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University of Virginia will soon Unveil an Extraordinary Land Art Memorial

In late February the 8’ fences that surround its construction site will be removed to reveal one of the newest and most elegant architectural landscapes in the world, the University’s Memorial to Enslaved Laborers (MEL). The site officially opens on April 11.  On...

The Best Valentine’s Day Spots

It’s a badly kept secret that Charlottesville is a total hotspot for weddings- and rightly so, given the number of amazing vineyards, unfairly beautiful views, and blessed weather (65 in February, I mean...). It’s also full of nooks and crannies for one of the most...

Hoos in Town — Chris Slade

Chris Slade is one of the most popular players to ever grace Virginia’s Scott Stadium, and one of the program’s most successful. When George Welsh’s program signed both Slade and Tabb High School running back teammate Terry Kirby, who was the USA Today National Player...


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