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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SPRINT PAVILION TO UNDERGO CONSTRUCTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 22, 2018 SPRINT PAVILION TO UNDERGO CONSTRUCTION Replacement of original fabric roof to start November 1st (Charlottesville) The Sprint Pavilion will be undergoing construction this winter to replace the original fabric roof. This work will involve shutting off pedestrian access thru the venue during the construction period from the first…

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Dewberry’s Rat Hotel: Could the Charlottesville eyesore cause serious injury?

The infamous Rat Hotel in Boston was a deteriorating, crappy dive back in the 1970s and 80s, but at least it hosted bands like the Cars, Talking Heads, the B-52s, The Ramones, and The Police. Our deteriorating, crappy Rat Hotel just hosts rats. According to sources who work close to Atlanta-based developer John Dewberry’s “Landmark”…

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2018 Best of the DTM Awards

Downtown Mall aficionados have spoken! Here are the 2018 winners. DTM’s Best Coffee Shop 1st Place – Mudhouse
 2nd Place – Java Java Cafe
 3rd Place – Lone Light/Pie Chest DTM’s Best Retail Shop 1st Place – O’suzannah
 2nd Place – Rock Paper Scissors
 3rd Place – Consignment House DTM’s Best Music/Night Spot 1st Place…

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Responding to A12: DTM public art prize draws entries from around the world

After the events of August 12 last year, Bushman Dreyfus Architects sought to address the idea of monuments and memorials in contemporary civic life by creating the BDA Prize design and ideas competition, inviting architects, artists, and designers to come up with works of public art or architecture that would address some of the many…

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