The 250 Bypass-Meadow Creek Parkway interchange will provide access to the rest of the long-planned Parkway, and it will also be the nexus of several alternative transportation routes connecting Downtown to other Charlottesville destinations. Image courtesy of City of Charlottesville.

Meadow Creek Parkway, Bypass interchange to open Thursday

The last part of the Meadow Creek Parkway, a controversial road that’s been on the books for decades, will open to traffic on February 5. The interchange at the U.S. 250 bypass will connect with McIntire Road Extended, Charlottesville’s portion of the parkway, which was completed in August 2013. That section goes up to Melbourne […]

The controversial ABC store on West Main Street will remain in its current location. Photo: Michael Johnson

ABC renews lease on West Main store

The liquor store on West Main that sparked petitions both for and against its moving, as well as discussions on race and gentrification in the midtown corridor, will stay in its current location for another five years. ABC Chair Jeff Painter said in a January 28 statement that he signed the lease renewal at 502 […]