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Best singer/songwriter 2013: Sarah White

Best singer/songwriter 2013: Sarah White

Sarah White sarah-white.com Runner-up: Travis Elliott A Charlottesville native, Sarah White’s got staying power. She started her career in the late ’90s, released her first studio album in 2000, another in 2006, won “Best Song” in a 2007 contest for “Sweetheart,” which became the title track for an EP she re-released this year before becoming […]

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Best florist 2013: University Florists

University Florists 1929 Arlington Blvd. 973-1381 universityflorists.com Runner-up: Hedge Fine Blooms 416 W. Main St. 817-9950 hedgefineblooms.com 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 bluemountainbrewery.com Runner-up: MAS 501 Monticello Rd. 979-0990 mastapas.com 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 […]