April 21st, 2011 issue #1016

April 21st, 2011
  • Submission guidelines: Will the fallen VQR rise again?

    For 86 years the Virginia Quarterly Review, UVA's award-winning literary journal, had appeared on bookstore shelves and in mailboxes each season. But that publishing streak was threatened last summer when the magazine's managing editor, 52-year-old Kevin Morrissey, took his own life.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Cruelest month: Storms April 16 knock down trees and power lines in Albemarle, cause two flooding deaths in Waynesboro, and a tornado cuts a four-mile swath through Stuarts...

The Dish

  • Chocolate for discerning Easter Bunnies

    When you think of packing Easter Baskets with chocolate eggs and bunnies, you don't necessarily think Gearharts Fine Chocolates. More like those goodies you find at CVS and...

  • Slice cuts in

    Look out, local pizza makers! Vinny Mastellone is gunning for you. The restaurateur known for running Vinny's across from Albemarle High School (and for owning Greene Count...

  • Staunton Restaurant Week excites

    Following the success of Charlottesville's Restaurant Week, the folks over in Staunton approached the Hook for guidance on starting their own. We were happy to oblige. More...


Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate - Update

  • Still available

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: June 03, 2010 in issue 0922ADDRESS: 350 Main Street, Palmyra in Fluvanna CountyASKING PRICE:  $189,000 (was $193,000)ASSESSMENT: $188,800SELLER'S...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    April 21 at 8:30am at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 2401 Smithfield Road Debtor: Monnica Terwilliger Williams Amount owing: $191,260 Bidder brings: $15,000 or 1...

Art Features

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews

Music Features


The Brazen Careerist

  • Power play: Build on your strengths

    My son is a special-needs kid. When we first heard the news about his disabilities– a neurological disorder and several gastrointestinal ailments that kept him from t...

Sports Doctor

Strange But True

Online only

  • Murder case: Broadcast set for Morgan Harrington program

    Investigators have been quiet on the Morgan Harrington case since January, when police led media on a tour of key sites including the John Paul Jones Arena, where the 20-ye...

  • Photos: TV On The Radio at the Jefferson Theater

    Indie rock kingpins TV On The Radio were one of the Jefferson Theater's biggest recent scores. A lot of you folks probably didn't make it since the April 9 show sold out, b...

  • Rags and riches: Haven founder Shadyac goes on Oprah Wednesday

    Tom Shadyac, the blockbuster director turned soul-searcher, the man who poured part of his personal fortune into a Haven for the homeless in Charlottesville, appears on Opr...

  • Snap: Day of the dandelions

    "Who needs dogwoods?" asks photographer Anne Rucker, pointing out that while often considered weeds, dandelions are to her a sign of spring. "It is well known that the best...

  • Snap: Hacked traffic warning

    As if the recent closure of the bridge over the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks hasn't snarled traffic enough, this warning sign positioned in the Jefferson Park Avenue me...

  • Snap: The first Fridays in the nTelos Wireless Pavilion

    The season's first Fridays after Five opened without incident on April 15 in the newly monikered nTelos Wireless Pavilion. The show occurred before the next-day deluge that...

  • VPA's judges smile on Hook

    From the Hook's Restaurant Week sponsorship to its coverage of the Biscuit Run boondoggle and the Morgan Harrington case, judges for the Virginia Press Association's annual...

Black and White

  • Incarcerate

    1. to imprison; confine. 2. to enclose; constrict closely.–Dictionary.com

Full Stories List for April 21st, 2011 issue #1016

4Better Or Worse

Black and White

Question of the Week

Real Estate Property auctions

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - Update