June 6th, 2013 issue #1223

June 6th, 2013
  • Cicadas: If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em

    Jackson Landers stands over his stove. Spatula in hand, flanked by his two eager children, he stirs the contents of the saucepan thoughtfully. “It’s olive oil and Old Bay,” Landers says. “I was going for a traditional blue crab kind of feel.” Crabs, however, aren’t on the menu. Researchers’ fascination, fruit growers’ nightmare, and naturalists’ phenomenon, cicadas are now, apparently, dinner.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Biggest abduction case: Former UVA employee Matthew Rene Beaulieu, 27, pleads guilty to abduction with intent to defile May 27. He grabbed an 18-year-old UVA student, who f...

The Dish

  • Specialty couple: Feast! gets honored

    She’s a foodie and he’s a handyman. Together, the couple created one of the nation’s best premium food stores. Kate Collier and Eric Gertner’s store, feast!, was na...

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Spotlight on Lake Monticello

    Location: Lake MonticelloSchools: Central Elementary, Fluvanna Middle, Fluvanna County High SchoolPrice range: $136,000-$715,000Pros: Affordability, extensive amenities inc...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    June 6 at 11:30am at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: 1646 Seminole Trail Debtor: WSG Charlottesville LLC Original amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: $100,000 Info: Mat...

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERThey're heeeere!Their chorus can be deafening, and for folks with insectophobia, the emergence of the 17-year cicadas is nothing short of a nightmare. But for those wi...



  • Dem round-up

    As a Charlottesville voter, I just wanted to say thank you for this cover story about the Virginia Democratic primary [May 30, "Dem duke-out: Candidate face off in June pri...

Cultural preview

  • Get Out! events, shows, things to do

    “You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at a picture for a second and think of it all your life.” ― Joan Miró