Life in a College Town

When retiree Sharon Baiocco and just-getting-started Amber Ward moved to Charlottesville, the University of Virginia was a factor in both their choices. Baiocco, a former dean at a university in another state, and her sports-loving high-school-teacher husband, John, knew they wanted to be on the East Coast near their children in Richmond and New Jersey. […]

News & Views 1.19.2012

News & Views 1.19.2012

PCA Announces “ARTS INSPIRE” Call For Submissions Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA) seeks proposals from Charlottesville-area artists interested in receiving a $500 stipend to lead a hands-on arts workshop with under-served youth. Workshops can involve any arts genre(s), including visual art, music, theatre, dance, film, and/or literary arts.    Selected artists will be paired […]

Why Home Inspections Are So Important

Why Home Inspections Are So Important

If you’re a fan of the television program, House Hunters, you’ve seen many dreams of home ownership dashed because of a failed house inspection. For the buyers, what is visible during their initial home visit looks appealing, but little do they suspect that lurking behind that wall or under that floor are serious structural or […]