I’ve started a new website, Charlottesville News Headlines. It’s just an aggregator for local media RSS feeds, a way to get the news at a glance.
Category Archives: Charlottesville
cvillenews.com redesigned for its sixth anniversary.
After a good bit of work over the past couple of weeks I launched a revamped cvillenews.com this evening, on the occasion of its sixth anniversary. Following the example set by the growing ranks of community blogs in Virginia, I’ve added more emphasis on community — Flickr photos and prominent links to local blogs chief …
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Shared offices for geekery.
I love the idea of renting a desk at a community office space. I’m generally happy to work at home, as I do, but sometimes I’d benefit from working around other geeks. I’d pay $100/month to have access to a desk two days a week, during business hours, using a reservation system to make sure …
RR&TFB tour diary continued.
Brian is touring with Robert Randolph and the Family Band again — follow his adventures through his blog.
Robert Randolph tour diary.
C’ville blogger Brian is maintaining a diary while he’s touring with Robert Randolph and the Family Band.
What he did for Brown.
C’ville blogger “Wags” provides his account of working at the UPS distribution center for a few weeks, and it’s pretty interesting. (Via Sean Tubbs)
Bob Brink writes about congestion in Charlottesville. It gets worse all the time. Five years ago a mention of “rush hour” around here was a punchline. Now it’s a reality, and there’s no clear way to address the problem. Don’t miss Bob’s blogmates’s explanation of bill filing deadlines and strategies.
“The intense light would blister the skin.”
C’ville City Councilor for Dave Norris on The World’s Largest Searchlight and Monticello. Dave has an enormous collection of vintage postcards portraying Charlottesville, and he’s writing about them on his blog. I’m really enjoying it.
Two bits of C’ville news.
I’ve had a lot to write about lately on one of my other blogs, cvillenews.com, and some of y’all might be interested in two of those stories. The first is that some Christianists are all in a lather that a pagan flier was sent home with school kids…but it was only sent home because Jerry …
Our newest foster, Lady Bird.
This is Lady Bird, a purebred tri-color beagle. We took her in from the SPCA a week ago Sunday, and she’ll be living with us for a while, hopefully until she finds a home. She’s a sweet old girl. Though there’s no telling how old she really is, her front teeth are worn down to …