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Cheers Check-in: Firefly Lights Up Belmont Nightlife

December 1, 2014 by


After working hard all summer between chemotherapy treatments and surgeries, Mark Weber has finally been able to realize his dream of opening a modern game room with craft beer and local food. “I want a place where I can go play pool, it’s not smoky, and I can drink good beer,” Weber said. While there […]

Cheers Check-in: Irish pub opens in Cville

November 24, 2014 by


Charlottesville is chock-full of eateries, breweries, and dive bars, but one might be hard-pressed to find a traditional pub with Irish fare, Celtic music almost every night, and Guinness “served properly” – until now. Jaclynn Dunkle, owner of Fellini’s #9 and new eatery Tin Whistle Irish Pub, said she has been interested in opening an Irish pub for […]

Cheers Check-in: South Street Brewery

November 17, 2014 by


The lights are on again at a longtime staple of Charlottesville nightlife and some familiar faces are brewing up business. Mandi and Taylor Smack, the couple behind Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton, are breathing new life into South Street Brewery, which closed its doors in June after more than a decade of business. The Smacks […]

Dressing Up with The Yellow Button: Falling for Boho

October 31, 2014 by


Looking for chunky sweaters, boho cardigans, and fall dresses? The Yellow Button, a whimsical bohemian boutique, is Cville’s newest clothing destination. Located at Stonefield, this boutique will make you fall for boho. Store owner Miranda Lancaster opened the shop in early September, in addition to the original Harrisonburg location. For our first Dressing Up with […]

Lampo: Introducing Authentic Neapolitan Pizza to Cville

October 27, 2014 by


Building a restaurant can be a lot like putting together the perfect pizza. Sure it takes time, good craftsmanship and a lot of dough, but the most important ingredient is passion. Four friends that have spent a lot of their adult life working in some of Charlottesville’s finest eateries are taking their passion for food […]

Cheers Check-in: Beer Garden Coming Soon to Coca-Cola Building

October 5, 2014 by


Beer Run owners Josh Hunt and John Woodriff decided years ago that it was time to think about expanding their popular Belmont restaurant, beer store, and taphouse. The brothers have had their eyes on the former Coca-Cola bottling plant on Preston Avenue for a long time, so when two regular customers, who happen to be […]

Food Check-in: Poe’s Public House

September 29, 2014 by


Charlottesville is a city built on history. There’s also a lot to offer in the realm of locally crafted food and drinks. New restaurant owners Joe Fields and Mark Graham have decided to open a venue that combines historical and local foodie flavors. Fields and Graham opened Poe’s Public House on August 29th on The […]

Cheers Check-in: New Cider Barn at Bold Rock

September 22, 2014 by


Capitalizing on nearly three years of success and overwhelming demand, Bold Rock has transformed its once relatively modest tasting room and production facility on Route 151 in Nelson County into a breathtaking, multi-million dollar cider barn. The cider barn, which cost at least $6 million to build, opened to the public Monday. The expansive two-story, […]

A New World of Beer Comes to Charlottesville

September 21, 2014 by


There’s a new restaurant and bar in Charlottesville that offers people a trip around the world without leaving their bar stool. World of Beer – Charlottesville officially opens its doors Monday, Sept. 22, in The Flats at West Village on West Main Street. The bar and grill features 57 rotating taps, an infusion tower, a […]

Food Check-in: Red Pump – A Tuscan Kitchen

July 21, 2014 by


As someone who lived in Italy for over two years, it is safe for me to say that Red Pump Kitchen is the piece of Tuscan flare that Charlottesville was missing. The beautifully decorated, intimate environment is the perfect place to stop in for a uniquely created cocktail at the bar, or to gather friends and family around […]