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Local Artist Check-In: Charlene Cross

February 18, 2015 by


At the McGuffey Art Center downtown, housed in a building that has stood since 1916 and used to serve as a school, you will find jewelry-maker Charlene Cross’s studio, among 44 other artists renting space. Among those other artists is painter Jean Sampson who describes Cross as “a wonderful and extremely creative jewelry-maker.” The McGuffey […]

Checking in with the Locals: Allie Merrill

January 20, 2015 by


2015 ushers in another year of Checking in with the Locals! Charlottesville is a city filled with local-loving people, and a spirit of community and collaboration unlike anywhere else. Every week, Cville Niche celebrates that spirit by featuring a local’s top picks. Check out previous local check-ins! Allie Merrill This local gal is a bundle […]

Local Artist Check-in: Elaine Butcher

May 14, 2014 by


Usher in spring with some unique, local, wearable art! This May, we are featuring two of Cville’s favorite artists who use their creativity and talents to create beautiful pieces that you can admire as well as wear: Elaine Butcher and Jessica Lee. You may have seen Elaine’s pieces while wandering through the magical Barn Swallow or […]

Buzz of the Week: 9.19 – 9.25

September 19, 2013 by


Check out this week’s buzz! Thur 9.19 | Night at the Museum @ Kluge-Ruhe Fri 9.20 | Chocolate, Tea, and Coffee Tasting @ Shark Mountain Coffee Sat 9.21 | Vegetarian Festival @ Lee Park | Octoberfest Party/Pumpkin Carving! @ Champion Sun 9.22| Return of the 2nd Street Noodle Bar @ Now & Zen Mon 9.23 | Oktoberfest Happy Hour […]

Buzz of the Week: 2.14-2.20

February 14, 2013 by


Check out this week’s buzz! Thur 2.14 | When Harry Met Sally @ Visulite Staunton {Check out our full list of Valentine’s Day events here} Fri 2.15 | Porkapalooza @ BBQ Exchange Sat 2.16 | Weaving Workshop @ Community Sun 2.17 | Grand Opening Week @ Opal Yoga Mon 2.18 | Noodle Bar Pop Up […]

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 […]

If you haven’t sent in your C-ville Weekly Best of 2011 Nominations yet…

May 11, 2011 by


Check out some of our  Best of suggestions/who we voted for for some ideas! Make sure and mark Cville Niche Buzz as the Best Cville blog! Thanks for your continued support.

Now and Zen: Sushi Special

March 24, 2011 by


If you haven’t stopped by the newest sushi installment in Cville yet, this will light a fire under your sushi-lovin’ butt. Now and Zen, only open during lunch hours, has a special you can’t afford to miss out on. After 2pm, all sushi is half off. That’s right, get a late lunch for an incredible […]