March 29th, 2012 issue #1113

March 29th, 2012

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Hardest-fought terrain: The East side of McIntire Park. With a pedestrian bridge and the Meadowcreek Parkway bringing change, the golf-only terrain could be carved to inclu...

The Dish


  • Chipping away: True confessions of a juicer

    Remember the chipper scene from Fargo? Frances McDormand is a cop investigating a homicide when she comes upon a man who is feeding, we are to believe, Steve Buscemi’s le...

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    April 4 at 3:15pm at the Albemarle CourthouseProperty: 7356 Cripple Creek Road, AftonDebtor: R. Jack Roy and Karen Groff-RoyOriginal amount owing: $143,775Bidder bring...

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    NEWSOverkill?A month after 30 citizens were arrested on the steps of the Richmond Capitol during a peaceful protest against mandatory ultrasounds before abortion, Delegate ...


Online only

  • Hook brings home bacon (16 awards)

    Some of the stories that touched the hearts and minds of Charlottesville last year, including the Hook's expose on a police department collision that provoked community ou...


  • Charlottesville can support a Cracker Barrel

    I read the article about Cracker Barrel's decision not to come to Charlottesville [March 1: "Staved off: Cracker Barrel bypasses Fifth Street"]. I can't believe that a town...

  • New law helps, not hurts, juveniles

    The [March 8] Week in Review's "toughest on juveniles" paragraph was wildly inaccurate when it stated that the General Assembly passed a bill making the suspension and expu...


Black and White

  • Light switch

    There was a City roundtable discussion about budgetary matters on March 21. It’s hard to take these meetings seriously after many years, hard not to be sarcastic. The p...

Cultural preview