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The Best Places to Pick Fruit Near Charlottesville

Why settle for ordinary, imported produce when you can purchase locally grown fruit? Charlottesville is surrounded by orchards and farms, with plenty of places to pick your own fruit. Whether you prefer apples, peaches, or berries, you have the opportunity to visit the farm and pick your own fruit. Not only is choosing locally sourced fruit far healthier than the …

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Bodo’s Bagels In Charlottesville

New York may be known for having some of the best bagels in the country. However, you don’t have to fly up north to taste some of the most genuine tasting NY bagels on the East Coast. Bodo’s Bagels, right here in Charlottesville, is a local legend known for serving up the best bagels in town. With three locations, Bodo’s …

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Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival

For over 35 years, Claudius Crozet Park has been hosting the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival. The event happens twice a year in Crozet, just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. With stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the scenic location hosts vendors from all over the area. The biannual festival helps fund the upkeep and maintenance of the park. On …

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Why Vaccines For Dogs are Important

In many ways, puppies are just like babies. You have to clean up after them, they put everything in their mouth, and they need lots of attention. Once you bring your new little bundle of joy home, you’ll have to take them to the veterinarian. Just like infants, dogs need vaccines in order to keep them safe and healthy. World …

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Benefits of Cooking At Your Apartment

Living in Beacon on 5th luxury apartments may be convenient to some of the best restaurants and local eateries in Charlottesville, but did you know cooking at your apartment can actually save you precious time and money? There are many reasons why you may want to opt for creating your own pizza from scratch instead of ordering Pizza Hut, or …

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Fall Checklist for Charlottesville

As the temperature drops and the leaves transition from vibrant green to deep red and golden yellow, the arrival of fall in Charlottesville is apparent. Summer quickly fades and the season for sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, and apple picking begins. In autumn, the Blue Ridge Mountains lose their signature color and become a sea of orange, yellow, and red. Here’s …

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First Colony Winery

Charlottesville is one of the top wine destinations on the East Coast. Whether you’re a local or planning a trip in the near future, be sure to add First Colony Winery to your list of vineyards to visit. First Colony is a quaint winery located 20-minutes from luxury apartment complex Beacon on 5th. Tastings at First Colony Winery The vineyard is …

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Where to Find Karaoke in Charlottesville

Sometimes you just need a night out on the town! After a long and hard work day, why not unwind with a little karaoke? Karaoke in Charlottesville might be harder to find than some larger cities, but we’re here to help you find the perfect spot to belt it out. Whether you prefer to sing hit songs from the ‘90s …

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Adopting a Dog in Charlottesville

Did you know that International Homeless Animals Day was on August 19th? Let’s talk about adopting a dog in Charlottesville. Choosing to adopt a dog is a big decision. You must think heavily before heading down to the local animal shelter. Many people adopt dogs thinking they have time to love them, walk them, and take care of them. However, …

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Celebrate International Beer Day with a Hop on Beer Tour

Is there any better way to celebrate International Beer Day than a hop on beer tour? Charlottesville’s own Hop On beer tour offers affordable tours of local breweries in Crozet, Afton, Route 151, and Barboursville. Even if you don’t like to indulge in a cold pint, they also travel to cideries, distilleries, and various vineyards in the area. Other hop …