Tag: Downtown Mall

  • A perfect Saturday morning

    So happy our PLACE is Charlottesville A beautiful sunny day! We caught the CAT for a walk on the Downtown Mall and a  trip to the Charlottesville City Market where we bought our colorful summer vegetables at the Medina Farm stand. We headed to Baggby’s Sandwich Shop to cool off and enjoy a  cup of coffee, and then caught […]

  • 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 […]

  • We enjoyed the Festival of Cultures – C’ville is such an interesting PLACE!

    The day began early with food trucks arriving, volunteers helping set up tents and tables, and participants preparing for a full day of community celebration. Soon the park would fill up with visitors enjoying the cultural exhibits, resource agencies, performances, artisan vendors and the children’s crafts. via June Newsletter from Festival of Cultures.  

  • Spring Is Here – City Market Is Back!

    Spring Is Here – City Market Is Back!

    Winter seemed to last forever this year, so spring is especially welcome!  On Saturday we enjoyed a stroll on the Downtown Mall, a visit to the Charlottesville City Market where we were so happy to see Hobbit House Creations, lunch at Baggby’s, and more strolling in the beautiful weather.  The marathon finish-line events were packed with […]

  • Catch the CAT!

    Many residents of Willoughby Townes and Longwood chose our neighborhoods for convenience and walkability.  In nice weather a walk to the Downtown Mall or to UVa Grounds is a healthy, pleasant diversion, but in bad weather … ?  The new  CAT bus schedule is a huge bonus for all of us in the Charlottesville Fry’s […]

  • Spring is here, the C’ville City Market is open – what a wonderful PLACE!

    The City Market opened today marking the start of the 2013 season. The weather was beautiful this morning, and downtown Charlottesville was filled with people, music, and food.  How nice to live in a PLACE where a simple  trip downtown feels like a special holiday excursion! Baggby’s is still my favorite “place” to cool off