Best of 2021 staff picks
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Summer Camp Guide
In a self-styled art town like Charlottesville, you don’t have to step into a gallery to have an art encounter. There...
Rent a road trip
If the open road is calling you—or if you’d like to spend a few nights communing with nature without, you know,...
On six-week jaunts over several years, Charlottesville’s Chris Register crisscrossed the country on his bike,...
When we asked Shawn Tevendale, owner of Blue Ridge Cyclery, to recommend a killer trail bike to feature, he emailed a...
She’s got the power
I’ve been doing strength competitions for just about a year and a half, so I’ve worked hard to get to where I am. My...
When Devin Floyd and his team at the Center for Urban Habitats design gardens, they don’t just think about which...
Kids on the loose
“Go play outside!” is one of those phrases that pops out of parents’ mouths as though it comes from a deep well of...
The accidental environmentalis
Earl Swift is the author of seven books, including the urgent and poignant Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the...
Into the woods
If you think that the end of summer means it’s time to put away the hiking boots, think again. Fall and winter in...
A life in leaves
When Lara Call Gastinger posts a page from her natural journal on Instagram, it routinely garners a few thousand...
PICK: Melissa Etheridge
PICK: Danny Schmidt
PICK: Chamber Music Festival
PICK: Celebrando Herencia Hispana
Rounding the plate