Photo courtesy Frontier Culture Museum

Living Picks: January 4-10

FAMILY Playing in the Past Saturday, January 7 Play games with historic interpreters from the Frontier Culture Museum. Free, 3pm. Crozet Library, 2020 Library Ave., Crozet. RSVP to 823-4050. NONPROFIT Twelfth Night concert Sunday, January 8 The combined choirs of Olivet Presbyterian Church and the Staunton Church of the Brethren perform the sounds of the […]

J.R. Hadley, co-owner of Cho’s Nachos and Beer, says the restaurant employs a special distribution method to ensure each chip is covered with toppings—not a naked chip in sight. Photo by John Robinson

Cho’s Nachos has got it covered

J.R. Hadley has eaten a lot of nachos. When traveling around the country to Pittsburgh Steelers games, Hadley and his friends often ordered nachos to go along with their cold beers at various bars and restaurants. They would rank the nachos according to chip integrity, dispersion of ingredients (nobody likes a naked chip), quality of […]

Halo Salt Spa offers visitors the chance to do yoga in a room lined with bricks of pink Himalayan salt, which emit negative ions into the air. Photo by Martyn Kyle

Negative ions may have a positive effect on your health

Winter is here, which means daylight is scarce and cold temperatures make most people want to spend a majority of their time indoors. This lack of exposure to sunlight can cause what is classically called “the winter blues,” a mild depression that is clinically referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Many people treat […]