March 3rd, 2011 issue #1009

March 3rd, 2011
  • Scenic treasure: How conservation lines the pockets of the rich

    Albemarle County Preserved83,600 acres17.5 percent of the landWho holds the easements? Virginia Outdoors Foundation328 easements62,702 acresNature Conservancy22 easements6,047 acresPiedmont Environmental Council4 easements510 acresPublic Recreational Facilities Authority64 easements7,379 acresAlbemarle Acquisition of Conservation Easements program37 easements7,224 acres

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Better state budget news: The General Assembly only runs one day over before both houses agree on a two-year $78 billion budget February 27, which increases spending for pu...

The Dish

  • Carmello's makes a move

    Yes, Carmello's is closed. No, it is not permanent.

  • Hole in the wall on Mall?

    Looks like there's yet another restaurant coming to the Downtown Mall, The Livery Stable Restaurant and Bar, which will be located at 218 West Market Street, adjacent to th...

  • Now & Zen now open

    Now & Zen, the little Asian/sushi place on 2nd Street in front of the McGuffey Art Center, opened quietly for lunch Monday, February 28, at 11:30am.

  • Polls favor Ix for City Market

    The task force created to study ideas and options for a permanent home for the Charlottesville City Market has come up with a list of suggested locations. According to an i...

  • X-games: March Madness, NBA comes to X-Lounge

    This is very cool news. The X-Lounge, known for its trendy architecture in the Glass Building, inventive cuisine, and happening dance parties, is laying it down for sports ...


Real Estate - $old

  • Property transfers

    6/29Holly P. Hilton, special commissioner, to James A. Heetderks, 4.53 acres at 5347 Markwood Road, Earlysville, $281,000.Matthew A. Baratz, trustee, to Jon G. Wolfe, 3641 ...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate - Update

  • Still available

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: October 14, 2010 in issue 0941 of the HookADDRESS: 1401 Forest Ridge Road, Forest HillsASKING PRICE:  $245,000  ASSESSMENT: $233,900 SELLER'...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    March 3 at noon at the Albemarle County CourthouseProperty: 4257 Seminole TrailDebtor: Kerry L. HallAmount owing: unknownBidder brings: 10 percent sale priceInfo: Richard A...

Art Features

  • That '70s show: UVA paints an era

    No artist works in a vacuum. Whether consciously or un-, artists constantly respond to a host of factors: exposure to other artwork, the immediate environment, ideas discus...

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews

Music Reviews


On Architecture

The Brazen Careerist

Sports Doctor

Strange But True

Black and White

  • Gray Emory Coale

    My sister Gray was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer in November of ‘09. Gray never asked the Doctor about prognosis, never Googled. She went about her life. I...

Full Stories List for March 3rd, 2011 issue #1009

4Better Or Worse

Black and White

Real Estate Property auctions

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - Update