Caite White

Caite has been at C-VILLE since 2007, when she started as a part-time proofreader. Over the next six years, she held the positions of Online Editor and Special Sections Editor. Currently the Special Publications Editor of C-VILLE, she oversees content in special issues and special publications (ABODE, C-VILLE Kids, Knife & Fork and C-VILLE Weddings).

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Collector’s addition: Wish you were here

While cleaning the office of Madison House, where he was associate director from 1997-2001, former mayor Dave Norris found an old postcard of Madison Hall in the discard pile. “I thought [it] was a cool old knick-knack and saved it,” he says. Over time, he accumulated more postcards of UVA and, later, Charlottesville. The collection […]

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Spring is here! And so is the new issue of Knife & Fork…

The spring issue of Knife & Fork is on stands now! Here’s what you’ll find inside (and below, find a digital copy of the issue). Arley Cakes’ strawberry tart. Epicurean Ways blends food and faraway places. Bill Scatena’s favorite chicken recipe. Feast!’s cheesemonger gives us tips. Are anchovies the new bacon? Blasphemy! Clifton’s Yannick Fayolle bulks […]

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Carrot gold: Oakhurst Inn’s bangin’ brunch cocktail

With just the right balance of sweetness and spice, Oakhurst Inn’s Bloody Mary is an inventive take on the classic: vodka, fresh-pressed carrot-ginger juice and a splash of Tabasco topped with garlic-stuffed green olives and pickled green beans. Call it orange juice and you won’t feel so guilty ordering a second.

Photo: Amy Jackson

Natural fit: Clifton Inn’s chef mixes health and food

You’ll find Yannick Fayolle, Clifton Inn’s executive chef since October 2015, on Instagram @superman_chef. It’s a moniker that speaks to his kitchen chops, of course, but also hints at his other passion: natural body-building. He’s currently preparing for his second competition. “It keeps me close to a healthy lifestyle where I can think clearly,” he […]

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March ABODE: On stands now!

This month’s issue of Abode is on stands now. Here’s what you’ll find inside. And, below, find a digital copy of the magazine. Waterstreet Studio’s Bill Mauzy on the intersection of photography and architecture. A fully loaded octagonal house. A Q&A with designer Wendi Smith. The latest in home security technology. This month’s featured house: […]

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Finishing touches: At home with Wendi Smith

Wendi Smith has been in the design business for more than 20 years, beginning with commercial design work in New York City—from the Chase Bank trading floor to a standardizing two floors for Citibank in the MetLife Building on Park Avenue. “I have done everything from a brand new, 17,000-square-foot space to just helping first-time […]

Brian Wimer says he and his wife, Ivana Kadija, “just dared each other to do it,” and moved to Portugal in December 2014.

Spring 2016 C-VILLE Kids: On stands now!

The latest issue of C-VILLE Kids is out! From entrepreneurial teens to life-saving medical tests, here’s what you can find inside (and below, a digital copy of the magazine). A 16-year-old making balloons his business. Teaching responsibility: Lessons from a local mom. How to learn piano online. UVA’s Child Development labs. An AHS student teaching […]

Photo: Martyn Kyle

Life lessons: Art’s cool

Mosaics, pastels, pottery, pencil drawing. Those are just a few of the classes Kamryn Buckwalter, 10, has taken in the six years since she became interested in art. Currently, she’s enrolled in an oil painting class—her preferred medium—at McGuffey Art Center with Renee Balfour. “Renee is a really great artist, and she gives me a […]

A learning website developed by local parents Mike and Mary Anderson teaches kids to play piano and love music. Says Mary, “We wanted to design a lifestyle that modeled making the world better and the importance of spending time together.” Photo: Amy Jackson

Press play: Piano site helps kids learn at their own pace

Three years ago, a friend of music educators Mike and Mary Anderson asked them for a few tips to get her 3-year-old interested in learning to play the piano. Mike, a piano teacher, and Mary, an early childhood general music educator, came up with a few ideas and, when they started talking through them, the […]

Marc Boston will present his book, The Girl Who Carried Too Much Stuff, at the Virginia Festival of the Book. He's on the schedule for March 17, 19 and 20. Photo: Jen Fariello

Material girl: Local book struts its stuff

As the father of three girls, local author Marc Boston has plenty of fodder for stories. In fact, it was his middle daughter, Delaney, who provided inspiration for his new book, The Girl Who Carried Too Much Stuff. Delaney, 7, would gather up as many of her possessions as she could when the family would […]

Photo: Virginia Hamrick

February ABODE: On stands now!

This month’s issue of Abode is available now. Here’s what you’ll find inside: Roots Natural Kitchen‘s clean remodel. Wood-look flooring to consider. A peek at Candace DeLoach’s inn loft. Jeff Dreyfus answers a few of our questions. An Ivy mansion wherein looks deceive. This month’s featured home: Brand new tradition As Robin and Craig Ellis […]

Photo: Lincoln Barbour

Big and bigger: A sprawling home in a spacious Ivy landscape

What’s the difference between grand and grandiose? Anyone trying to make the distinction would do well to take Clouds Hill Farm as an example. Impressive in size, it’s nonetheless laid-back, not caring too much what we think of it—which is, somehow, a key to its appeal. Here are the facts: On 35 acres in Ivy […]

Woman Making Heart Shape with Hands

First round’s on us: C-VILLE’s Singles Mingle!

Let’s grab a drink! On Thursday, February 11, from 6:30-8:30pm, C-VILLE Weekly is celebrating its Love Issue (on stands February 10) at Champion Brewing Co. and we’re inviting you—and your single friends!—to grab a beer with us. We’ll buy the first round; all you have to do is bring your winning smile and your no-fail […]

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Winter 2016 C-VILLE Weddings: On stands now!

The latest issue of C-VILLE Weddings is on stands now. Here’s what you’ll find inside. Upside-down flowers. A new music trend. A low-stress timeline. Five brides’ dress-shopping stories. From fitted suits to textured dresses: Bridal party attire. An Indian tradition. Floral necklaces, tiny cake toppers, purple macarons: Five ideas we love. This issue’s feature: Pretty […]

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Bright and beautiful: A custom fabric provides the perfect palette

When a fashion designer and an architect marry, it’s a safe bet the wedding will be high on style. Mollie and Evan’s big day was no exception. Mollie, who recently launched a fashion line called CROSBY by Mollie Burch, contributed mightily to each detail—from DIYing the save the dates to designing the one-of-a-kind bridesmaid dresses. […]