Tag - Virginia

5 Unique Ways to Celebrate LOVE in Charlottesville

February 12, 2016 3:00 PM by Bri Warner
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:33 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: January 22, 2018 11:59 AM

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 11:34 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 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

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

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day of Sipping in Central Virginia

June 12, 2015 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 12:02 PM

As of this writing, summer may not have "officially" arrived, but for those living in central Virginia, we all know that's merely a technicality. Speaking of technicalities, as a meteorologist I can tell you that summer doesn't officially arrive until the sun is directly overhead at the Tropic of

Valentine's Weekend in Charlottesville

February 3, 2015 9:52 AM by Kayla Elder
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 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: January 22, 2018 11:47 AM

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: 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

Peachy Summer Days by Brian Mellott

August 21, 2014 2:00 PM by Brian Mellott
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:58 AM

Typically, our Saturdays are pretty booked up during the summer. If we aren't out on vacation or visiting grandparents, we are trying to catch up on housework and yardwork that we didn't get to while we were on vacation or visiting the grandparents. With three little ones, there's always something