Author: Tess McGough

5 Antiquing Hot Spots in the Charlottesville Area!

December 15, 2016 11:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:20 PM

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: January 21, 2018 4:22 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: January 22, 2018 11:49 AM

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

5 Things You Don't Want to Miss at the 2016 Virginia Film Festival!

October 31, 2016 4:00 PM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:31 PM

(Cover Photo Credit: arts.virginia.edu) The fall season continues to zip right along - and with November's arrival, that means three things for the Charlottesville area: food, family, and the Virginia Film Festival! This year’s festival is right around the corner and with more than 120 different

5 Festive Fall Treats for the Taste Buds in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

October 27, 2016 2:00 PM by Tess McGough
Updated: April 11, 2018 12:03 PM

(Cover Photo - Carter Mountain Apple Cider Donuts - Photo Credit: www.irresistiblepets.com) I have a major sweet tooth, and when fall rolls around and the holidays start approaching, indulging in all of the seasonal desserts around Charlottesville and Albemarle County is the first thing on my mind.

6 Frightfully Fun Things To Do In Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

October 19, 2016 10:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:14 PM

An eerie yellow moon hangs in the sky each evening, the nights are getting longer, and the jack-o-lanterns are beginning to light up all throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County. With Halloween fast approaching, several spooky events around the area are gearing up to deliver the people of

5 Places For Pumpkin Pickin' Perfection In The Charlottesville Area!

October 12, 2016 10:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:23 PM

October in Charlottesville is here! Just the thought of colorful scenery, warm ciders, and the beginning of scarf season puts a smile on my face. With October's arrival comes the beginning of Halloween celebrations: scary movies, costumes, and my personal favorite - picking a pumpkin! Choosing the