LIVING To Do: Zen Koan Meditation

If the short but sweet “Om” just doesn’t do it for you, try tapping into your innate creativity with koans. Local meditation group 16 Bodhisattvas share stories designed to open the heart in the traditional Pacific Zen lineage. No robes or secret handshakes necessary. Monday 10/20. Free, 6pm. JMRL Central Library, 201 E. Market St. […]

Imagine putting your feet up by this vineyard view with a glass of Painted Red. Photo courtesy of Blenheim Vineyards.

LIVING To Do: Blenheim Vineyards Harvest Party

Leaf peepers may come from around the world to ooh and aah at the Blue Ridge foliage, but we’re more interested in the grapes changing color. Celebrate the end of the 2014 harvest and Virginia Wine Month at Blenheim Vineyards with live music, lawn games, and food from JM Stock Provisions. You can also grab […]

Emily Holter. Photo courtesy Charlottesville 29

Five Finds on Friday: Emily Holter

On Fridays, we feature five foods finds selected by local chefs and personalities. Today’s picks come from Emily Holter, of Sweethaus, the Charlottesville cupcake cafe that is poised to open a second location in Brooklyn. Holter’s picks: 1)  Wings and Nachos on football Sundays at Wild Wing Cafe.  “Doesn’t get much better than throwing on a jersey and hunkering down for a […]