November 22nd, 2012 issue #1147

November 22nd, 2012
  • We Love This Place: Shopkeepers, citizens dish on local holiday tradition

    The Hook's editorial staff takes a break this week from producing the hard-hitting news you've grown accustomed to (at least in the cover story), choosing instead to check in with local shop owners and citizens to ask them how they celebrate the holidays in Charlottesville, and where they go to find gifts for their loved ones.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Most disruptive: Occupiers interrupt City Council November 18 following the public comment portion of the meeting, and police escort two of them out, the first time any...

The Dish


Real Estate - $old

  • Elevator gives Ednam sale a boost

    8/2/12CharlottesvilleRuth Ann Hill to Lynne Whitter, 211 5th Street SW, Unit 105, $267,000 Collison Royer, Trustee, MPARNWE Land Trust to Christopher Desteli, 1112 Leonard ...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Space galore: Room to grow in Louisa

    Address: 247 River Crest RoadNeighborhood: Mountain View Estates (Louisa)Asking: $279,900Assessment: $254,900 Year Built: 1996Size:  3,059 finished sq. ft. /576 unfini...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    November 28 at 1:45pm at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: 3849 Lake Park Road, Earlysville Debtor: Anthony and Kelly A. Bilotta Original amount owing: $335,884 Bidd...

Movie Reviews

  • Spielberg's Lincoln does not disappoint

    I've rarely been more aware than during Steven Spielberg's Lincoln that Abraham Lincoln was a plain-spoken, practical, down-to-earth man from the farmlands of Kentucky, Ind...


  • Table of contents

    COVERLovin' itThe holidays are here, and with them comes plenty of good cheer. We checked in with a slew of folks who know this town well to find out what they love about t...



Black and White

  • Big top, big prep

    Workers install snow ropes on the canopy of the nTelos Wireless Pavillion in preparation for winter weather– a safety feature for the the folks that will later manu...