It was the gubernatorial election that attracted the New York Times’ cameras to Charlottesville on November 3, but city and county races held just as much interest for many local watchers.
Over the weekend I watched the documentary Off the Grid: Life on the Mesa, which tracks a group of (accidental?) eco-pioneers.
With the victories of Duane Snow and Rodney Thomas, it’s likely that developers will get a markedly friendlier reception.
To actually make preservation happen, Slutzky was willing to wade into deep policy waters.
A gum-chewing Deeds told a crowd of about 15 supporters that he has "plenty of energy," and they responded with cheers.
For local jail inmates, going through an eight-week Re-entry program before being released can make a big difference in whether they wind up back in jail. C-VILLE reported in September on the New Beginnings Transitional Re-entry program, whose efficacy is confirmed in a newly released study, conducted by UVA’s Ann Loper and Kathryn Scheffel Fraser. […]
Is a photograph a straightforward document of reality? Hardly anyone thinks so anymore. In the art photography realm, it’s been nearly a century since artists like Alfred Steiglitz and Paul Strand—now firmly in the canon—began playing with the medium’s relationship to representation and truth. Students of the medium are well-accustomed to thinking about how fluid, […]
SEE MORE • For a complete photo gallery of the images from this month’s feature, click the "Photo Gallery" link at right. • For a slideshow of the project’s before images, click here. In a neighborhood like Fifeville, every old house is a potential dilemma. Many homes are in rough shape, and the neighborhood’s prime […]
The SELC and others populate Green Scene’s informal gallery of eco-winners. Plus, we throw one rotten tomato.
Everybody who entered ate at least 21 local foods in 21 days, so you know they were lovin’ them some meals.
The feasability study, approved earlier this year by the board and the City Council, will cost $343,778.
Although folks around here might associate this mining method only with West Virginia and Kentucky, it does in fact happen right here in our home state.
Compared with its most immediate peers, UVA is not exactly a shining star of greenness.
This Saturday is supposed to be a big day on this blue globe. Should you go to a local event, or think small instead?
At least six reasons why it’s good that VDOT axed the proposed road to Keswick.
In celebration of C-VILLE’s big Food & Drink issue, which comes out today, I hereby issue a Green Scene PSA about Art You Should Not Miss.
A line on a map, representing a road not likely to be built for decades, has nonetheless become a political hot potato in Albemarle.
Read about E. coli, a windmill made from trash and the latest boneheaded move by Orange County Supervisors.
The book’s main premise: Manhattan is a model of sustainable planning and development.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation has adopted (then suspended) new rules about runoff.
There are plenty of contentious issues at stake, but it was nonetheless a calm affair when dozens of Crozet residents turned out to Western Albemarle High School
To the likes of “Horse Enthusiast” and “University of North Carolina” (wtf?), the Virginia DMV may someday add “Vegetarian” to the list of specialty license plates available to drivers registering vehicles in the Commonwealth. Several veggie-minded groups are pushing to make the plates available as soon as April 2011. “Vegetarian” license plates? The Virginia […]
The Republican is scheduled to visit four elementary schools to discuss his role in the Virginia Legislature.