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Charlottesville Spring Checklist

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Spring-cleaning might be one thing you think of once the weather starts getting warmer, but why not shake things up this season? Rather than spending a beautiful Saturday getting the house tidy, creating a Spring checklist will put all those ideas you have for the upcoming months on paper. There’s nothing like a list to motivate you to cross things …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Have you been thinking about how to give back to your community? If you have a desire to make a change and do some good, volunteering is a great way to accomplish that goal. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities in Charlottesville, all you have to do is choose an organization. When it comes to down to deciding where you …

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Best Places to Get a Grilled Cheese in Charlottesville

In Food & Drink by Tammy Brown

Sometimes when life gets you down, you just need a warm, gooey cheese-filled sandwich. A buttery grilled cheese with a warm cup of soup is an ultimate comfort food combination. From classic grilled cheese made from white bread and American to the more sophisticated grilled cheeses layered with pimento, gruyere, bacon, or pork, no grilled cheese sandwich is alike. As …

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Grab Drinks & Dinner at Sedona Taphouse

In Food & Drink by Tammy Brown

Beer-lovers and foodies alike flock to Sedona Taphouse for the expansive craft beer list and flavorful menu. The Southwestern-inspired restaurant offers an incredible happy hour, a delicious Sunday brunch, and an inviting atmosphere. Photos of the Grand Canyon and the red, rocky landscapes of Arizona fill the walls of the restaurant, giving the space warmth. On cool summer evenings, sit …

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Best Hotels in Charlottesville for Your Guests

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

One of the best parts about traveling to a new city is the lodging. Staying at a Holiday Inn or Best Western are great options for those on a budget, but spending a little extra on a boutique hotel in Charlottesville is definitely worth it. There are plenty of amazing places for visitors to stay when they come to town, …

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Things to Consider Before Bringing Home a Puppy

In Apartment Life by Tammy Brown

With the recent flood of cute puppy pics on Instagram for National Puppy Day, you may have found yourself thinking you’re ready for a pup of your own. Dogs are easy to love with their adorable face, sweet nature, and unwavering loyalty. It’s easy to convince yourself that you need a dog as a companion, but are you prepared for …

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Best Places to Propose in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Are you thinking about proposing to that special someone in your life? A proposal is an important life event that can determine the future of a relationship. Have you and your partner discussed marriage and taking the next step, or are you popping the question with an element of surprise? Either way, finding the perfect location is key to a …

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Celebrating Mardi Gras in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Mardi Gras is a festival that begins on Epiphany, a Christian Holiday on January 6. This season, typically referred to as Carnival in Brazil and several other countries, lasts until midnight on Ash Wednesday.  Also known as “Fat Tuesday” in French, Mardi Gras is mainly celebrated the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday as a prelude to the fasting season of Lent. …

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Places to Play Tennis in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Even if you aren’t the next Serena Williams or Rafael Nadal, playing tennis is a fun way to get more active and offers many health benefits. Tennis Day is just around the corner on February 23, so if you’ve never had the opportunity to try out the sport, then now is the perfect chance! Although tennis is a popular sport, …

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Dog Friendly Places in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

If you have a dog, chances are you love taking your furry friend with you wherever we go! There are plenty of dog-friendly places in Charlottesville, so you don’t have to leave your fur baby behind if you go out to dinner or want to grab a drink with friends. Plus, it’s a great way to socialize your dog and …