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Charlottesville Council hears concerns regarding McIntire Plaza intersection

Charlottesville City Council held a rare outdoor meeting Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Harris Street and McIntire Road to hear from McIntire Plaza business owners concerned about vehicular access to their storefronts. The owners say construction of a new sidewalk and bike lane as part of the Meadow Creek Parkway interchange project will hurt, […]

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Neighbors updated on Meadow Creek Parkway interchange

Residents living near the Meadow Creek Parkway interchange construction project got a chance to share their concerns with the Charlottesville City Council and city staff at a briefing last week. “We really appreciate your patience and tolerance because I know that living in the middle of a construction zone has got to be miserable,” Jim […]

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Planning for McIntire botanical garden continues

Portions of Charlottesville’s McIntire Park are currently orange as crews carve out  red-clay dirt for a roadway, but planning is underway for a green future after construction is completed. “We’re trying to strategically align ourselves so that we’re ready,” said Helen Flamini, president of the McIntire Botanical Garden’s board of directors.   The nonprofit group […]

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Soundboard 11-16-2012 – Charlottesville’s news straight from the source

Soundboard: Charlottesville’s news straight from the source. A collaborative local news radio program by WTJU 91.1 FM, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and C-Ville Weekly. Each Friday from 9-10 AM, tune in to hear area journalists and guests discuss local news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. Whether we’re talking about city politics, scientific innovations, or the local music scene, […]

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Supervisors seek more options for parkway landscaping

Now that Albemarle County’s portion of the Meadow Creek Parkway is complete, the county is preparing to allocate $235,000 for landscaping for the linear park that is required to be built along the roadway. “Part of the Meadow Creek Parkway compromise [with the City Council] was that the Virginia Department of Transportation would buy replacement […]