July 11th, 2002 issue #0123

July 11th, 2002
  • On display: Does the public really want public art?

      Another man's trash... Part of why ArtInPlace can work, president Elizabeth Breeden says, is its website (artinplace.com). None of the pieces on view around town is signed– only a mysterious sign with the web address and the city seal stands near each installation. To find our more about the art, the artists, and the program, anyone can go online.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Worst place to need to go to the bathroom: Fridays After Five. The city drops public restrooms from a $1.5-million renovation of the Downtown Recreation Center because of c...

The Dish


Real Estate

  • Foreclosure Auctions

      July 17, 2002, at 11am at the Fluvanna County Courthouse Property: 3.728 acres near Scottsville Debtor: unknown Originally owing: $98,150 Bidder brings: lower of 10 ...

  • SOLD!

    REAL ESTATE UPDATE- SOLD! Address: Bridalwood Trail, Keswick Seen in The Hook : 3/14/02 Asking: $325,000 Contract price: $320,000 Days on market: 60 Agency: Listing ag...

Real Estate - On the Block

Movie Reviews

  • Perdition

     If Steven Spielberg had made The Godfather it might have turned out like Road to Perdition, which instantly becomes the front-runner for year-end honors as of July 12...


Strange But True

  • Deep throat

    Q: Are sword-swallowers for real, or do they use some sort of illusion or trickery? L. Lovelace  A: Proof positive is Guinness eight-swords-at-once record-holder Brad...



  • Did you buy limning options?

    I'm 14 pages into The Hook's current issue [June 27, 2002] (http://readthehook.com/issues/0121) and have read, at least four times in three different pieces, the word "...

  • It's called stealing

    There's a word for using someone else's property without asking permission. It's called stealing. If you were to use your neighbor's lawnmower, or drive away in his car, wi...

  • Setting it straight

      I read your story on Anomoanon [Interview, "Sibling supergroup," June 27] (http://readthehook.com/99240/sibling-supergroup-conversation-anomoan...).

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