Sunday, February 28, 2010

Beaux Arts Galleria

One of the businesses on E. Roanoke St. sells furniture and accessories.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Main Lee Art

A new art gallery opened today. It is at the corner of Main and Lee streets. It has studios for artists.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Jewish Center

The Jewish Community Center.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Town Council Chamber

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County sponsored a lecture. It was held at the Town Council meeting room.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Souvlaki Restaurant

A wonderful Greek-style restaurant, Souvlaki has been in Blacksburg "forever." It is in the arts district.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Elementary school doorway

This elementary school seems to be using the butterfly as part of the mascot for the students. They may be the Beeks Butterflies since it is Margaret Beeks Elementary School.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Construction Crane

Still a lot of construction.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Power plant

The University produces power at this plant.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Another view of square building

Just a quiet day on West Roanoke St.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Quiet Main St.

This scene is just to keep track of the seasons at the middle of downtown.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Golf course

This is a view of the first tee at the Virginia Tech Golf Course.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Ice from the roof

The ice melts a little then freezes again. It is not melting.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Mardi Gras

The day before the Liturgical season of Lent, some celebrated Mardi Gras.

Monday, February 15, 2010

High School Roof Collapsed

Saturday night, the roof of the high school gym collapsed probably due to the weight of the snow. The women's basketball team saw some structure failure during its afternoon practice and left the gym. No one was in the gym when the complete collapse happened.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Posters in a window

Downtown businesses often feature posters to publicize events.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Ice on the Duck Pond

The Duck Pond has frozen, but not very much.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Signs in a shop

One of the newer businesses is a convenience store on Main St. (but the snow is still visible reflected in its window.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Mill stone

One of the mill stones that are used for decorations now.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Gray Day

Though it may seem as if there is no color in this photograph, it was just that kind of day in Blacksburg.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Snow on the deck

A couple more inches and no melting.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Blue ice

The sun shining made it look as if "diamonds had been scattered everywhere," said my friend describing today.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

The Cafe at Champs

A restaurant on the new Farmers Market Square. It is possible football fans are watching the SuperBowl there.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Snow removers working again

Enough snow! This is Virginia.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Conditions Today

These snow removers did try to keep the driveway clear.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Restaurant on Jackson St.

The outdoor seating, with the umbrella, seems ready for customers. The snow on the sidewalk, not so much.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Farmers Market in snow

Maybe the community has control of the snow.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

No tracks in snow

Sometimes, Blacksburg residents don't want to go out in the snow...such as now.

Monday, February 1, 2010

St Mary's Roman Catholic Church

After the snow, the sky was clear.