Posts from August 2014

Labyrinths In Charlottesville by Tricia Wilson

August 26, 2014 12:00 PM by Tricia Wilson
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:34 PM

Visitors and locals alike do not want for things to do in Charlottesville. Besides being home to the estates two US Presidents and driving distance to the mansion of a third, it boasts a myriad a wineries, breweries, and cideries, and is home to several museums and sites on the National Register.

3 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville

August 26, 2014 10:00 AM by Karen Dawkins
Updated: May 29, 2018 9:16 AM

Virginia is home to many great vacation destinations from Williamsburg to Washington, from Virginia Beach to Shenandoah National Park. One of her greatest gems is Charlottesville, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and beloved home of Thomas Jefferson. I've lived only three hours

Peachy Summer Days by Brian Mellott

August 21, 2014 2:00 PM by Brian Mellott
Updated: June 24, 2018 8:19 PM

Typically, our Saturdays are pretty booked up during the summer. If we aren't out on vacation or visiting grandparents, we are trying to catch up on housework and yardwork that we didn't get to while we were on vacation or visiting the grandparents. With three little ones, there's always something

Cville Niche Goes on a Wine Tour

August 19, 2014 1:00 PM by Cville Niche
Updated: June 24, 2018 6:42 PM

On a bright Sunday morning, a duo of Cville Niche staff - Linnea White and myself - set out on a wine tour hosted by Monticello Wine Tour & Coach Co. to see what the buzz is all about. We tasted some wonderful wine, enjoyed a beautiful day, and, perhaps best of all, networked with new local-lovin'

Girls Getaway in Charlottesville, VA by Karen Dawkins

August 13, 2014 3:00 PM by Karen Dawkins
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:10 PM

A mom's work is never done! The minute we think we're caught up, one of the kids throws up on their clean clothes. We cook a scrumptious dinner then tackle the stacks of dishes in the kitchen. Throw in car-pooling, doctors' visits and homework and it's a wonder we survive a week - much less 18

A Day of Play in Southern Albemarle by Rachael Palm

August 7, 2014 3:00 PM by Rachael Palm
Updated: June 4, 2018 7:09 PM

A summer day filled with nothing but fun ? In Charlottesville and the surrounding area? Oh, my... the possibilities... where to begin? Well, since I currently live in southern Albemarle County, I figure I'm going to start there. The southern part of this beautiful county is chock-full of fun,

Monticello by Dana Cloud

August 7, 2014 1:00 PM by Dana Cloud
Updated: June 24, 2018 8:07 PM

Monticello...it sounds like it could be a flavor of gelato or an Italian city. Well, not quite. Monticello is the home of our country's third President, Thomas Jefferson. The land on which this lovely estate is situated is found on a mountain top just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. This was