From the category archives:


Culpeper Physicians Join UVa Health System

April 16, 2013

One consistent attraction that draws people to relocate to the Charlottesville area… is our extensive medical/hospital community.  Our resources are vast, ranging from our two large medical center (University of Virginia Health System and Martha Jefferson Hospital), to smaller labs and diagnostic services.  It’s desirability is part of the reason that real estate properties tend to become more […]

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Charlottesville Fry’s Spring Neighborhood Details

April 6, 2013

A couple of years ago we featured the Fry’s Spring neighborhood of Charlottesville in a blog article.  The historic neighborhood is near the University of Virginia and its bungalow-style homes often command substantial prices because of their desirable proximity to UVa and downtown Charlottesville. As part of their ongoing series of articles featuring particular neighborhoods of […]

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Charlottesville’s Innovative Center For Open Science

March 9, 2013

Another “first” for Charlottesville:  In an age where ‘transparency’ is a buzzword for corrections of all types, it’s hard to believe that until now there was no place where scientific research is shared by multiple entities.  But now Charlottesville has the first Center for Open Science research facility. In an effort to protect researchers’ designs […]

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Starting A Vineyard

February 27, 2013

Jordan Classroom Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center March 9, 2013 9:30AM – 12:00PM Gabrielle Rausse, “Father of Virginia Wine” will discuss the basic principles of grape growing from planting to harvesting and more to provide beginning grape growers a foundation in viticulture. Reservations are required. Please visit Monticello for more information.

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UVa Hospital To Add New Building

February 25, 2013

Newcomers to Charlottesville are often startled by the enormous size and scope of the University of Virginia Medical Center.  The UVa hospital buildings sprawl and loom over a good-sized section of the town near the university and the downtown mall.  Now we’ve learned that the a 30,000 square foot addition to the hospital is offically on their […]

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Charlottesville, Albemarle, and Virginia All Gain Residents

January 26, 2013

The Weldon Cooper Research Center located on the campus of UVa has just released its report on population growth in various parts of Virginia in 2010-2012.    They estimate that Charlottesville’s population increased from its 2010 count of 43,475 in the 2010 census …to 45,073 last July… which is approximately 3.7% growth. Albemarle County also grew in […]

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Virginia Schools Among Top Honors

January 12, 2013

Recently Virginia’s governor released news that the Education Week’s Quality Counts has put Virginia schools in the top 4 in the nation.  The Quality Counts ranks performance in six areas: (1) the usual look at student academics grades K-12;  (2) how the state’s education promotes the students’ success in other stages of life;  (3) the quality excellence of academic standards […]

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Charlottesville VA Physicians

December 26, 2012

Often newcomers to Charlottesville are attracted in part by the excellent reputations of our two major hospitals, University of Virginia (UVa) and Martha Jefferson Hospital.  But what happens once they’ve arrived in town and need to select their own physicians?  HERE’S a link to 265 physicians in the immediate area of Charlottesville, including the counties […]

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Charlottesville VA Tennis

November 7, 2012

Virginia is not just for lovers.  Charlottesville has embraced its tennis community with open arms.  Part of the reason is that the University of Virginia tennis teams… both men’s tennis and women’s tennis… are highly ranked and always fun to watch. But the hospitality of the Boar’s Head Inn is another big reason for the […]

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Virginia Film Festival

October 18, 2012

November 1 – 4, 2012 The University of Virginia presents the 25th Annual Virginia Film Festival! Some of the highlights will be The Library of Congress and The Presidency film series. To see the complete schedule and for tickets please visit the Virginia Film Festival.

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