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NOVEMBER 16, 2020

As we open both indoor and outdoor seating, we want to ensure you that we have taken the necessary steps to create a safe space for both employees and guests. We have enacted the following protocols to maintain a safe environment: We established a floor plan that allows for significant distance between tables. Distancing starts at 6’ and is far… DETAILS

OCTOBER 22, 2020

By: Caroline Newman; Photos by Sanjay Suchak and Ziniu Chen As the sun set Wednesday night, a line of cars snaked through the winding roads of Albemarle County, past the homes of Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe to Morven Farm where, in a rolling field by the polo barns, an inflatable screen awaited. Several miles away, in the heart of Charlottesville,… DETAILS

OCTOBER 21, 2020

Charlottesville, VA (October 21, 2020) – Stony Point Development Group is pleased to announce the addition of Bee Conscious Baking Company, Springhouse Sundries and Manila Street as the newest merchants to open in the Dairy Market market hall, launching at the end of this year. Located in the historic Monticello Dairy building in downtown Charlottesville, Dairy Market is reviving a… DETAILS

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

Stony Point Development Group is pleased to announce the opening of The Milkman’s Bar in Charlottesville’s brand-new market hall, Dairy Market, launching Fall 2020. The newest addition to Wilson Richey’s Ten Course Hospitality group, The Milkman’s Bar, led by talented mixologists River Hawkins and Mike Stewart, will serve creative cocktails in a welcoming space that pays homage to classic 1950’s… DETAILS

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – September 22, 2020 – Virginia Film Festival officials have announced the launch of sales for the Virtual All Access Passes for the 2020 Festival, coming up from October 21-25. As previously announced, and in light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, this year’s Festival will feature a virtual format, while also offering safe and socially-distanced Drive-In Movies each… DETAILS

SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

Article from Charlottesville29 Though the pandemic has delayed the opening of Dairy Market, it has not prevented the budding food court on Preston Avenue from building an impressive list of tenants. The latest addition to go public is the ice cream parlor Moo Thru. Founded in 2010 by a multi-generational dairy farming family, Moo Thru churns ice cream from the milk of… DETAILS

JULY 28, 2020

A New Home for the Humanities in Virginia Announcing Plans to Open a Public Humanities Center in Charlottesville’s Historic Monticello Dairy Building Virginia Humanities has announced plans to relocate its headquarters in early 2021 to Dairy Central, Charlottesville’s historic former Monticello Dairy building at Grady and Preston avenues. More than an office, the new Virginia Humanities center and headquarters is… DETAILS

JUNE 8, 2020

Article by The DivaGals The world is changing for the better, and everyone is looking for ways to support black- and brown-owned businesses across the nation. Richmond, Va. has recently launched BLK RVA, a tourism campaign that highlights and celebrates the black cultural experience in the region, and along with the Black Restaurant Experience, showcasing African-American owned businesses and their local… DETAILS

JUNE 1, 2020

Article by Lale Arikoglu discussing the promise of food halls in a COVID-19 world. “We’re optimistic that food halls will be a rebuilding mechanism for chefs and restaurateurs,” says Phil Colicchio, who co-founded Colicchio Consulting, a consulting firm that advises developers on operating food halls. Read the full article here.  

MAY 11, 2020

Article by @charlottewords With construction still underway, Dairy Central’s Dairy Market could be open to the public by Labor Day. “We’re not trying to open too soon; that’s our tentative opening target right now,” said Chris Henry, president of Stony Point Design/Build, on the Sept. 4 target. The mixed-use project redevelops and repurposes what was formerly Monticello Dairy at the… DETAILS