OK, Cville, NOW what do you say?
We recently had friends stop by for a couple of hours during a trip to visit relatives in Richmond. They were amazed that from our small townhome community we were able to walk a block to a supermarket, pharmacy, and other conveniences. They loved it when we were greeted as if we were family at La Joya, the neighborhood restaurant that…
Wildflower Meadow in McIntire Park East
Looking forward to the butterflies – Hope the meadow and trail will open soon! In reading the Charlottesville Tomorrow article, I was delighted to see that the Overall Park design for McIntire Park East includes a wildflower meadow with a trail loop. Wonderful! In the years to come, our new meadow will attract many visitors…
What addition to McIntire Park are you looking forward to most? Vote online at Cville Tomorrow
I love flowers and butterflies! How about you? The Charlottesville Parks and Recreation staff and the architects of Charlottesville’s McIntire Park master plans unveiled the designs for the park’s eastern half to the public this week at the Carver Recreation Center. The master plan adds features to the park such as a synthetic turf field, an amphitheater, and an…
Digital Scrapbooking – WordPress, Cvillepedia, Wayback Machine – Lasting history of Jackson-Via ES in Cville
In 2009 a class at WriterHouse on WordPress publishing got me interested in an after-school computer club at Jackson-Via Elementary School. One thing led to another and soon
Charlottesville Tomorrow Time Capsule Photography Project – History in the Making!
Just imagine the excitement as Charlottesville folks gather in 2062 for the opening of the Time Capsule that will be buried in 2012. Don’t you want to be a part of it? Charlottesville Tomorrow invites you to be a part of history by submitting 1 or 2 photographs to the Charlottesville Tomorrow Time Capsule Photography…
PLACEMAKING – the Charlottesville Downtown Mall is an important “third place”
… “What you’re seeing is further evidence of the demand to live in more urban, walkable, transit-friendly communities,” said Stewart Schwartz, director of the Coalition for Smarter Growth. “A big part of this is place-making — creating vibrant, interesting places where people can see each other and be seen. They’re what urbanists call third places.…