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DTM gets iconic designation

The Virginia Chapter of The American Society of Landscape Architects announced today that it is designating the Charlottesville Downtown Mall as a “2012 Iconic Landscape.” But you already knew that. Still, at 12pm on Thursday, October 4, at the 3rd Street, NE on the Mall, there will be a ceremony with talks about the Mall…

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Farewell, Preston Coiner

A lovely tribute to DTM lover Preston Coiner from Steve Trumbull and his Charlottesville Then & Now blog: “Preston Coiner loved the downtown area of Charlottesville and lived, worked and owned commercial property here. He loved to walk the downtown mall and chats with passers-by, many of whom he knew personally but plenty of others…

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Ben Arthur comes to The Garage

The Hook–Though now a resident of New York City, the thirty-nine year-old Harrisonburg native has deep roots in Charlottesville. As an undergraduate at the University of Virginia, Arthur studied music, anthropology, business, and poetry as an interdisciplinary Echols Scholar. He became a familiar name playing his singer-songwriter standards in the music venues and coffee shops…

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