The 4th of July in Charlottesville: A Comprehensive Guide

June 27, 2019 1:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: June 28, 2019 10:47 AM

Charlottesville goes all-out for the 4 th of July! There are parades everywhere, but the 4 th in Charlottesville is an experience . We’ll hit the highlights, then get into the nitty-gritty. Sound good? Let’s start with the best view around: Carter Mountain Orchard ’s Happy Birthday, America! event is

Shopping in Charlottesville and Albemarle County

June 6, 2019 2:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: June 6, 2019 3:18 PM

Here in Cville we don’t have anything like the Mall of America. We don’t have a fashion district either. The malls we do have are nothing to write home about, unless we’re talking about the Downtown Mall , the pedestrian kind, smack-dab in the middle of Charlottesville, a half-mile of patio dining,

Patio Dining on the Downtown Mall

April 29, 2019 3:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: May 1, 2019 5:03 PM

Patio Dining on the Downtown Mall: Below is a comprehensive list of restaurants and cafes with patio seating on Charlottesville's downtown mall. Try something new! Whiskey Jar El Bebedero Mudhouse View this post on Instagram We are open and full of love!

Things to Do This Spring

March 25, 2019 10:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: March 25, 2019 1:23 PM

2019 Spring Activities in Charlottesville It’s warm again! Visit! Tom Tom Summit & Festival is upon us. This weeklong celebration features a wide array of mixers and keynote speakers but, more importantly, it’s fun . There’s live music all week. It’s a celebration of culture and community

Winter Weekends in Charlottesville: A Comprehensive Guide

February 22, 2019 12:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: February 22, 2019 12:50 PM

First, a tip: when the students are here, Charlottesville is as it should be seen. The sidewalks are full. So are the libraries. Yes, this means there’s a little more traffic—but you’re right, Charlottesville rush hours are nothing compared to Northern Virginia’s. Even when everyone’s here, there

Free Things to Do in Charlottesville

January 11, 2019 12:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: January 11, 2019 12:45 PM

Exploring Charlottesville on a budget is easy. The heart of the city is connected by the Free Trolley , which has stops along the Downtown Mall and all throughout the University of Virginia. Walking down Main Street is doable, but if it’s frigid or sweltering, the Free Trolley is the way to go. The

2019 JPJ Men's Basketball Guide

January 2, 2019 3:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: January 2, 2019 4:27 PM

See the Hoos at home. The John Paul Jones Arena is electric. Slightly biased UVa graduates will tell you that it's just as thunderous as Cameron Indoor Stadium. The ACC is PARTICULARLY good this year (a total of SIX teams rank among the AP Top 25). Point being: if you have been meaning to go to more

Cville's Coziest Indoor Dining

December 4, 2018 4:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: December 4, 2018 5:10 PM

Rain, wind and snow make the following establishments—selected for their atmosphere, intimacy and unique features—that much more inviting. Alley Light Everyone needs to go to Alley Light at least once in their lives. It’s a tad pricey, but well worth a visit. Harry Potter enthusiasts have compared

Indoor Cville Dining Part 1

November 9, 2018 2:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: November 9, 2018 3:18 PM

Rain, wind and snow make the following establishments—selected for their atmosphere, intimacy and unique features—that much more inviting. Ivy Inn The dining areas here are intimate and romantic. And no, it’s not a hotel. The menu consists of locally-inspired seasonal American cuisine. We hear