6 Reasons to Visit the Charlottesville Area After the Inauguration!

January 18, 2017 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:32 PM

January 20, 2017 is an historic day for the nation, as the 45 th President of the United States of America will officially be sworn in to take office. Hundreds of thousands, if not even a million (or more) people are expected to attend this event and the festivities surrounding it in our nation's

16 Amazing Pictures From the Charlottesville Area in 2016!

December 30, 2016 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:13 PM

We all know the saying "A picture is worth a thousand words." While that expression may be true most of the time, when it comes to photos of Charlottesville & Albemarle County, we think they are worth way more than just a thousand words! Maybe a million, or a billion, or even a trillion ! You get the

First Night Virginia 2017: 5 Things You Need to Know!

December 27, 2016 12:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:30 AM

Christmas has already come and gone, which means the year 2016 will be wrapping up before we know it. But even though 2016 is winding down, the fun in the Charlottesville area is just starting to ramp up as we prepare for 2017! At the end of each year, a huge family-friendly celebration of the arts

3 Days in the Charlottesville Area: A Perfect Winter Vacation Getaway!

December 20, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 12:12 PM

The time has finally come. The beautiful and dazzling leaves have all fallen from their branches. The nights are a little longer. The days are a little colder. But winter is still an absolutely picture-perfect time to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County! In fact, a trip to the Charlottesville

5 Antiquing Hot Spots in the Charlottesville Area!

December 15, 2016 11:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: May 29, 2018 9:17 AM

If my record collection could talk, it would tell you that I love two things: Paul McCartney and antiquing. I often spend my Saturdays wandering around Charlottesville searching for records and vintage dresses, along with the hundreds of other random and unique knick-knacks that I never knew I

6 Spots to Enjoy National Cocoa Day in the Charlottesville Area!

December 9, 2016 4:00 PM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:21 PM

The days continue to cool off here in the Charlottesville area, which is another sure sign that winter is right around the corner! As we approach the holiday season and the shivering temperatures that come with this time of year, we are all going to be craving one thing - hot cocoa! But have no

7 of the Best Burger Joints in the Charlottesville Area!

December 6, 2016 5:00 PM by Tess McGough
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:42 PM

Is there really any comfort food like a burger and fries? This all-American meal is always a safe thing to order because, let’s be honest, there is no such thing as a bad burger. In fact, few things make me happier than a nice juicy burger, oozing with cheese, and other yummy toppings. The best part

Lighting of the Lawn 2016 - Did You Know?

November 29, 2016 9:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:38 PM

When tragedy strikes, it hits everybody in both similar and different ways. But one thing is certain - you will always find people coming together to reflect, remember, and re-build. After the September 11 th attacks of 2001, the people of Charlottesville gathered on The Lawn at the University of

9 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This December!

November 28, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 4, 2018 7:03 PM

It might be hard to believe, but the month of December is now upon us. Not only does the month of December signal the beginning of the end of 2016, but it also signals the beginning of a new season – winter! But just because the year may be drawing to a close, there’s still no shortage of things to

Fall Foliage Report - November 9, 2016

November 9, 2016 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:25 AM

Another fall foliage season is wrapping up in the Charlottesville area. That's not to say that you still won't find some assorted pockets of color scattered throughout the city and the county, but the main event is slowly, but surely wrapping up for another year. Conditions reached peak in