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Take-Out and Delivery Services

Check out the chart below to find out which restaurants in our community are offering takeout, curbside, and delivery service. We will do our best to keep this chart updated with the latest information, and will be making edits daily. Other resources include this list compiled by the Charlottesville…

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Temporary Hotel Discounts

The following hotels and businesses are offering special rates or have repurposed interior spaces in response to COVID-19: The Residence Inn by Marriott Charlottesville Downtown is offering an exclusive rate of $79.00 per night to medical professionals, staff, and first responders. Click this link…

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Temporary Hotel Closures

The following hotels and businesses have made the difficult decision to close in response to COVID-19. We will make updates daily: All Quirk Hotel Charlottesville services, restaurants, bars and galleries are temporarily suspended. The Graduate Hotel is temporarily closed. 200 South Street Inn is…

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Best Hikes in the Charlottesville Area

Downtown Charlottesville is a 25-minute drive from the southern end of Shenandoah National Park and the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway. It costs $30 per vehicle ($25 per motorcycle) to enter Shenandoah National Park, but the fee is well worth it. Because access is somewhat limited, the…

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Distilleries in Charlottesville

A preview of the best distilleries in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. A few great distilleries call Charlottesville home. The founders, distillers and principals are wonderful people. Expect to leave Ragged Branch, Vitae Spirits Distillery, or Spirit Lab Distilling with an expanded palate and…

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Live Music Preview, Fall 2019

The big-ticket items on the horizon are Lockn’ and The Festy. Lockn’ begins on Thursday, August 22 nd (a Thursday) and concludes August 25 th . Expect incredible sets. Expect exceptionally positive attitudes. If you would prefer to sleep in a bed at night, or take a long warm shower, or take a break…

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Shopping in Charlottesville and Albemarle County

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…

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