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FEBRUARY 8, 2023

February 8, 2023 By: Katherine Schwartz for The Georgetowner Charlottesville: For Foodies & Lovers In the coming months, as the cold subsides and leaves start to go green, take a weekend trip to Charlottesville, Virginia, about a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Washington, D.C., to find some peace, quiet and love. Combine your love of food, wine and hiking and explore Thomas… DETAILS

JANUARY 13, 2023

January 13, 2023 By: Elizabeth from Drift Cville The world may have reopened but I am still working from home. I love it but it can be challenging as someone who loves being around people. As a result, I often find myself thinking about happy hours much more often than I used to. There is something really appealing about getting… DETAILS

JANUARY 5, 2023

January 5, 2023 By: Maria Sonnenberg for FLORIDA TODAY A trip to this Virginia city offers history, horseback riding, dining and shopping, too Try as he could, Thomas Jefferson never managed to encourage vitis vinifera, aka grapevines, to grow at his beloved Monticello. That was unfortunate, since the Founding Father so enjoyed his vin that he yearly imported from France… DETAILS

DECEMBER 30, 2022

December 30, 2022 By: Brenna Kiefner CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Fifty percent of all traffic deaths on New Year’s Eve involve drunk drivers. “So, we’re really kind of in that danger zone when it comes in respect to drunk driving,” said David Irvine with the Allen and Allen law firm. This year, Allen and Allen is distributing Uber gift… DETAILS

DECEMBER 28, 2022

December 28, 2022 By: Elizabeth from Drift Cville Mocktails in Charlottesville for Dry January Charlottesville is a town where it’s easy to imbibe. There are a ton of breweries, wineries and distilleries to choose from and I won’t lie – sometimes I enjoy a fun afternoon of getting a little in the cups over a glass of wine with my… DETAILS

DECEMBER 12, 2022

December 12, 2022 By: Renée Sklarew Home to the Monticello Wine Trail with dozens of wineries, the Charlottesville area is an oenophile’s dream As a traveler who loves wine, I’m driving to Charlottesville on this late-September day to visit Virginia’s wine and culinary capital. The sun’s rays peek over the horizon, lighting the golden fields and wildflowers that flank undulating… DETAILS

OCTOBER 19, 2022

October 19, 2022 by Will Ham  A noodle move A new dining spot with a familiar face is moo-ving into the lineup at Dairy Market. Basta Pasta, an original concept kitchen from Dino Hoxha (the chef behind Dairy Market’s Dino’s Wood-fired Pizza & Grill) offers homemade, artisanal pastas with many combinations of shapes, sauces, and flavors, and fully vegan options. Basta… DETAILS

OCTOBER 5, 2022

October 5, 2022 | By Kathryn Young ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital is holding events in the coming weeks to raise money for women’s health initiatives. The Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation hosts events throughout the year, but October events honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This October, the annual Martha’s Market will be taking place next weekend,… DETAILS

OCTOBER 3, 2022

October 3, 2022 | By Gretchen Stenger CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Dolly Parton’s nonprofit organization, Imagination Library, has partnered with Quick Start Tennis of Central Virginia and the Charlottesville Rotary Club. Along with the University of Virginia, they aim to ensure kids under the age of five are able to have books. The organizations held fundraisers at the Dairy… DETAILS