Outdoors & Recreation

Organizers expect thousands to turn out for the 2014 Pride Festival in Lee Park on September 13. Photo courtesy Amy Sarah Marshall

Taking pride: Family festival celebrates diversity

This week marks our first-ever pride issue—just in time for Charlottesville’s Pride Festival this weekend. Check out our other feature stories on deciding whether to marry as a gay couple, on UVA’s lack of gender-neutral housing for trans students, and on what it was like to be gay at CHS in the ’90s. When Amy […]

Jumpology  is essentially a giant indoor trampoline. Photo: Courtesy Jumpology

Summer in the city: What’s happening this season?

Don’t let your kids stay cooped up all summer. Here are a few ways to get out and soak up all the season has to offer.—Stephanie DeVaux Block Party: LEGO Gatherings. Here’s a block party for the ages (5 and up, that is). One part Legos, one part creativity. Plus, GAL provides the Legos, so no need […]