Covid-19 Shutdown offers an opportunity for wine tasting and touring from home. Charlottesville is wine country. Even though visiting your favorite vineyards will have to wait until after the coronavirus is beaten back, there’s no reason you can’t experience some of this season’s batch of wines- from the comfort of home. Read on for a who’s-who of virtual winetastings. Keswick Vineyards
A visit to Monticello is food for your mind! But what about food for your belly? If you’ve worked up an appetite touring Charlottesville’s most famous destination, fear not: you won’t go hungry for long. Here’s our recommendation on great restaurants nearby Thomas Jefferson’s “Little Mountain.”
If you’ve spent any time in the chaos of a big-box store’s toy aisle recently, you’ll really appreciate that curation when you walk into Shenanigans- a boutique toy shopping experience where everything on the shelves is hand selected, quality, and guaranteed to please.
With this summer heating up, it's only fair that we here at the Charlottesville Guide settle a hotly contested debate: who has the best ice cream in Charlottesville? We've got some suggestions for you to try and see yourself! Here's our list of the creamiest, tastiest, most addictive ice cream shops in C-ville. Best Ice Cream in Charlottesville Chaps Surely a fan favorite
Nearly three decades have passed since John Crotty last laced up his shoes for Virginia basketball, but he still owns the Cavaliers’ records for career assists (683), single-season assists (214), 10-assist games (13), and tied for single-game assists (14, twice).
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 ground once fallowed but now hallowed, alongside The Corner on a line to The Rotunda, the site represents
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 of the Year, Welsh predicted that in four years it might be Slade who made the
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 ambition was to create a support group for their kind – that is, Women dedicated to making a living in food. Today, CWIF counts
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 own. “I wanted to veer away from scary,” said sound designer *Michael Moxham, and
There are a few tried and true resolutions that roll around every new year- which tells me that we all have a little more in common than we think. Trying to stick with one of the most popular resolutions this 2020? Here’s how to do it in Charlottesville. Exercise more. Exercise always feels like a good idea when you’re clinking glasses on
It’s the holiday season, which means your house is probably covered with bits of wrapping paper, cookie-flour, and glitter more stubborn than the winter cough the entire town has been trying to kick since Thanksgiving. Some of us get to leave all that behind and head to grandma’s house for the week. This blog is for the brave souls