July 4th, 2013 issue #1227

July 4th, 2013

4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Latest Baldi plea: The former restaurateur/admitted embezzler Jim Baldi is in Charlottesville Circuit Court July 2 to plead guilty again, this time for taking between $22,0...

The Dish

  • Camino bows out, Restaurant Week looms

    In a few weeks, Camino, the restaurant located in Vinegar Hill Theater, will take its final bow. Ann Porotti, the owner of the building that houses both Vinegar Hill and Ca...


  • Reborn in the USA

    By Cathy HardingRecently The Atlantic published a quiz, “Are You Smart Enough to Be A Citizen?” It’s a jumble of multiple-choice questions about iconic American archi...

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Spotlight on Wickham Pond

    Location: Wickham PondPrice range: $216,00-$376,800Schools: Brownsville, Henley, WesternPros: visual appeal, amenities, locationCons: small size of lots, ongoing constructi...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    July 10 at 1:45pm at Albemarle CourthouseProperty: 1280 Chatham Ridge Debtor: Christina Fairchild Carter and William Robertson Carter II Original amount owing: $254,368 B...

Movie Reviews

  • Overblown: Tatum can't save action flick

    By Richard Roeper Everyone in White House Down is an idiot, clinically insane, a cliché or a vehicle for shameless exploitation. Some characters go for the combo platter. ...


  • Table of contents

    COVERBecoming AmericanRefugees come from the farthest reaches of the earth, often leaving behind war ravaged homelands, the threat of starvation, and hopelessness. They fin...


Black and White

  • Franklin Street

    June 22, 2010 the Charlottesville Planning Commission added Franklin Street to the City’s sidewalk priority list. Franklin is one of 12 north/south pedestrian paths acro...

Cultural preview

  • Get Out! events, shows, things to do

    "Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty." ~Louis D. Brandeis   Fireworks and Freedom </...