June 27th, 2013 issue #1226

June 27th, 2013
  • Pain for gain: High-intensity fitness trend trumps machines

    “Who’s gonna win?” calls former Navy Seal John McGuire to the group of about 50 people lined up before him. “We are!” the group yells back in unison, “Hoo-yah!” Up before the sun, the group sprints across a still-dewy field, drops and does pushups, runs relays, lifts and carries one another, working in teams to hoist giant inflatable rafts across an invisible finish line. At the center of this coordinated commotion is McGuire, calling out instructions.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Latest in the McDonnell scandal: The Washington Post reports that the investigation into a $15,000 wedding gift for catering to Governor Bob McDonnell's daughter from Sta...

The Dish


Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Spotlight on Hollymead

    Location: HollymeadPrice range: $135,000-$279,000Schools: Hollymead, Sutherland, AlbemarlePros: location, affordability, schoolsCons: age of homes, some in need of updating...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    June 27 at 11:30am at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: Charlottesville Center, 1646 Seminole Trail
Debtor: WSG Charlottesville LLC
Original amount owing: unknown

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERGet ready to sweatWorkouts have gotten tougher over the past several years thanks to research showing that high-intensity intervals do more than hours of moderate inte...


Black and White

  • Hot doggin' it

    Have hot dog suit, will travel. Katelyn Hicks stands by as a 1970 Nova gets a tune-up. ~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at  billemory.com/b...

Cultural preview

  • Get Out! events, shows, things to do

    "If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music."–Keith Richards   He's ...