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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

9 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This December!

November 28, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:31 PM

It might be hard to believe, but the month of December is now upon us. Not only does the month of December signal the beginning of the end of 2016, but it also signals the beginning of a new season – winter! But just because the year may be drawing to a close, there’s still no shortage of things to
We've all heard the expression "a picture is worth a thousand words," and while that may be true for most things, we think that a picture of the Charlottesville area in the fall is worth a million words! Maybe even a billion, or a trillion! Whatever the picture-to-word-count ratio, there's no

Fall Foliage Report - November 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:25 AM

(Cover Photo Credit: Brent McGuirt Photography) What a difference a week makes! Last week, we were really starting to see hints of fall color, but in the seven days since our last fall foliage report, color has absolutely exploded! In fact, the last week brought this fall season's peak colors to the

The Top 5 Places for Leaf Peeping in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

September 22, 2016 9:15 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 PM

Ahhhh, autumn is finally here! And with the arrival of autumn, leaf peepers everywhere eagerly await the smorgasbord of color that will undoubtedly adorn the trees in Charlottesville & Albemarle County. This colorful cloak of leaves marks the end of another hot summer season, as the transition to

5 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County in September!

September 7, 2016 4:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:25 PM

Labor Day has come and gone, signaling the unofficial end of summer and the beginning of a vibrant fall season in central Virginia! September often features extremely pleasant weather in Charlottesville & Albemarle County and this weather implores us to get outdoors and take advantage of all the

Stay Local, Play Local: Snapping a Sensational C'ville Sunset

June 17, 2015 1:36 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 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

Central Virginia Events Honoring Veterans

November 10, 2014 2:00 PM by Samantha Tobias
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:42 PM

Besides these national chains generously offering discounts to military personnel including some to all customers, businesses in our local community are also honoring veterans this Tuesday. All events listed below are on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014, unless otherwise noted. A valid ID is

3 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville

August 26, 2014 10:00 AM by Karen Dawkins
Updated: February 25, 2018 8:50 PM

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