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10 Fun Michael’s Bistro Facts

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. Michael’s Bistro Was The First Craft Beer Tap House In CVille

1427 University Ave, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Michael Crafaik was a beer pioneer! The Bistro was also one the the first tap houses on the East Coast. Read More

concorDance Contemporary In Crozet

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

concorDance contemporary (cDc) is a professional dance company, and a non-profit organization, a division of Studio for the Performing Arts (SFTPA). Founded by Veronica Hart in May 2012, they aim to create a closer relationship between the audience and the artists’ appeal to a modern audience. Read More

Experience the Monticello Wine Trail Today!

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

Almost 250 years ago, Thomas Jefferson built his Monticello in our gorgeous town of Charlottesville, Va. Starting as a tobacco plantation, Jefferson’s property soon became a wheat plantation; however, Jefferson always wanted a little more. He had envisioned being surrounded by vineyards and wines, so he took it into his own hands and planted a vineyard. Unfortunately Jefferson was never able to experience his full vision during his life, but now, a few centuries later, his vision has come to life.

The Commonwealth of Virginia is now the 5th largest producer of wine in the United States, which means great wine is much closer than you think! Not only do we now have thousands of acres of vineyards and countless wineries, but the Commonwealth of Virginia has the “Monticello Wine Trail!” Read More

King Family Vineyards: A Boutique Winery

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

King Family Vineyards
6550 Roseland Farm
Crozet, Virginia 22932

Polo matches are held on Sundays, from Memorial Day weekend through mid-October, weather and field conditions permitting. The polo match begins at 1:00 pm. A match may be cancelled depending on field conditions, rain, excessive heat or any number of reasons. Please visit this page on Sunday mornings to see updates and cancellations or call 434-823-7800.

Current Match Status: The next scheduled match is for Sunday, August 25th. Read More

The Midtown Shopping District is Thriving

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

If you’re like some of our friends and family, you may not know that the West Main Street corridor – the area between the Downtown Mall and The UVa Corner – is now being referred to as “Midtown” or “The Midtown Shopping District.” This commercial epicenter is home to the Main Street Market, Eloise, Shenanigans, the Amtrak Train Station, Maya Restaurant, Folly Home Furnishings and so much more. While “Midtown” may be known for its tasty bistros and eateries, its shops and boutiques are attracting fashionable, fabulous and cost-conscious consumers to West Main Street as well. Read More

3 Generations Of Family At The Happy Cook

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

Since 1978, The Happy Cook has been a family run business, and that tradition still lives today. Husband and wife owners, Monique and Steve, can be found working with real, live customers at The Happy Cook! Read More

CVille Makes Another USA Top 10 List

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

Redbook Magazine recently released its “America’s Top 10 Wine Destinations” and guess who made the list? You guessed it, our very own Charlottesville. Not only did Charlottesville make the Top 10, but it finished at an outstanding number 5, beating out many sought after wine destinations including Sonoma County, California. Read More

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