A hotel room search engine founded and operating in downtown Charlottesville is now the technology division for a new online booking service owned by six large U.S. hotel chains.
Local governments almost always fund their operations by taxing real estate, and that is no different here in Charlottesville, where the city collects $50 million per year in property taxes. Some of the most valuable property, though—from a hospital complex to parking decks to an unused basketball arena—is exempt from the tax under state law [...]
Meet the Biggest Nerds in Central Virginia.
On the cover of this year’s "President’s Report 2009-10" from UVA is a painting of the President’s house by art professor Richard Crozier.
I have had two business partners: a tall one, Hawes, and a shorter one, Rob. Each had their strengths. Hawes was a lively editor who dutifully ran the paper when I moved to New York for several years, but left the company seven years ago; much later I stuck around when Rob, known around here [...]