Teri Kent (far left) with members of the staff of Woodard Properties, where employees propelled themselves to a win in the Charlottesville Better Business Challenge by transitioning to a paperless office. Photo by John Robinson. Challenge reveals ways businesses can trim waste More than 100 Charlottesville businesses recently wrapped up the year-long Better Business Challenge, a […]
Charlottesville’s power lunch scene’s a far cry from D.C.’s, but there’s still plenty of wheeling and dealing being done over the midday meal. Here’s where our town’s most influential go to discuss, deliberate, decide—and eat.
Dessert trends come and go, but a good slice of pie stands the test of time—especially when it’s filled with seasonal fruit and served à la mode. Here’s a deep dish worth of local choices of America’s most classic dessert. The individual peach pies at Albemarle Baking Company might be small, but the double-crusted delights […]
Here’s a familiar scenario: Preschool-aged girl walks into a room sporting a pink tutu, butterfly wings, and a plastic tiara. She’s wielding a fairy wand and spinning on child-sized high heels emblazoned with the cameo of a Disney princess. She seems delighted with both herself and her [...]
If I’m being completely honest, I had no idea what I was doing four years ago. I still vividly remember my baby son’s mother walking out the front door for her first day back at work and as she drove off, thinking, “O.K., now what?” If it were a movie, the camera would have started […]
Sometime in the late ’90s, while searching online for information on getting high via over-the-counter drugs, I stumbled across a bizarre website
Farm to table eating isn’t new. In fact, it’s as old as the farm day is long. But when it became cheaper and easier to produce and distribute processed foods, we went from a farm-to-table nation to a factory-to-drive-through one. In the past decade or so, as we’ve become more concerned with [...]
He isn’t nervous yet, because there isn’t any reason to be. Is there? Nothing in the car. Nothing in his pockets. Expired tags. Just popped into the office to grab something, his wallet with his ID left at home. A cop asks him to step out of the car, please, sir. Another officer says he smells [...]