Browsing All posts tagged under »charlottesville downtown mall«

Jack Brown’s Brings Laid-back Vibe Downtown

April 6, 2015 by


The newest burger joint in Charlottesville is hoping its laid-back approach will bring in beer and food lovers looking for a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of activity on the Downtown Mall. Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint, which held its grand opening in early March, is not the typical downtown restaurant looking to […]

Checking in with the Locals: Randi Laudisio

March 24, 2015 by


Randi Laudisio From educational travel expert to cupcake extraordinaire, this local lady is a sugar and spice and everything nice. When Randi isn’t frosting cupcakes, she and her hubby, a.k.a. Johnny Cheeseburger, enjoy a bite out (a.k.a. stealing food off each other’s plates), and, of course, spending time with their pup, Sampson. Check out her top […]

Dressing Up with Jean Theory: VDay Edition

February 13, 2015 by


Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be all pink hearts and red roses, although there isn’t anything wrong with that. A head-to-toe black ensemble with pops of red, pink, or even leopard bring an edgier vibe to the Hallmark holiday. In the last Dressing Up post, we announced an exciting new collaboration with Allie Merrill of […]

Dressing Up with BitterSweet: Holiday Sparkle

December 5, 2014 by


December’s here, and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Charlottesville. From the snowflakes and wreaths and red bows donning the lamp posts downtown, to the night time sparkle and twinkling lights from The Lawn to the mall. This city is sparkling. Why not you, too? This season, from Christmas to NYE, think […]

Dressing Up with BitterSweet: Fall Layers

September 19, 2014 by


Feel that? Fall is in the air. Nights are crisp, days are warm, and it’s time for fall layers. Good thing BitterSweet is packed with fall essentials, including a collection of Frye boots. From cozy sweaters to throw-on jackets, BitterSweet is your one-stop-shop for a new fall wardrobe. To showcase some of the fall pieces available […]

Buzz of the Week: 7.17 – 7.23

July 17, 2014 by


Check out this week’s buzz! THUR 7.17 Devon Sproule w/ Sally Rose @ The Garage | 8pm | Details »   THUR 7.17 Bargain Days & Sidewalk Sale @ The Downtown Mall | Thur-Sat | Details »   FRI 7.18 Grand Opening of Le Chic Picnic @ Route 151 outside the Flying Fox Wine Tasting Room and Le Bleu Ridge Bed and Breakfast | 11am-7pm | Details »   SAT […]

Checking in with the Locals: Laura Van Camp

April 29, 2014 by


Charlottesville is a city filled with local-loving people, and a spirit of community and collaboration unlike anywhere else. Every week, Cville Niche will celebrate that spirit by featuring a local’s top picks. Check out previous local check-ins! Laura Van Camp This shop gal could very well be credited for naming the Downtown shopping neighborhood, better know […]

Dressing Up with BitterSweet: Chambray Days

April 25, 2014 by


Oh, those warm, sunny evenings on the Downtown Mall. Here at last! What to wear, what to wear? Easy, breezy chambray is a go-to this season, and BitterSweet has tons of options to choose from, such as this soft chambray shirtdress. From Fridays After Five to a bite at Cinema Taco, chambray is versatile enough […]

The Film Buff: Film Fest Picks for the Pros

November 7, 2013 by


If you consider yourself a connoisseur of film, or a “true film buff,” then this list is for you. The Virginia Film Festival never disappoints, and this year’s lineup showcases some of then and now’s great films. Cinematic Pro Not afraid of experimenting with unconventional subject matter or filmmaking style? Then this list is for […]

The Livery Stable, rooted in history, offers unique atmosphere

August 23, 2013 by


Trying to establish a unique bar and restaurant in a city well-known for its quality and quantity of dining options can be a difficult task. But that’s exactly what cousins Ian Dugger and John McIlhenny hope they’ve accomplished with The Livery Stable. Tucked away between the former Vinegar Hill Theatre and Omni Hotel, near the […]