This Week, 7/24

In almost six years of living in Charlottesville, I’ve had two noteworthy encounters with the police. The first time was several years ago, when I left my wallet on the curb in Woolen Mills (don’t ask). A CPD officer not only noticed it and picked it up, he found my email address online and then […]

This week, 7/17

It’s another (delicious) quirk of living in Charlottesville that some of the best food in town happens to be served out of gas stations. This week, we share some of our favorites, from the Friday fried fish at the GoCo on Harris Street (get there early!) to the steak baleadas at El Tropical Deli, at […]

This week, 7/10

“Disgusted with the heat and dust of the babylonish brick-kiln of New York, I came back to the country to feel the grass.” So wrote Herman Melville to his friend Nathaniel Hawthorne, in 1851, and having endured many a sweltering summer in New York City I’ve always enjoyed that quote. But the country, as those […]