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Local Fitness Check-in: Madabolic

December 4, 2013


Cville is getting mad. No, really. Thanks to a new fitness boutique that joined the Cville workout scene this August, Cville is embracing the MAD lifestyle. MADabolic is located in the IX building, between Monticello and Elliot Avenue, and is run by a great team of fitness folks – Dar Malecki and Val Morini. Their team of […]

Local Fitness Check-in: Opal Yoga

November 5, 2013


Just over 7 months ago, Charlottesville welcomed its first vinyasa yoga studio, Opal Yoga. A variety of studios around town offer vinyasa yoga classes, but Opal saw the major itch for a vinyasa focused studio, and started scratching. I sat down with Karen Thomas, the owner of Opal Yoga, to get the story behind Opal, […]

Local Fitness Check-in: The Ladies at Lululemon (Oct. Ed.)

October 4, 2013


We’re checking back in with some of our favorite fitness enthusiasts at Cville’s Lululemon Showroom. Check out what Kirsten Lorenger, showroom manager, has to share about what’s going on this month! What free classes do we have to look forward to at the lululemon showroom this month? Throughout the month of October we will be featuring classes led by […]

Local Fitness Check-in: Clay Fitness and Nutrition

September 27, 2013


Charlottesville loves itself some fitness, and thankfully we’re spoiled in this town with a plethora of options to chose from. Clay Fitness and Nutrition is totally different than anything I had tried in the past, which for the most part was the typical gym memberships. It’s given me a new perspective on how to work […]

Local Fitness Check-in: Zach Weiss

July 2, 2013


Zach Weiss, a local who’s recently back in Cville, is dedicated to spreading the knowledge and benefits of massage therapy. We sat down with Zach to learn a bit about him, how he got into massage therapy, what it actually is, and its benefits. Kink in your neck? Nursing a sports injury? Just need some […]

Local Musician Check-in: Sons of Bill

April 17, 2013


This month we had the pleasure of sitting down with “self-renounced” rock star, James Wilson of Sons of Bill. Sons of Bill is a Rock/Country/Americana band formed right here in Charlottesville by three of the four sons of retired UVa Professor Bill Wilson – James, Sam, and Abe. James shared about the benefits and blessings of sharing […]

Holiday Activities This Weekend

December 6, 2012


The holiday season is fast approaching and there’s so much going on this weekend that we couldn’t include it all in our newsletter. Here’s a list of events and holiday shopping activities taking place this weekend. Enjoy and let us know where you stopped by and any events we should add to our list! – Beauties for Brains […]

VA Film Festival Preview: Rust and Bone

October 22, 2012


Rust and Bone (De rouille et d’os), directed by Jacques Audiard (director-writer of The Prophet) is based on the short story collection Rust and Bone by Craig Davidson. Ali, played by Matthias Schoenaerts, is a 25 year-old unemployed, single father who moves to Antibes from Belgium to take care of his son. He meets and falls in love with the beautiful Marion […]

Andale! Take Out

October 18, 2012


Charlottesville has a handful of small, under the radar taco places. I discovered Andale! a couple of months ago and am in love! Located inside the Belmont Market, they have some of the tastiest tacos and burritos in town. With such great varieties of tacos and the menu changing almost daily, its a great option […]

The Recipe Box: Pumpkin Pomegranate Scuffins

September 21, 2012


Fall is right around the corner, and one of my favorite things about fall is everything pumpkin. Even though it’s the last day of summer, here’s a tasty recipe I’ve concocted for you all to try this fall! Last night I happened to have some leftover pumpkin filling and a package of pomegranate seeds, so I got […]