Best of C-VILLE

Photo: Andrea Hubbell

Best frozen dessert 2013: Splendora’s Gelato

Splendora’s Gelato 317 E. Main St. 296-8555 splendoras.com Runner-up: Sweet Frog 219 W. Main St. 293-7123 Barracks Road Shopping Center 293-1130 Hollymead Town Center 975-3764 sweetfrogyogurt.com Gluttony may be one of the seven deadly sins, but a giant cup of gelato is perhaps one of heaven’s greatest virtues. And not just any gelato. Splendora’s gelato. […]

Photo: Elli Williams

Caruso Brown: The history teacher

“You can open most any book and read a history of Charlottesville and not get a sense of the African-American presence. Then you hear the oral histories about the thriving communities that existed, like Little Egypt over in the Proffit Road area and many areas here in town where there were five or six streets […]

Photo: John Robinson

Best beer selection 2013: Beer Run

Beer Run 156 Carlton Rd. #203 984-2337 beerrun.com Runner-up: Blue Mountain Brewery 9519 Critzer Shop Rd. (Afton) (540) 456-8020 bluemountainbrewery.com With seven breweries in the immediate area, it’s clear we live in a beer town—and Beer Run is no exception. It’s the one spot you can get it all and then some. At Blue Mountain […]