July 4th, 2013 issue #1227

July 4th, 2013

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Latest Baldi plea: The former restaurateur/admitted embezzler Jim Baldi is in Charlottesville Circuit Court July 2 to plead guilty again, this time for taking between $22,0...

The Dish

  • Camino bows out, Restaurant Week looms

    In a few weeks, Camino, the restaurant located in Vinegar Hill Theater, will take its final bow. Ann Porotti, the owner of the building that houses both Vinegar Hill and Ca...

Essays

  • Reborn in the USA

    By Cathy HardingRecently The Atlantic published a quiz, “Are You Smart Enough to Be A Citizen?” It’s a jumble of multiple-choice questions about iconic American archi...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Spotlight on Wickham Pond

    Location: Wickham PondPrice range: $216,00-$376,800Schools: Brownsville, Henley, WesternPros: visual appeal, amenities, locationCons: small size of lots, ongoing constructi...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    July 10 at 1:45pm at Albemarle CourthouseProperty: 1280 Chatham Ridge Debtor: Christina Fairchild Carter and William Robertson Carter II Original amount owing: $254,368 B...

Movie Reviews

  • Overblown: Tatum can't save action flick

    By Richard Roeper Everyone in White House Down is an idiot, clinically insane, a cliché or a vehicle for shameless exploitation. Some characters go for the combo platter. ...

Contents

  • Table of contents

    COVERBecoming AmericanRefugees come from the farthest reaches of the earth, often leaving behind war ravaged homelands, the threat of starvation, and hopelessness. They fin...

News

Black and White

  • Franklin Street

    June 22, 2010 the Charlottesville Planning Commission added Franklin Street to the City’s sidewalk priority list. Franklin is one of 12 north/south pedestrian paths acro...

Cultural preview

  • Get Out! events, shows, things to do

    "Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty." ~Louis D. Brandeis   Fireworks and Freedom