Best of C-VILLE

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Best florist 2013: University Florists

University Florists 1929 Arlington Blvd. 973-1381 Runner-up: Hedge Fine Blooms 416 W. Main St. 817-9950 Need a quick fix? Readers head to University Florists for all things bright and blooming when it’s a special occasion (or they’re looking to create one). In second place, Hedge Fine Blooms’ two locations keeps readers peppered in […]

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Best outdoor dining 2013: Blue Mountain Brewery

Blue Mountain Brewery 9519 Critzer Shop Rd. (Afton) (540) 456-8020 Runner-up: MAS 501 Monticello Rd. 979-0990 Negative 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the coldest temperature ever recorded, taken at the Russian research station in Vostok, Antarctica in 1983. Fortunately, temps at the Nelson County brewery, which you say is the best seat in town, never […]

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Best fitness class 2013: Athletic conditioning at ACAC

Athletic conditioning at ACAC 200 Four Seasons Dr. 978-7523 111 Monticello Ave. 984-3800 Albemarle Square Shopping Center 978-3800 1015 Heathercroft Cir., Suite 100 (Crozet) 817-2055 Runner-up: Zumba at ACAC At ACAC, the athletic conditioning classes led by Chris Collins and Blaise Spinelli are heavily attended—and with good reason. Both instructors deliver a cross-training workout jam-packed […]