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LIVING Picks: Week of August 16-22

Family Night Sky Festival Monday, August 21 This festival includes various events from Friday, August 18 to Monday, August 21, culminating in a solar eclipse viewing at 2:40pm Monday. $25 per vehicle park entry, good for seven days. Various times. Shenandoah National Park, 3655 U.S. Hwy. 211 E. (540) 999-3500. Nonprofit 5K & 10K Run […]

Scott Roth, chief financial officer of Three Notch’d Brewery, says the 11,000-square-foot space at IX Art Park will be similar to a traditional beer garden with indoor/outdoor areas, as well as a full-service kitchen. Photo by Eze Amos

Three Notch’d Brewery shares expansion plans

Sitting at the edge of IX Art Park is the new Three Notch’d Brewery restaurant and production facility, which will top out at 11,000 square feet between the indoor and outdoor spaces. The setup is similar to a traditional beer garden, but bigger, and Three Notch’d says it will be the largest restaurant in Charlottesville. […]

Testing your dog’s DNA may sound intriguing, but there’s little to be gained in terms of medical treatment with these kits.

Using DNA to test your dog’s breed

She’s such a delightful dog, and you were lucky to find her at the shelter that day. But what exactly is she? Her cheese-curl tail evokes a shiba inu. Those droopy ears are all spaniel. And only a schnauzer could have gifted her those magnificent eyebrows. Everyone who meets her spots another breed in the […]