People & Style

After a three-year creative stint in Portland, Greg Kelly returns to direct the Charlottesville Mural Project. Photo: Ézé Amos

A new boost for the Charlottesville Mural Project

If you walk or drive past the Corner in the next few weeks, you may be surprised to see people suspended from the top floor of the Graduate hotel. These aren’t aerialists or stunt doubles for a local action movie; they’re muralists painting the latest installation of the Charlottesville Mural Project. Using a swing stage, […]

Photo: Tom Daly

Tom Tom Festival is all grown up

As Tom Tom Founders Festival Director Paul Beyer sits in the audience during Founders Summit talks and hears fellow entrepreneurs and creative visionaries speak about the early days of their startups, the successes they celebrated and obstacles they faced, he can’t help but draw a parallel to the festival itself. The ideas for the festival […]

After nearly 90 years of business, owner Harry Marshall says The Young Men's Shop will close its doors come late spring or early summer.

The Young Men’s Shop’s final farewell

The Young Men’s Shop—opened by Henry Reuben on the Downtown Mall in 1927—is closing its doors after nearly 90 years of selling tailored suits and brightly colored ties. “It’s been here basically for 89 years and I guess it’s just a part of Charlottesville,” says current owner Harry Marshall, who says he’ll miss interacting with […]