April 18th, 2013 issue #1216

April 18th, 2013
  • Under fire: Is the Elks Lodge getting a bad rap?

    After working a long shift as a chef at the Main Street Arena on Friday, March 15, Kenny Jenkins headed over to the Elks Lodge on Second Street NW for a drink and a dance with his fiancée. A longtime Charlottesville resident, Jenkins has been going to the Elks Lodge, a historic African-American fraternal organization with deep roots in the community, for over 30 years.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Latest Albemarle traffic fatalities: An 88-year-woman driving a 2002 Buick LeSabre plows into the median and a tree on U.S. 29 south of Hollymead Town Center April 10, kill...

The Dish


Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Spotlight on Belmont

    Area: BelmontPrice range: $155,000-$415,000Schools: Clark, Walker & Buford, CharlottesvillePros: affordability, proximity to amenities, sense of communityCons...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    April 19 at 11am at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: 381 Minor Ridge Road Debtor: Bart C. Neumann Original amount owing: $192,000 Bidder brings: $11,000 or 10 percen...

Movie Reviews

  • Going beyond: Gosling excels as daredevil

    by Richard Roeper We begin the movie by following a tattoo-spangled man as he makes his way through a carnival crowd, arriving in a tent containing a few hundred cheering...


  • Table of contents

    COVERUnder fireA month after a shooting incident outside the Elk's Lodge on the Downtown Mall, cries for a crackdown continue, but is it justified? One longtime Elk's Lodge...


Black and White

  • Stone by Stone

    Rashard and Myrle of Masonry Structures repair a 90-year-old wall on the west side of Franklin Street in Woolen Mills. Over the years, the wall has sustained damage from ...

Cultural preview