I’m hosting this month’s Left of Center meeting. The topic is local food. The speakers are Colin Steele & Lynsie Watkins, of Perfect Flavor, and Gail Hobbes-Paige, of Caromont Farm. It’s at Maya, Tuesday, 5:30pm – 7:00pm. For more information see the LoC website. Come on down.
Category Archives: Charlottesville
House Republicans boo C’ville Young Liberals.
There’s a group of young Democrats in the area who I’ve addressed a few times, high school students who have organized a multi-school group named the Charlottesville Young Liberals. They work on campaigns together, arrange educational forums, and generally do the sorts of things that people lament kids don’t do enough of these days. They …
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Lost counties, cities, and towns of Virginia.
I love this Wikipedia entry on Virginia locations that have ceased to exist, as such. One whole county became Kentucky. Dozens of counties became Kanawha, later renamed West Virginia. Some towns became military bases during wartime. Southeast Virginia lost a great many small towns to municipal growth in the mid 1900s. Basic City became Waynesboro. …
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Charlottesville sun dog.
I spotted my first-ever sun dog today, high over Charlottesville: The day that I moved to Blacksburg, a double rainbow hung over the town. The next time that I spotted one was 16 months later, hanging over the town again, the day I moved back to Charlottesville.
What the Albemarle County Republican Party believes.
This says it all.
Sen. Clinton coming to C’ville.
CBS 19: John Grisham will hold a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton at the Paramount, here in Charlottesville, in a month’s time. Tickets go on sale later this week.
Adopt this cat?
Mr. Blues the cat needs a home. He’s promoted as the Dread Pirate Roberts of cats, though with half as many eyes.
It’s more fun than drinking conservatively.
There’s now a Charlottesville chapter of Drinking Liberally. They meet every Thursday at 6pm, at South Street Brewery.
Blog aggregator outside.in, which is trying to index all locally-focused blogs in the nation, just e-mailed me to inform me that they’ve removed cvillenews.com because “it does not have enough hyperlocal content to be included in our site.” This is the same site that declined the OPML for Charlottesville Blogs last fall, saying that they’d …
Charlottesville Blogs, relaunched.
At long last, I have moved Charlottesville Blogs over to a different aggregation package. As I did a couple of months ago with Virginia Political Blogs, I’ve switched from the unreliable Planet over to the far more reliable (and robust) FeedWordPress. It has the same simple look as always, and I’ve aliased all of the …