Taking steps in advance to keep pets away from the holiday bling and chocolate bark can keep them out of trouble.

Holiday hazards: Keeping pets safe for the season

The holidays must be a weird time for our pets. Their familiar homes are suddenly brimming with strange trinkets and lights. New smells are wafting in from the kitchen. And did I mention there’s a tree in the living room? While most pets adapt quickly to our inexplicable traditions, a few will find ways to […]

Charlottesville native Angelic Jenkins is selling crave-worthy fried fish from her new food truck.
Photo: Amy Jackson Smith

Fried fish on the go: A new business takes off

Angelic’s Kitchen On Wheels food truck has taken to the streets, a mere four years since owner Angelic Jenkins began cooking professionally, after her husband urged her to find a hobby other than shopping. “I love cooking for people and always wanted to sell fried fish at a festival,” Jenkins says, “So I started off […]