September 30th, 2004 issue #0339

September 30th, 2004

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Worst hurricane: Jeanne really is the worst, at least as far as Florida, still recovering from Frances, and Haiti, with thousands of dead or missing, are concerned. Biggest...

The Dish

Essays

Question of the Week

  • Why the beheadings?

    Victoria Snapp: "Shock value. To promote media ratings. I feel bad for the families who have to watch the relentless sensationalism." Judy McPeak: "To get as much attenti...

Real Estate - $old

  • $old

    ALBEMARLE 7/27  Susan D. Moss to Philip and Jane Fellows, 38.499 acres at 1915 Thunder Ridge Road, Afton, $612,000. Access Properties LLC to Maged Elbanna and Jehan ...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • New frontier: Buckingham slated to shine

    ADDRESS: 2.0 acres at 715 Bersch Drive ASKING: $180,000 HOUSE: 2447 fin. sq. ft., 600 unfin. LOT: 2.0 acres YEAR BUILT: 1912 NEIGHBORHOOD: Arvonia CURB APPEAL: 6 of 10 LIST...

  • What happened to on the blocks of the past?

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: February 5, 2004, in issue 0305 ADDRESS: 707 Forest Street ASKING PRICE: $155,000 (lowered to $135,000) SELLING PRICE: $130,000 DAYS TO CONTRACT: 187 ...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    October 2, at 9:30am, at Route 683 (Parrish Road), Louisa County Property: 160 acres at the "Ship Badgett" farm Seller: Terrell Auction Amount owing: n/a Bidder brings: 5 ...

Movie Reviews

  • Burnout: Firefighters without fire

    Apparently Denis Leary hasn't put out– or ignited– all the fires on the East Coast. Ladder 49 is Backdraft for the post-9/11 world where firefighters get a litt...

  • Karl & George: Bush's Brain explores Rove's power

    Fahrenheit 9/11, Going Upriver: The Long War Of John Kerry, Silver City, The Manchurian Candidate (redux)– what a year for political films. If those haven't sated you...

Music Reviews

  • No sips: Jazz? Funk-grass? Beats me

    Peyton Tochtermanat the ShebeenSeptember 24 "This next one is a song I wrote in the shower about peanut butter and jelly," explains singer and guitarist Peyton Tochterman ...

  • Two, not one: A welcome Texas surprise

    Published September 30, 2004, in issue 0339 of the Hook Porter Davisat Miller'sSaturday, September 25 BY MARK GRABOWSKI TUNES@READTHEHOOK.COM

News

  • Back to drawing board: BAR defers amphitheater plan

    Almost as soon as this year's Fridays After 5 season ends October 1, construction on the new Coran Capshaw-run amphitheater is supposed to begin so it'll be ready by next s...

  • Capshaw's turf: CDF seeks new Fridays venue

    When Charlottesville inked a deal to turn its amphitheater space over to rock promoter/real estate magnate Coran Capshaw, the people running Fridays After 5 wondered what r...

  • Clean sweep: Another Eways bids adieu

    In his nearly 40 years in the rug trade, Frank Eways has built a reputation as an expert on Oriental rugs. A world-class appraiser and owner of Frank S. Eways Ltd., a rug s...

  • Don't shop: Durkee's message to NYC

    When Savitri Durkee left Charlottesville in 1997 to head for the Big Apple, she hoped to find opportunities for dance, theater, and self-expression. But after the 2000 pres...

  • Lofty plans: Condos offer in-town option

    With undeveloped land in Charlottesville virtually nonexistent, prices on single-family city homes still through the roof, and a soft rental market, builders– and buy...

  • NEWSBIZ- Valley view: Under the Roof expands west

    The city of Waynesboro was looking for an anchor to transform the River City into a home-furnishings destination. It seems to have found one. "We were really waiting for a ...

  • Polished Jem: ATO's new star takes off

    With six-figure sales of her first album, stadium performances, and appearances on T.V. shows including the popular Fox teen-soap The O.C., Welsh born singer/songwriter Jem...

The Brazen Careerist

  • Plum steer: Avoid the glass ceiling

    It's time for a new approach to squelching the gender wage gap and getting more women into senior management. For one thing, today's wage gap doesn't begin until women are ...

Sports Doctor

  • SPORTS WRAP

    Best Autumn Beauty: On an absolutely gorgeous Sunday afternoon, the annual Foxfield races draw another healthy crowd. Fans enjoy plenty of exciting racing while also indulg...

Strange But True

  • Fries with that? Venus likes food alive

      DRAWING BY DEBORAH DERR McCLINTOCK  Q.  You just bought yourself a carnivorous Venus fly-trap, terror of the botanical world. Would it like a little hambu...

Facetime

Hotseat

Letters

  • ECU, not EZU

    Wow, that was an odd article about Terry Holland [Hotseat, September 23: "Go East (Carolina), young man"]. You seemed to go out of your way to bash ECU without acknowledgin...

  • Get gun facts straight

    Reading the September 23, 2004 Hook ["Cocked: Locals react to lifted gun ban"], I find it amazing how ignorant people are about what was really covered by the Assault Weapo...

  • Haines deserved better

    When Hawes Spencer called and told me he was writing an article aimed at portraying the influence Haines Fullerton had on The Dave Matthews Band ["Dave, Fame & Haines,"...

  • Haines was sane

    Your cover story about Haines Fullerton ["Dave, Fame & Haines," September 16, 2004] was far from fair, balanced, and accurate. It's clearly no more than the latest inst...

  • Raising the bar

    Dave McNair's September 16, 2004, cover story, "Celebrity, Suicide and the Etiquette of Envy" raised the writing standards locally to Pulitzer levels. Insightful, deliberat...


Full Stories List for September 30th, 2004 issue #0339

4Better Or Worse

Cartoons

Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate Property auctions

Sports Doctor