The Wine Cellar

Anyone can appreciate wine, and anyone can have a private wine cellar, large or small, plain or fancy. What are the requirements for a wine cellar? How can you add one to your home? What should you put in it? In central Virginia, where vineyards and winemakers are making a strong showing, what local wines […]

News & Views 12.08.2011

PVCC’s “Let There Be Light” You are invited to an evening of light-centered artworks illuminating the outdoors as the longest night of the year approaches. Friday, December 9, from 6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. on the grounds surrounding PVCC’s V. Earl Dickinson Building, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville. Free admission. No tickets required.  Curator: James Yates. Featuring […]

Mail Order Plans: How to Choose

Mail Order Plans: How to Choose

You want to build a new house.  It will be a family home, not a mansion, so you don’t need an architect.  It will look more or less traditional, and provide a sound investment in real estate.  You get a book of mail order plans from the public library or a building supply store, or […]