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The Buzz of the Week: 2.12 – 2.18

February 12, 2015 by


Check out this week’s buzz! THUR 2.12 SPCA Valentine’s Benefit @ Suz Somersall Stonefield | 10:30am-8pm | Details »   FRI 2.13 Made by Mieka Olive Oil Soap Demo @ Rebecca’s Natural Food | 11am-2pm | Details »   SAT 2.14 FREE Seated Chair Massage from Alyssa of JLA Massage @ jean theory | 10am-2pm | Details »   SAT 2.14 Second Saturday Yoga Art Grooves @ Second Street Gallery | 3-4:15pm | Details » […]

Checking in with the Locals: Erin O’Hare

July 1, 2014 by


It’s been one year since we started checking in with the local-loving people of Charlottesville, featuring the faces of Cville and their top picks every week. For this special occasion, we’re checking in with the Cville Niche Team! This group of locals is passionate about what they do in this great city. So far we’ve checked […]

Buzz of the Week: 11.7 – 11.13

November 7, 2013 by


Check out this week’s buzz! Thur 11.7 | Virginia Film Festival Giveaway Fri 11.8 | Meet the Filmmakers @ Second Street Gallery Sat 11.9 | Artisan Studio Tour @ Participating Galleries | Late Night Wrap Party @ Main Street Arena Sun 11.10| Square Dance with the Ragged Mountain String Band @ Albemarle Ciderworks Mon 11.11 | Steak Out for Charity @ […]

Cville Sweets Round-up: The Frozen Edition

August 16, 2013 by


Brrrrrrrr. We’d all love a little brrrr on those hot summer days, when it’s so humid outside, you might as well do the breaststroke instead of walk. Luckily, Cville food vendors understand, and have created many delicious treats to help beat the heat. For Part II of the Cville Sweets Round-up, I explored some of the […]

For the Love of Cville

February 14, 2013 by


All for one, and all for love… or something like that. This Vday, spend your day showing Cville (and those around you, special someone or special friends) your love! For the Love of… Food Bake ‘n Bike Valentine Scone Sale | Send a half dozen heart shaped chocolate chip scones and a homemade card to […]

Holiday Recipe Series: Commonwealth’s Osso Buco

December 21, 2012 by


Commonwealth Restaurant and Skybar never disappoints. In 2012, the restaurant and Executive Chef Alex George celebrated their 1 year anniversary, and a very successful one at that. For our Holiday Recipe Series, Commonwealth shares a contemporary and seasonal take on the classic osso buco dish, by Chef de Cuisine Chuck Adcock. If you’re not bold enough to […]

25 Faces of The Virginia Film Festival — Part V

November 1, 2012 by


PART V of the 25 Faces of The Virginia Film Festival series includes… Harry Chotiner, NYU Film Professor, VFF Volunteer and introducer for Sister, Aysehan Julide Etem, local filmmaker, Crystal Whitaker, VFF Sponsor and Event Planner for The Event Company and The AV Company, Daphne Latham, local hairstylist/make up artist, VFF enthusiast, and stylist for […]

25 Faces of The Virginia Film Festival — Part II

October 30, 2012 by


PART II of the 25 Faces of The Virginia Film Festival series includes… Brad Savage, 106.1 radio personality and VFF enthusiast, John Kelly, Virginia Film Festival Publicist, Derek Sieg, local filmmaker and Adrenaline Film Project mentor, Joshua Hunt, VFF enthusiast and owner at Beer Run, and Bliss Spillar, first timer. Brad Savage 106.1 Radio Personality and VFF […]

Brunch with Mom

May 10, 2012 by


Niche asked businesses what Mother’s Day specials and features to look forward to this Sunday… here are some responses! Beer Run Brunch 11-3 “You know we’ll be rollicking in fresh, local, and deliciousness for Mother’s Day Brunch!” Keswick Vineyards Free wine tastings for moms! “The Nelson County SPCA will be here for Yappy Hours as […]

be bad. do good.

February 18, 2012 by


Don your angel wings, or your devil horns, for the “be bad. do good.” charity event. Tonight, Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar is hosting a trifecta event – a dance party, discounted food, and charity. All ticket proceeds will be donated to Sanejo. Sanejo’s mission “aims to support communities transiting from war to peace or facing abject […]