S-A-T-I-R-E IndyCar Series Announces Monument Avenue 400 (Tobacco Avenue)
The IndyCar Series will race along the Richmond street for the first time in May 2011, according to a press release from the Indianapolis-based organization. The start line will be placed at the J.E.B Stuart monument at Lombardy Street and run west before looping around the Arthur Ashe Jr. monument and heading back.
Norfolk OKs luxury apartments; neighbors plan protest (Virginian-Pilot)
The project, dubbed Promenade Pointe, will bring 187 luxury apartments to the waterfront near Norview Avenue and Tidewater Drive, currently the site of a vacant nursing home. The conflict echoes similar clashes in Highland Park last summer and Bay Oaks in 2007. Both cases resulted in the City Council reversing the rezoning it had approved.
Charlottesville Ice Park close to sold? (Daily Progress)
The Charlottesville Ice Park has moved a step toward being purchased and operated by a new owner instead of closing its doors.
Canada’s conservative approach to mortgage finance could provide model for U.S. (Washington Post)
As President Obama and other Group of 20 leaders gather in Toronto to continue the debate over ways to avoid future financial crises, they have a ready-made example in Canada, where a quaintly old-school approach to mortgage finance helped their host country avoid the worst of the recent turmoil.
How to Run a One-Person Business (Inc.)
Starting and running a business alone isn’t for everyone. If you’re up to the challenge, here are a few tips to make it work.
What’s in a Name? Sometimes, a Lawsuit (WSJ)
Small businesses sometimes run into scuffles playing off a larger company’s protected trademarks—resulting in legal battles they can ill afford. The first few graphs of the story are really interesting.