August 11th, 2011 issue #1032

August 11th, 2011

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Worst slaying: Clark Elementary third-grade teacher Dawn Reddick is gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Newark July 29, shielding a seven-year-old boy she didn't know fro...

The Dish

  • Rapture chef makes killer tomato dinner

    Tomatoes. Like the potato, humankind has invented a multitude of ways to prepare and eat the darn things. On Sunday, July 31, Rapture chef Chris Humphrey presented his take...


Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

  • Quick turnaround time

    6/24/11 Wendell W. Gibson Inc. to Darryl W. Cross, 772 Belvedere Blvd, $502,000, Albemarle  Kirkland & Nancy Tracy to James & Lindsay Dunton, 2364 Mountain Bro...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    August 17 at noon at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 2 parcels Morgantown Road Debtor: Maplehurst Associates Amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: 10 percent sale ...

Art Features

  • Spin doctors: Artists thread the line

    In a recent Huffington Post article, biologist Marlene Zuk writes most people are more fearful of insects than of death. I don’t mind bugs; it’s grubs and maggots that ...

DR. HooK

  • 9 to 5: Some docs prefer being employees

    Board games like Sorry, Monopoly, and Life were my favorites growing up. I loved Life because the little spinny thing looked like the Wheel of Fortune, the cute little cars...

Movie Reviews

Music Features


On Architecture

  • Modern markers: History tour goes high-tech

    Our area is thick with sturdy historic makers, those grey and black signs with inlaid text explaining the brief history of a place along the roadsides or next to parki...

The Brazen Careerist

  • Networking: Do it even if you hate it

    I met a not-friend at a restaurant. I was networking, because this is what you must do to further your career. Even if you hate it, you have to do it.We discussed segmented...

Sports Doctor

  • Sunny side? It's hard to find happy news

    When my husband learned the Washington Redskins traded away both Donovan McNabb and Albert Haynesworth, he was elated. “It’s a new day for the Redskins,” he exclaimed...

Strange But True

  • Listen up! 'iPod zombies' present hazards

    Q. Who's in danger of running down an iPod pedestrian?—B. GatesA. You are if you drive, because "iPodestrians" are everywhere, oblivious to the dangers as they read and c...

Online only

  • Snap: Cops on bikes

    Charlottesville Police appear to be doing some sort of training as they ride along the Downtown Mall. Police are the only citizens permitted to pedal on the pedestrian park...

  • Snap: What's left of Woolen Mills Dam

    Nearly four years after most of it was removed, the stone block remnants of the Woolen Mills Dam still stand along the Rivanna River in the Woolen Mills neighborhood.

  • Table of contents

    COVERWhere's Waldo?From the Appalachian Trail to the Today Show to the White House, there's just no predicting where Waldo Jaquith will pop up next. Get to know the man who...