February 3rd, 2005 issue #0405

February 3rd, 2005
  • No more Mr. Bad Boy: Kuttner bows out of downtown development

      PHOTOS BY JEN FARIELLO [email protected] The titles on the bookshelf in Oliver Kuttner's office tell us everything we need to know about the man. Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre and Maserati 3011 are inches apart, while on a second shelf Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus and Living with Contradiction, a book on the "controversies of feminist ethics," round out the collection.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Hottest neighborhoods: Venable, Maury Hills, and Azalea see the biggest increase in property assessments, bumping Belmont from last year's number-one position. Notices advi...

The Dish


Question of the Week

  • Did you get reassessed?

      Krista Rush: "No, because I don't own a house." Dawn Heneberry: "Yes, I did, and there was about a 20 percent increase, which I don't think is any worse than the ...

Real Estate

  • Commercial Construction Permits

    ALBEMARLE 12/17/04 Essex House Condominium Corporation Department, freestanding sign for Courtyard Marriott, no price given. River Heights Associates Ltd., TGIFriday Resta...

Real Estate - $old

  • $old

      ALBEMARLE 12/7  F&P Enterprises LC to Javiers LLC, 26 acres at 8730 Chestnut Grove Road, "the Fidel H. Sanchez property," $40,000. Thomas M. Miller III to...

Real Estate - Off the Block

  • SOLD

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: July 8, 2004 in issue 0327 ADDRESS: 1821 Winston Road DAYS TO CONTRACT: 297 ASKING: $474,000 SOLD FOR: $420,000 LISTED BY: Anthony McGhee, Assist-to-S...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • In Commons: Burnet saves best for last

      ADDRESS: 137 Burnet Street ASKING: $ 370,000 BUILDING: 2,200 fin. sq. ft, 750 unfin. LAND: 0.3 acres YEAR BUILT: 2004 NEIGHBORHOOD: Burnet Commons CURB APPEAL: 7 of ...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

        February 10, at 5pm at the Orange County Courthouse Property: parcel on Route 679, Orange Debtor: Stephen J. Koplaski Amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: 10...

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews

Music Reviews


  • Valley loss: Native son killed in Iraq

      The Shenandoah Valley is down one hero. Jason Redifer, an Augusta County native and 2003 graduate of Stuart Hall high school, was killed in action in Iraq on January...

  • Bagels! Bagels! Corner Bodo's to open (promise)

    Did you hear the news? The Corner Bodo's is opening! No, really. Seriously! We swear, it's opening! Oh, why won't anyone believe us? Bodo's owner Brian Fox told the Hook ea...

  • Distressed: Murray mobilizes on school lines

      Every year a guidance counselor comes to talk to eighth graders at Henley Middle School about what they can expect when they go to Western Albemarle High School in t...

  • Medium rare: Psychic offers help in rapist hunt

      "I knew you'd call," says Noreen Renier's voicemail message, a hint of her alleged extrasensory powers the nationally known psychic has offered to Charlottesville po...

  • Slum busters: UVA funds city inspector

      It just got harder to be a slumlord near the local U. The University of Virginia is paying $115,000 for the city to hire a housing inspector in a two-year program de...

The Brazen Careerist

Sports Doctor




  • Earning his keep (a photo to the editor)

      I shot this on the Downtown Mall January 31 as a city worker chipped at ice. Hugh M. [email protected]    #

  • Eureka! They're everywhere!

    You can tell Larry Jacksina [January 27: "Unlisted: New TV stations off the grid"] that both channel 16 and 19 appear in the online listings provided by Zap2it, tvlistings....

  • Find TV listings online

      You may want to tell Larry Jacksina [January 27: "Unlisted: New TV stations off the grid"]and your other readers about calendar-updates.com. Through Microsoft Outloo...

Cultural preview

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