Kids & Family

Family favorite Eppie's offers kids outdoor seating and a menu that includes Nutella and marshmallow fluff. Photo: Elli Williams

Family friendly: Eight eateries for kids (and their parents)

Students, hipsters, and couples may always be raving about Charlottesville’s restaurant scene. But where are parents taking their kids to eat these days? Kids’ menus may be hard to come by, but here are several local favorites that are more than happy to accommodate little appetites. Eppie’s: The macaroni and cheese is a go-to at […]

Barrett Early Learning Center has been serving low-income families since the 1930s. Photo: Annalee Grant

What financial model will sustain Barrett Early Learning Center?

Since forming last month, Barrett Early Learning Center’s new board of directors has raised $30,000 in a fundraising effort that began after the former board announced that the 80-year-old preschool on Ridge Road would close due to cash flow issues and delayed reimbursements from the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS). More than a dozen […]