Best of C-VILLE

Photo: Dan Addison

Best brewery 2013: Blue Mountain Brewery

Blue Mountain Brewery 9519 Critzer Shop Rd. (Afton) (540) 456-8020 bluemountainbrewery.com Runner-up: Devils Backbone Brewing Company 200 Mosbys Run (Roseland) 361-1001 ddbrewingcompany.com The ancient Babylonians took beer so seriously that if you brewed a bad batch, you were drowned in it. Luckily, that punishment is seriously outdated. Though, even if it wasn’t, that wouldn’t matter—there’s never a […]

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Best place for pet supplies 2013: Petsmart

Petsmart Hollymead Town Center 964-9213 petsmart.com Runner-up: Pet Food Discounters 607 Woodbrook Ct. 974-6060 Talk about happy accidents: Sir Isaac Newton, who discovered the principles of gravity, also invented the cat door. That’s just one of the things you’ll find at Petsmart. Readers agree it’s the best spot in town to find what you need—from […]

UVA Medical Center. Photo:  Jack Looney

Best place to work 2013: UVA

UVA 1721 University Ave. 924-0311 virginia.edu Runner-up: SNL Financial 700 E. Jefferson St. 295-4381 snl.com Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life. That’s what they say, anyway, and if that saying is to be believed, then a lot of folks at UVA and SNL aren’t really working—because they liked […]