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APRIL 25, 2022

The 15 Best Things to Do in Charlottesville, VA April 25, 2022 / By Justine Lopez Charlottesville may be small, but it sure does pack a punch when it comes to fun things to do! It’s no secret that C’ville is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and just 30 minutes from… DETAILS

APRIL 22, 2022

Known for scenic wineries and steeped in early American history, Charlottesville, Virginia has a simmering food scene that’s totally worthy of a road trip. In a town where many of the best restaurants are known as ‘institutions,’ new faces and new flavors are making their presence felt in a surprising variety of delicious ways. From the bold Oaxacan menu at… DETAILS

APRIL 21, 2022

Enjoy destination dining, local wine, history, and art in the vibrant mountainside city of Charlottesville April 21, 2022 / By Jennifer Senator A weekend getaway itinerary for this energetic Virginia city at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Shenandoah National Park, Charlottesville, Virginia, is perhaps best known as the… DETAILS

APRIL 20, 2022

Celebrating Diversity in Charlottesville with the Discover Black Cville Trail April 20, 2022 / By Taryn White Charlottesville is more than just a college town or the home of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Recognizing the need for more open dialogues about race, history, diversity, and inclusivity, the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau (CACVB) created Discover Black Cville, a community-led initiative that promotes… DETAILS

APRIL 13, 2022

Creativity, innovation, diversity, and deliciousness are the hallmarks of America’s seven most exciting up-and-coming destinations for food lovers. Plus, we shine a light on four smaller cities punching well above their weight with their vibrant food and drink scenes. It’s an exciting time for food in America. The culinary landscape in cities big and small around the country has matured… DETAILS

MARCH 19, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The Free Book Bus is pairing up with Charlottesville’s Dairy Market for the month of March. Every Monday the bus will be parked outside – ready to hand out books. People of all ages can choose one free book to take home with them. Visitors of the Dairy Market can add one dollar to their dairy… DETAILS

OCTOBER 19, 2021

By Kelly Magyarics | October 19, 2021 More than a college town, this city provides posh wineries, horseback tours, and hotels for an over-the-top getaway. With classic architecture, American history, world-class wines, and exciting new places to dine, drink, and shop, this college town more than makes the grade for a pampered sojourn. Stay Here Keswick Hall This posh resort… DETAILS

OCTOBER 6, 2021

By Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association | October 6, 2021 VRLTA Announces Winners of 2021 Ordinary Awards, Celebrating the Best of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Restaurant Lodging and Travel Association (VRLTA) celebrated the best of the hospitality and tourism industry during the 2021 Ordinary Awards presentation and dinner at the Omni Richmond Hotel… DETAILS

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

By Michele Herrmann | September 29, 2021 Prior to the pandemic, food halls were the fastest growing food trend and the hottest retail concept, and not even Covid-19 has stopped their march forward. These sprawling local marketplaces grew tenfold from 2010 to 2019, when they peaked with 223, according to a May 2020 report from Cushman & Wakefield. Seventy-five percent of them… DETAILS


By Tim Wendel | September 2, 2021 Charlottesville residents have very strong opinions about food. When my wife and I moved there from Northern Virginia three years ago, every single person we met told us which restaurants we had to try. It was sort of a “Welcome to C’ville—now start eating” greeting. Post-pandemic, the city remains a great place for… DETAILS