May 30th, 2002 issue #0117

May 30th, 2002

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Best conclusions from paid consultants studying the impact of a highly unpopular garage: UVA’s proposed 1,180-car garage will not cause unacceptable traffic problems, acc...

The Dish

  • Main, oh Main

    It’s been a year since the Albemarle Baking Company left its snug berth in York Place to blaze a new path at the Main Street Market, formerly the MacGregor Imported Auto ...


  • Rebuild it big

    I was never among the detractors of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. In the late ‘80s and early ‘90s I lived in the East Village and loved seeing them daily a...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • History on tap

    ASKING: $1,500,000SIZE: 5592 fin. square feetYEAR BUILT: 1737 (architecturally renovated in mid-1990s)ADDRESS: 860 White Hall Road (originally Three Chopt Road)NEIGHBORHOOD...

Movie Reviews

  • Never Enough: J.Lo's got the goods

    Versatile director Michael Apted (Coal Miner's Daughter, The World Is Not Enough, 7-42 Up) offers a standard woman-in-jeopardy thriller, Enough, trying again with a genre t...

Music Reviews


Strange But True

  • Don't get a big head

    Q: What's wrong with the old sci-fi notion that in1,000,000 years we humans will have big heads (brains), spindly limbs (disuse), bald pates (in progress), and no wisdom te...

Cultural preview

  • A dreamer's tale

    Floyd Collins’ gravestone bears the inscription “the greatest cave explorer ever known.” Frankly, I’d never heard of Collins before last summer when Live Arts annou...

  • Happy trails

    Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, the Rivanna Trail Foundation, and the American Hiking Society join forces once again for the 10th annual National Trails Day celebration. The Ri...

  • In a family way

    Is the end of May really too late to start thinking about vacation plans for the summer? I mean, with all the end-of-the-school-year activities happening this month, who ha...

  • Inside and out

    For a guy who’s lived his life so large, it’s a bit of a surprise that his artwork comes so small. Victor Elmaleh graduated from UVA in architecture in 1942, but spent ...

  • Latter-day masters

    By Mark Grabowski

  • Rare gifts

    By Elizabeth Kiem

  • School's out

    By Mara Rockliff