May 26th, 2011 issue #1021

May 26th, 2011
  • Trendless summer: Uncovering fun in Central Virginia

    Every good townie knows his or her stuff when it comes to summer sunning and funning. Looking for live music? Stop by the nTelos Pavilion for the free Fridays After Five show. Craving a relaxing afternoon with friends? Head down to Scottsville's James River Runners to tube the day away. Want kid-friendly joy to include in your summer repertoire? The Downtown Mall's Discovery Museum always has an action-packed summer schedule.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Worst spate of females allegedly deliberately running down people: A Louisa teen is in custody after allegedly driving her car into a crowd outside a party just after midni...

The Dish

  • Loving loafs: New bakery to break bread

    After months of preparation, the Great Harvest Bread Company will be opening in the old Crazy Horse Studio space next to Cville Coffee in McIntire Plaza on Friday, June 3. ...

  • Changing of the guard at L’étoile

    For over seventeen years L’étoile has lived up to its French translation– “The Star.” With their distinctive “French-Virginia style,” the downtown bistro h...

  • Whole Foods opening act

    It's official. The new Whole Foods Market on Hydraulic Road will open on Tuesday, June 7. And they're planning a very un-grocery store-like line-up of events, including fre...


  • Memorial Day: Drive now, RideShare later

    As Memorial Day dawns, an AAA survey indicates that the number of people reporting they will drive more than 50 miles from home this weekend has dropped 100,000. Forty perc...

Real Estate - $old

  • Property transfers

    9/27Virginia Land LLC to David A. Kelly, 2552 Montgomery Ridge Road, Montgomery Ridge subdivision, $521,467.NVR Inc. to Michael Redwine, condominium unit at 1955 Asheville ...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate - Update

  • Still available

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: December 16, 2010, in issue 0950ADDRESS: 4720 Pelham Road, Hickory RidgeASKING PRICE:  $585,000 ASSESSMENT: $762,600SELLER'S AGENT: Mary Newton, ...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    June 1 at 3:30pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 350 Westfield Road Debtor: Fredis T. Flores and Sara G. Flores Amount owing: $186,000 Bidder brings: $15,000 o...

Art Features

  • Masking tape: Duncan and Odell get tricky

    When I walked into UVA’s Fiske-Kimball Fine Arts Library to watch Monica Duncan and Lara Odell’s video, Four-color Fire Pattern, my first thought was, “Oh, interestin...

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews


On Architecture

The Brazen Careerist

Sports Doctor

Strange But True

Black and White

  • Ride of Silence

    A second Ride of Silence took place in Charlottesville on May 18. This is a worldwide event held every year, 3rd Wednesday in May, beginning in 2003. Locally, the event is ...