Whoos in Charlottesville: Wally Walker

Whoos in Charlottesville: Wally Walker

We called him “Wonderful Wally” for a reason. Miffed over the fact that he was left off the All-ACC first team that senior season, the 6-foot-7 forward lit up three nationally-ranked opponents in three nights en route to the Cavaliers’ championship. Walker capped off...
Making It Through Midsummers: A Charlottesville (Survival) Guide

Making It Through Midsummers: A Charlottesville (Survival) Guide

  Ah, Midsummers- the Easter’s of the post-80’s classes. A time for reunion, discovery, and some good-hearted debauchery, when the convenient parking spaces are all suddenly filled, and the corner bars come to life once again. Whether you’re an incoming first...
Wine Without The Drive: Where to Taste in Town

Wine Without The Drive: Where to Taste in Town

Sometimes, there’s too much on the schedule to make it out of town for a proper winery day, but that doesn’t mean you have to go without. Here’s our top 5 guide to tasting something great in town, without leaving the city limits.    Wineworks Extended by Michael...
A Perfect Day, Late Summer Charlottesville

A Perfect Day, Late Summer Charlottesville

It’s early, ish, the morning swelling up from that infamous cobblestone and waking the town as it rises. Call it eight-thirty; or nine; if you’re at one of the several hotels clustered downtown between the University and the Mall, you’re within striking distance. Wash...
Our Charlottesville Guide Pick 5 for CVille Restaurant Week

Our Charlottesville Guide Pick 5 for CVille Restaurant Week

  One of our favorite weeks of summer is finally here- Charlottesville Restaurant week! Amid the epic and eclectic spreads on offer this summer, we grabbed five favorites you really shouldn’t miss:    The Clifton (née Clifton Inn) Is re-opened, with a...
Today’s Favorite Wine

Today’s Favorite Wine

A smooth somellier, oenophile and worldwide traveler, guest contributor T.C. Whysal makes his home in Charlottesville and serves as GM for Red Pump Kitchen. Petit Manseng (“little manseng”),  one of the most diverse white grapes you may or may not have heard about,...
Where UVa Wahoo Legends go to Eat.

Where UVa Wahoo Legends go to Eat.

With all the great Charlottesvsille eateries to choose from, where do Wahoo legends go to dine and entertain? We frequently welcome back some of UVA’s greatest athletic heroes, and it’s no surprise they often bring a hearty appetite. “When I come back to town, I go to...
Those Odd Honors of Honors

Those Odd Honors of Honors

Every university has its traditions, and every university likes to believe that their traditions are the best. Luckily for attendees of The University, their way of doing things actually is the best, but I digress. Graduation is upon us, kids. Time to pound a bottle...
Mother’s Day at the Last Minute

Mother’s Day at the Last Minute

Every brunch is booked, Amazon won’t make it in time, and you’re at least a decade too old to come up with a macaroni painting and call it “art.” Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and here you are, empty handed, definitely about to lose your slot as Favorite...
Ten Rules for Living (kind of) Like Thomas Jefferson

Ten Rules for Living (kind of) Like Thomas Jefferson

Charlottesville has two indisputable heroic fixtures: Bodo’s Bagels and Thomas Jefferson. The finer laws of bagel ordering are well, albeit subtly, established– but how familiar are you with Jefferson’s rules to live by? Refined from two letters he wrote...