to comment on the excerpt you recently ran on the band Phish breaking up. [June 3: "Phish farewell: Dead's heir band to quit"]. Clearly the person who wro...

  • Scott and Compton not folkies

    I resent the fact that any female with a guitar is referred to as a "folk singer." [June 3 music review: "Feminine mystique: Gravity missing at Gravity"]. Neither Kathy Com...