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Monticello by Dana Cloud

August 7, 2014 1:00 PM by Dana Cloud
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:55 AM

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

A Peachy Proposition by Brantley Ussery

July 31, 2014 12:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:35 PM

The dog days of summer have finally arrived in central Virginia. Love 'em or hate 'em, they're here to stay for at least a few more weeks. Of course that means there's no shortage of heat, humidity, and the inevitable sky-high electric bills. Besides the heat, there's something else that is quite

A Morning at the City Market by Shuree Hohn

July 28, 2014 12:00 PM by Shuree Hohn
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:35 PM

Almost every Saturday we wake up, grab our tote bag and head down to the city market to fill up on produce for the week! Spending our Saturday mornings at the market has turned into one of my favorite Charlottesville traditions. It is always full of interesting sights, smells and great local goods.
A local's guide to Charlottesville's best things to do this summer for every day of the week. Looking for the best things to do in Charlottesville this summer? As a local, it is easy to fall into the trap of monotony: doing the same thing every weekend. But with this 7-day guide, you can experience