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BEST OF C-VILLE 2010

BEST OF C-VILLE 2010

Not so fast, ladies and gents Click here for staff picks from Best Of C-VILLE 2010 Welcome, one and all, to the winners’ parade. Below lie your choices for the best in restaurants, doctors and entertainment. Prepare to be amazed, for while you’ll recognize a few of your picks from previous years, others are new […]

Readers respond to previous issues

  Will work for change   I’m writing in response to your cover story, “Asking For Change” [July 20]. I was disturbed by the comments of business owners and citizens. One business owner said, “We’re watching guys and women…who are quite capable of working…but they choose panhandling instead.” He believes the culprit in the increase […]

Readers respond to previous issues

 Whole endorsement   Gawd—trashy Kmart should be happy to get upscale Whole Foods within feet of them [“City to join Whole Foods suit?,” Development News, June 15]. Did they think it might possibly bring them more business? With Super Walmart coming in, they should count this as a blessing! Kimberly Farish Charlottesville Coal ain’t cool […]

Readers respond to previous issues

 Road to hell   I appreciate C-VILLE’s coverage of the City of Charlottesville’s continued attempts to seize private property (Steephill Street) for a public purpose without going through a lawful process [“On the Road Again,” Government News, May 25, 2010]. Native sons Madison, Monroe, and Jefferson would be horrified. Thankfully, the press is still free […]

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Paper chase Kudos to C-Ville writer Brendan Fitzgerald for the April 13 article “Could Brightman’s ‘personal’ reasons for leaving UVIMCO be an affair with his assistant?” It appears to be well-researched, well-written, and validly-newsworthy. It would be nice to see more such journalism from all local media. Carefully following document trails and being unafraid to […]

Readers respond to previous issues

 Supply and demand   I am dismayed and more than a little alarmed that a majority on City Council want our city to take on the responsibility for housing central Virginia’s low-income families [“The definition of affordable,” Development News, February 9]. Affordable housing is a regional problem that requires regional solutions. If we build it, […]

Readers respond to previous issues

Macaca talk The January 19 issue of C-VILLE invited readers to offer comments on former Senator Allen’s use of the word “macaca” [“Allen vs. Webb part deux?,” Government News]. Undoubtedly your readers are aware that he was criticized for tagging one of his political opponent’s observers with the nickname “macaca.” It should be noted that […]

Readers respond to previous issues

Like being a "little" pregnant In an otherwise good article about the probable impacts of DIA/NGIC on our community [“In jobs we trust?”, January 26], Will Goldsmith—one of our community’s best reporters—concludes with a crumb of serious misinformation. He accurately points out that the new government outfits will hire few of our own un- and […]

Readers respond to previous issues

Perriello got it wrong I commend John Whitehead and the Rutherford Institute for defending the free speech rights of the protesters in front of Perriello’s office [“Pavement blues,” Government News, December 22]. I really think our notorious Obamanite Congressmen has a “thin skin” when it comes to criticism of his policies. He does NOT represent […]