Our annual look at Charlottesville's movers and shakers.

The Power Issue

Discussions for this year’s list of the most powerful in Charlottesville turned not toward one particular person but an entity that truly affects Charlottesvillians’ daily lives—the Virginia Department of Transportation. Don’t worry, you’ll still see some familiar faces (last year’s power-topper Mark Brown remains embroiled in a battle with the city over the Water Street Parking Garage), […]

Celebrate July 4th at Monticello's naturalization ceremony, run the Kiwanis Independence Day 5k, enjoy Hawaiian eats at the Aloha-rt Social Party and more. Photo: Jack Looney

Living Picks: To-do this week

Family     Happy birthday, America A community celebration for America’s birthday includes food, cider, wine, a bike parade, games and live music. The orchard will remain open late for viewing fireworks. Monday, 7/4. Free, 9am-9:30pm. Carter Mountain Orchard, 1435 Carters Mountain Trl. 977-1833. Nonprofit 4th of July at Monticello Larry Sabato, founder and director of the UVA […]