Reupping this story from April. This encounter has stuck with me. In early January I was returning a gift, and tried to get it put back on my wife’s credit card, which I didn’t have….
What if … the only available public spaces to freely assemble are private?
The forthcoming Market Plaza in Downtown Charlottesville is going to be a massive project,
Market Plaza will feature 68 residential units, 55,000 square feet of office space and 10,000 square feet of retail space.
The city market will operate in an open-air plaza for as many as two days a week in the south-west quadrant. The plaza will be rented by the city for those days and will be managed by the developer for the rest.
And what of The Hookâ€™s website? There are 12 years of vital, historically significant news coverage there, available to anybody using Google. The loss of that archiveâ€”like the once-deep web-based archives of The Cavalier Daily, WINA, and The Observerâ€”would be terrible. Whatâ€™s the plan to maintain that?
There has to be a plan – even a community plan – to fund the archives’ existence in perpetuity.
TEDx is coming to Charlottesville 15 November 2013. n Friday, November 15th 2013, TEDxCharlottesville will host its first TEDx event, â€œThe Difference That Makes a Differenceâ€ at The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Virginia with a…