Caite Hamilton

Caite has been at C-VILLE since 2007, when she started as a part-time proofreader. Over the last 11 years, she's held the positions of Online Editor and Special Sections Editor. Currently the Special Publications Editor of C-VILLE, Caite oversees content in special issues and special publications (ABODE, Knife & Fork, C-VILLE Weddings, Unbound, C-BIZ, and Best of C-VILLE).

Photo: Christy Ford

At home with…Christy Ford

Any list of tastemakers in Charlottesville needs Christy Ford’s name on it. The owner of And George, an antique and home store she started with her mom, designer Jan Roden, in 2001, Ford is also a co-founder of The Scout Guide, a high-end advertising publication that spotlights area businesses. What’s more, her own home (and […]

Jeannette’s favorite room is her bedroom. “It’s visually relaxing for me with everything being mainly black and white (my favorite),” she said. “I have a wall covered with photos of family and favorite people, all things that make me smile when I first wake up. My favorite thing to do is curl up on the bed under the giant mosquito net and read. It’s the more grown-up version of my sheet tent from childhood.” Photo: Amanda Maglione

At home with… Jeannette Andamasaris

Local designer Jeannette Andamasaris wasn’t always into design. In fact, when she graduated from Ohio University, she had a degree in Marine Biology. But traveling around the world as a dancer honed her interest in architecture and other cultures and, while working as a performance artist, she had the opportunity to get involved with the […]

Photo: Virginia Hamrick

At home with… Kelly Witt

A graduate of UVA’s School of Architecture, interior designer Kelly Witt got her start at Elena’s, in the same building where her design studio—a stylish mecca of fabric samples and inspiration—is currently located. From there, she lends a tailored and traditional eye to homes in Charlottesville and, currently, as far flung as Florida. We caught […]

The folks behind Blue Mountain bought South Street Brewery and reopened it in November with a new look and menu. Photo: Rammelkamp Foto

Come and gone: The year in food in rhyme

Food is love. Food is happiness. And, once a year, food inspires us to conjure our inner poet and present to you a list of the year’s openings and closings—entirely in rhyme. It wasn’t a great year for restaurants downtown: Five Guys, El Puerto and Song Song’s, all down. Plus, we said bye to Peking […]

Patricia "Treekie" Kavanagh averages five miles per week walking Sky, a Wheaton terrier, and Callie, a Golden Doodle (pictured here). Photo: Robert Radifera

Puppy love

Patricia “Treekie” Kavanagh has always been an animal lover. But until she gets pets of her own, she’s been making do with those around the neighborhood. “Everyone gets plenty of exercise with Treekie at the helm,” said her mom, Jill. The 7-year-old averages five miles per week walking Sky, a Wheaton terrier, and Callie, a […]

Victoria Pouncey and Beth Ann Kallen own Folly, a home goods store and design studio. Photo: Christian Hommel

It takes two: Folly owners balance each other out

We asked Victoria Pouncey and Beth Ann Kallen, who own West Main Street home furnishings shop and interior design studio, Folly, to tell us a few things about themselves and their design philosophies. Here’s what they had to say. Antique or modern?  Beth Ann: Antique with modern mixed in, to keep things interesting. City or […]

Bright dresses: Go bold or go home! Photo: Dominique Attaway

It’s in the details: 10 wedding ideas we love

Take a cue from these brides to inject even more personality into your big day. Ring passing ceremony: One couple passed their rings around to each guest and asked for a blessing. What a lovely sentiment. Personalized present: One bride had custom handkerchiefs made for her parents. Sheet music flowers: We love that they’ll last […]