Virginia's Capitol Building in Richmond. File photo.

House rules: Republicans fight to hold on to a bellwether seat

Odd Dominion is an unabashedly liberal, bi-monthly op-ed column covering Virginia politics. By now it is generally accepted wisdom that Democrats are not going to do well in this year’s midterm elections. There are myriad reasons for this, but what it basically boils down to is this: A sizeable chunk of the 2014 Senate elections […]

Nadjeeb Chouaf. Photo courtesy of Charlottesville29

Five Finds on Friday: Nadjeeb Chouaf

On Fridays, we feature five food finds selected by local chefs and personalities. Today’s picks come from Nadjeeb Chouaf of Flora Artisanal Cheese, which appeared in Eater’s recent Charlottesville Heat Map. Look for Nadjeeb at Champion Brewing Company for a cheese tasting every Saturday night from 6 pm to 9 pm. Nadjeeb’s picks: 1) Maiale Milanese at Tavola. “I […]

How Camp Changed My Life

How Camp Changed My Life

Rosser Wayland couldn’t be sure the crying child he saw on the D.C. subway was lost. The boy seemed alone. But were his parents nearby, waiting out a temper tantrum? Were they administering a timeout? Wayland watched the eyes of the other passengers [...]