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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,

Mac & Cheese Week in Cville

March 14, 2016 11:00 AM by Bri Warner
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:41 PM

So, our neighbors of the north (aka Canada) have decided to make this week Mac and Cheese week. We thought "what an awesome idea"! In celebration of this (important) "holiday," we have decided to share a (non-exhaustive) list of some of our favorite places that serve this decadent dish in

5 Unique Ways to Celebrate LOVE in Charlottesville

February 12, 2016 3:00 PM by Bri Warner
Updated: May 29, 2018 4:05 PM

Okay, so you've done the flowers and chocolate thing in the past. You've even gotten your special someone a stuffed animal, one year. Now what? How can you wow your Valentine this year? Gifts are nice, but spending time together doing something wonderful provides memories for years to come. Here are

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: Snapping a Sensational C'ville Sunset

June 17, 2015 1:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 26, 2018 12:18 PM

Let's face it. Technology has turned us all into photographers. These days, nearly all of the latest gizmos and gadgets also double up as surprisingly effective and convenient cameras. These devices are capable of capturing anything and everything our hearts desire, from those pictures of our

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the River

May 27, 2015 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 24, 2018 9:22 PM

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the River Location: Scottsville, Virginia - Albemarle County Drive Time From Charlottesville: Approximately 30 minutes After a long, cold winter, warmer weather has finally arrived in central Virginia! As the days continue to get increasingly hotter and muggier,

Valentine's Weekend in Charlottesville

February 3, 2015 9:00 AM by Kayla Elder
Updated: June 26, 2018 12:47 PM

There's no better place to be on Valentine's Day than in Virginia! We all know Virginia is for lovers, so let us help you and your lover plan the perfect Valentine's Day in Charlottesville. With more than 30 different wi neries and breweries , you and your significant other can sip your way around

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