25th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book

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Book-lovers and avid readers, get excited. The annual Virginia Festival of the Book is just around the corner, taking place March 20-24, 2019. What is this festival of the book, you ask? The Virginia Festival of the Book, according to their website, is “the largest community-based book event in the Mid-Atlantic region.” With over 30,000 people in attendance from more … Read More

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Charlottesville

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St. Patrick’s Day might bring up images of dancing leprechauns, pots of gold, and green beer, but do you know the real story behind St. Patrick’s Day?  The first St. Patrick’s day took place March 17, 1631, established by the Church as a day to honor St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland. St. Patrick wasn’t actually born in Ireland, … Read More

Charlottesville Restaurant Spotlight: Jack Brown’s Beer and Burgers

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Although Jack Brown’s Beer and Burgers originally started out with its first location in Harrisonburg, Virginia, the popular beer and burger joint now has over 10 locations. With a passion for craft beer and a good burger, two friends turned their childhood dream into a reality and have seen their business expand from the small college town of Harrisonburg to … Read More