It’s National Wear Red Day and the bricks are doing their part to support the cause. What have you done today?
It’s hump day, bricklovers. Which seems entirely appropriate, given that’s exactly what these construction crews are facing if they don’t watch their backs.
Good Monday, brick watchers. After a hearty meal and a weekend of work, the weather is unseasonably warm and the crews are working diligently
First, let Brick Watch explain. It’s not easy watching bricks. The eye strain alone is enough to send a person, and a brick-loving one at that, into a coma.
Let’s talk snow, brick watchers. Even before Brick Watch was born, C-VILLE did a cover story on the Mall rebricking,
What: “Dreams of Obama” Where: 211 W. Main St. When: Tuesday, January 20 The day itself was like a dream—maybe even that dream where you’re taking the oath of office in front of millions and you flub it—so why shouldn’t the evening end with dreams as a theme? After all, Barack Obama himself has penned [...]
Found in front of Eppie’s on the Downtown Mall, lonely and lodged between some bricks: One heel, slightly worn.
Wonder who’s under (that rhymes!) those white hats? Here’s your chance to meet a member of Parham’s construction crew!
Omnitech 1Gig Flash Drive “[It] has it all…looks, brains, and brawn. It has a capsule-like body with a soft rubber, black matte coating that makes it more fun than a flash drive should be to handle. The cap slides on and off with a reassuring glide and stop, no Swiss Army knife folding nonsense.”—Rob Tarbell, [...]
Brick Watch will be brief, as we’re all eagerly watching the inauguration.
It’s very cold outside. Construction crews are still stationed at the 200 blocks east and west, and at Central Place. And good news: The dust has cleared.
There are some parallels, naturally, when comparing the effects of alcohol on one’s New Year’s Eve to the effects of watching a two-hour set from local folksy-jazz singers.
CNN reports this morning that, according to a newly released report, foreclosure filings between October and November dropped 7 percent.
The Lynchburg News and Advance reports that two Nelson County residents, 58-year-old Alan Sherr and his daughter, 13-year-old Naomi Sherr, have died as a result of Wednesday’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India.
With the declining economy, some high profile universities are seeking to ditch troubled chucks of their endowments, says today’s New York Times. One of the schools that it highlights? The University of Virginia.
C-VILLE’s Steve Delgado took to the Downtown Mall to ask folks, "What do you want from Santa this year?" Revolutionary War re-enactor Joel Hendry, from Roanoke, portrays a soldier with many hats for the Jefferson Thanksgiving celebration. The two-day event, part of the Downtown for the Holidays’ weekend festival, began Friday, November 21 [...]
Despite the mid-October ban of politically charged clothing by the Virginia State Board of Elections, voters are still wearing their desired candidates on their sleeve.
Chas Webster, co-owner of The Box, doesn’t want you to go hungry.
Charlottesville precincts aren’t yet reporting results, but CBS news reports Tom Perriello taking the lead in Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene and Nelson counties.
You know those two-for-one video sets available at Wal-Mart? Two movies for under $10? Usually, one of them seems really appealing and the other, well, you could maybe see yourself pulling it off the shelf on a rainy day… The “2 Worlds 2 Voices” might’ve been that way—except both Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson are [...]
It was 150 years ago that Stephen Douglas, Democratic Illinois senator running for president against Abe Lincoln, came to Harrisonburg.
This afternoon, Tees Overseas, a student campaign to promote University tradition and help those in need abroad, officially announced this afternoon its endorsement of the sign-ban protest at Saturday’s football game.
In a crowd of poseurs—drunken college students pretending to have the time of their lives, 40-something couples in age-inappropriate outfits—Alanis Morissette is just herself: brilliant but comfortable, jilted but on the mend, sad but laughing. And she must be tired. Not in the sense that her performance last Thursday night lacked enthusiasm. In fact, quite [...]
To celebrate the completion of a five-year renovation, Montpelier opened brand-new doors today, free of charge, to the public.
Birds do it. Bees do it. Even teenagers (if they please) do it. And when we asked you where we should do it, you said the Downtown Mall was the Best Place to Eavesdrop on Cell Phone Conversations. So to the Downtown Mall we went, ears primed to hear the most outrageous, the most appalling, [...]