Best of 2021 staff picks
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Knife & Fork
Summer Camp Guide
When I find Mary Kate Claytor, she’s cross-legged on the grass under a catalpa tree, working a deer hide over the...
The driveway is so steep it seemed like a no-go. On the day in 2009 when he first visited, “I drove up the driveway...
Mark Graham was actually relieved when he discovered that the first floor of his house was rotting. He’d planned to...
Mike and Isobel Sadler move every few years. They’re the third-generation owners of Charlottesville Area Builders,...
In a year defined by wild new perspectives—on health, on risk, on human separation and connectedness—images have...
The long season of trees
My children have a library book right now that tells us trees appeared in the middle Devonian Period, over 350...
All hail the Harrison
Once upon a time, the apple was king in America. There were thousands of specialized varieties, home orchards were...
In their own backyards
“Phenology” might not be a word you use in everyday conversation, but it’s one of the keys to tracking climate change...
Hallelujah. What’s next?
On July 5, my family and I were in the car together when we had a media experience that feels old- fashioned and rare...
The city’s newest wilderness
Just a quick drive from the most urban sections of Charlottesville is a unique wild environment—acres of boulder...
PICK: Melissa Etheridge
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PICK: Chamber Music Festival
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Rounding the plate