Category - Stay Local, Play Local

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

Cville Boasts THREE Escape Rooms

November 2, 2018 10:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: November 2, 2018 1:17 PM

It’s getting colder. Escape rooms are heated. Also fun. And there are THREE of them here in Charlottesville. Try one. Try them all! Bring the family. Corral the office. Coax your friends. If you want to ~escape~ without any strangers in the room, make sure to bring enough of a crew with you. Check

Highlights of the 2018 Virginia Film Festival

October 25, 2018 11:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: October 25, 2018 12:16 PM

This year’s festival, November 1-4, will include more than 150 films and over 100 industry guests . Perhaps the most notable of these guests is Cristoph Waltz, who will appear Saturday, November 3 rd at 1:00 PM at the Paramount Theater for A Tribute to Christoph Waltz . The BEST WAY to navigate the

9 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This Summer

June 1, 2018 3:00 PM by Ellen Sewell
Updated: July 5, 2018 1:20 PM

Things are heating up in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, and there is no shortage of things to do that will quench your thirst, fill your belly, cool you off and stimulate your mind. The final school bell is about to ring, so pack up and head out to the Charlottesville area where there is

Kayak Like a Local: A Day on the James River!

August 9, 2016 9:00 AM by Gina Weigold
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:19 PM

Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or even if you're from the Charlottesville – Albemarle County area, have you ever thought of a day trip on the water? Whether its kayaking, tubing, canoeing or even swimming, there are so many options that you can incorporate into your aquatic adventure! I had

A Tour Around the World in Charlottesville, Part 2

August 5, 2016 10:00 AM by Rachel Wiener
Updated: June 4, 2018 7:56 PM

Hey everyone, remember a few weeks ago when we traveled to Spain, Italy and France? Well it’s time again to pack up your stuff and follow me on a worldwide culinary trip without even leaving Charlottesville and Albemarle County! This week we’ll be hitting Mexico and South America, India, Turkey and

5 Ways to Cool Off in Charlottesville and Albemarle County

July 6, 2016 1:00 PM by Gina Weigold
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:17 PM

Visiting central Virginia during the summer months surely does provide some beautiful scenery, but if you're concerned about the summer heat, have no fear! What better way to spend a hot summer day in Charlottesville and Albemarle County,

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the Beach

July 21, 2015 1:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 24, 2018 9:07 PM

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the Beach In the summer months, there are few places more popular than the beach. This salty-air sanctuary provides a respite from the hot and humid conditions that come along with the season. Luckily, Virginia borders the majestic and refreshing Atlantic Ocean, so

Stay Local, Play Local: Fireworks for the Fourth!

June 30, 2015 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 26, 2018 12:13 PM

Our day of independence is almost at hand. Yes, July 4 th is a day when we, as Americans, come together to celebrate our independence and freedoms. It's a day that also falls during the height of summer. During these hot, muggy, and sometimes stormy days, we are always looking for ways to celebrate