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Get a room!
The Landmark Hotel has gotten oodles of ink since construction halted three years ago, and with an auction for the property underway, it appears the hulking skeleton may finally get some flesh– and Charlottesville will get the luxury accommodations we've been waiting for, over 500 rooms in all, thanks to the three other hotel chains who are poised to claim C'ville real estate.
At his walk-in practice on Pantops, Dr. Gaines Talbott has treated more than 51,000 patients in the past 13 years, but changes in the medical profession and problems with insurance processing are making his job harder, and could create serious health implications.
Everyone knows the story of Snow White, but there are surprises and beauty in the latest film adaptation, Snow White and the Huntsman, which Roger Ebert dubs the "fairest of all."
Words on wine
It's widely known that Thomas Jefferson tried to grow grapes for wine, but did you know he wasn't the first Virginian to do so? A new book by wine blogger Richard Leahy traces the history of Virginia winemaking from pre-Jefferson efforts through today, when the Commonwealth is dotted with hundreds of successful wineries.