August 18th, 2011 issue #1033

August 18th, 2011

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Harshest weather: A severe storm pounds Charlottesville August 14 and leaves 7,000 without power in the city and more than 11,000 in the dark in the county. Park and Wertla...

The Dish

  • Sweet taste of success for Sweet Frog

    Since opening last summer, Sweet Frog, the self-serve frozen yogurt place on the Downtown Mall, has been been pumping out the stuff as fast as folks can work the handles on...


Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

  • Sunny outlook?

    6/29/2011 Harris & Angela Hawk to Matthew & Margaret Holloman, 303 Old Lynchburg Road, $283,500, Charlottesville

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    August 18 at 11am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 25 Spring Court Debtor: Daniel J. Bayliss Amount owing: $114,300 Bidder brings: 10 percent sale price Info: W...

Art Features

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERSummer readingA pharmacist with a mistress and a Vicodin problem; three boys lost on a snowy Blue Ridge mountain with the search called off. Even with just a few days ...


On Architecture

The Brazen Careerist

Sports Doctor

Strange But True

Online only

  • Alleged murder-for-hire-seeking widow walks

    The woman accused of seeking a hitman to kill her late husband's girlfriend after she was omitted from her spouse's obituary has agreed to an Alford Plea that gives her no ...

  • Merle Haggard at the Pavilion

    Merle Haggard played the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on August 4, as these pictures by Milo Farineau indicate.

  • Snap: Arden Place going up

    It may seem like just yesterday that a member of the Woodbrook neighborhood was fretting about the arrival of "riff-raff." Today, however, the 212-unit Arden Place communit...

  • Snap: Getting ready for banking parade

    Wells Fargo officially celebrated its renaming of the former Wachovia banks in Charlottesville on August 9 with a little parade on the Downtown Mall and some speeches touti...


  • Actually, water detectors exist

    In the “Tales from the Front Line” section of the July 14 "Salvage your Home, Save the Planet" insert, I couldn’t help but notice a comment regarding water detection ...

  • Huja's got lotsa talents

    Your July 21 cover story “Hot Contests” gave a barebones description of City Council candidate Satyendra Huja. I would like to add to it his energy and expertise, prove...

  • Melampy mistreated by press, party

    I'm just now getting to read the article titled "Hot Contests," [the July 21 cover story subtitled, "Democrats clash in dog days of summer."] How my wife has dealt with lif...

  • Rail story should've scolded feds for missed opp at Dulles

    Your article [June 23 cover story: "Riding the rails: It's the only way to fly"] was interesting– partly because of the information it provided and partly because it ...

Black and White

  • NoVA

    Route 29 & Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville, Virginia• 2,000,000 square feet• A mixed-use development located in award-winning Charlottesville, Virginia – "the...