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Flight of the speculator

Flight of the speculator

For all the media hype about bubbles bursting, 2006 turned out to be the second-best year on record for real estate sales. Still, the market is clearly in transition and has experienced a significant downturn from the phenomenal sales of 2005.

Public library: Where’s the love?

Public library: Where’s the love?

Maybe new renovations to the Northside Library will help the good citizens of Albemarle choose free media over $14 CDs and $50 video-games at nearby Circuit City. It’s a fixture in every town: the public library. Just by living here (and paying taxes), you get access to a wealth of knowledge. Yet many residents aren’t […]

Tourism, T.J. style

Tourism, T.J. style

What does every center of the universe need? A cool logo, of course. Recognizing the higher profile of our fair city on the world stage, the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) (www.charlottesvilletourism.org) hired hospitality market research firm North Star Destination Strategies and Gotham Graphix of Charlottesville to spend 22 months coming up with […]

Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

Two artists covertly build and “land” a spaceship in the center of town, sparking a crowd to gather, interact and investigate. The gathering itself becomes part of the phenomenon. A dialogue is spawned among strangers in the community—people of different walks of life who might not otherwise speak, or even meet. The Bridge Progressive Arts […]