May 19th, 2011 issue #1020

May 19th, 2011
  • Up tick: Why you should be worried about Lyme disease

    Scuttle aside, cockroaches. You're losing your spot as the most feared insect in Virginia, and your competition doesn't even look that scary. So tiny it can scarcely be seen, the black-legged tick doesn't move fast, it doesn't have a nauseating shiny shell, it doesn't even have antennae to inspire revulsion. No matter. Its fear factor comes from its status as host to a disease that, if left untreated, can permanently disable.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Latest missing young woman: Katalina Mikitarian, 21, disappears from a bus headed to Charlottesville, and calls her mother a week later, but won't say where she is. Mikitar...

The Dish

  • Belmont birds: Stoney's to become Brown's

    The news last week that Stoney's Grocery in Belmont had closed came as a shock, but it appears there's a silver lining. Long-time property owner Lawrence Burruss, who had b...

  • Blue Mountain Brewery: Kolsch 151 dubbed 'amazing'

    Check it out! Our own Blue Mountain Brewery made the cover of the June issue of Food & Wine Magazine. BMB's Kolsch 151, their light German-style ale, is featured in the...

  • Kabob Palace: Afghani, not Pakistani

    Rohina Mirzai, owner with her husband Mirahmad of the Kabob Palace on Emmet Street (where Carmello's used to be) called Dish recently to complain about her new place being ...

  • Wine Made Simple does just that

    If only there were a store that made buying wine simple. One that listed wines by style (light, dry, fruity) and quality instead of overwhelming us with information about t...


Real Estate - $old

  • Property Transactions

    9/16NVR Inc. to Camille Thompson, condominium unit in the Pavilions at Pantops, 1953 Asheville Drive, $247,125.Piedmont Realty & Construction LLC to David G. Marshall, ...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate - Update

  • Still available

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: December 02, 2010 in issue 0948ADDRESS: 1006 Morningside Lane, RedfieldsASKING PRICE:  $299,900 (was $315,000)ASSESSMENT: $263,700SELLER'S AGENT:...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    May 25 at 3:15pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 3041 Cove Lane Debtor: Milton and Kim E. Chen Amount owing: $314,000 Bidder brings: $20,000 or 10 percent sale...

Art Features

  • House keeper: Crawford stills domestic life

    Chances are most of you don’t look at the extension cord you left on the kitchen table or the rumpled hoodie you dropped on the floor day before yesterday and think, “N...

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews

  • Wiig'in out: 'Bridesmaids' gives good laughs

    Three of my good female friends, who I could usually find overcoming hangovers at their Saturday morning Recovery Drunches at Oxford's Pub, once made pinpricks in their thu...


On Architecture

The Brazen Careerist

Sports Doctor

Strange But True



  • Rall wrong on bin Laden

    I opposed the Iraq war before it even started, in the Charlottesville peace march on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2003, and was assaulted for my trouble. However, as a progr...

Black and White

  • Politics

    "In dealing with the State, we ought to remember that its institutions are not aboriginal though they existed before we were born: that they are not superior to the citiz...

Full Stories List for May 19th, 2011 issue #1020

4Better Or Worse

Black and White

Real Estate Property auctions

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - Update