Comfort Food. Food Therapy. Lovin’ Spoonful.

  Three years ago, when Phyllis Hunter, Melissa Close, and Gail Hobbs Page — three women handy with skillets, schedules, and southern hospitality — organized a group of like-minded colleagues to form Charlottesville Women in Food (CWIF), their...

Looking Glass at the IX Park

  If the title immediately calls Alice in Wonderland to mind, you’re not far off base. Like Lewis Carroll’s fever dream of a book, the new interactive gallery space at IX Park is decidedly trippy. Walk in, and it’s like walking outside into a world not quite your...
2020 Local Gift Guide – Made In Charlottesville

2020 Local Gift Guide – Made In Charlottesville

  In Fashion: This belt from Wiley Brothers Belts—their classic 4-loop hoof pick, made of vegetable-tanned English leather, is the Wiley Brother’s signature, reflecting their equestrian background (the brothers grew up on a Virginia horse farm) and has become a...
Thanksgiving Recipes from Michie Tavern

Thanksgiving Recipes from Michie Tavern

Despite the already-decked halls around Charlottesville, there’s still a holiday left between today and Christmas. It’s a day when the people of Charlottesville gather together, share stories and some good-natured ribbing, and eat some turkey. That’s right, it’s the...
Hoos in Charlottesville – Al Groh

Hoos in Charlottesville – Al Groh

‘   (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another in a monthly series about former University of Virginia athletes and coaches, and what they do, where they go, when they return for visits to their old college town, Charlottesville) In 2000, when Al Groh resigned as head...
Potter’s Craft Cider Has a New “Tasting Chapel”

Potter’s Craft Cider Has a New “Tasting Chapel”

We connected with Tim Edmond and Dan Potter, the founders from Potter’s Craft Cider, as they get ready to launch their new tasting “Chapel” at Neve Hall, and they gave us a really terrific history lesson on both their company and the new location....
Love & Chill with Wilco at Sprint Pavilion on Nov 8th.

Love & Chill with Wilco at Sprint Pavilion on Nov 8th.

Wilco played two dozen crowd-pleasing numbers to the delight of fans last night at Charlottesville’s Sprint Pavilion. Issued from this incredibly tight band fronted by one of America’s most talented singer-songwriters, Jeff Tweedy, each song was a familiar anthem of...
Rip Cathcart: Redefining the High End

Rip Cathcart: Redefining the High End

To a passerby, Rip Cathcart looks exactly as one might expect a real estate magnate to look. At 6’5”, he cuts quite a silhouette, and it’s easy to imagine him driving a hard-line negotiation, dwarfing a cold, wooden boardroom. Today, though, the boardroom in the...