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Charlottesville Virginia

A Traveler's Respite Among Birds and Words at the Inn at 400 West High

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 03.17.2017 | Travel
M. Shannon Hernandez

I was a weary traveler--completely drained since speaking at a three day conference in Staunton, Virginia. After days spent networking, presenting, an...

Opera's Bizarro World

Miriam Gordon-Stewart | Posted 01.27.2017 | Arts
Miriam Gordon-Stewart

Imagine a world in which the Golden Age of Cinema had never ended. We had decided that it was so wonderful, it should just be preserved as it was. This world exists. It is the world of the opera establishment.

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel

These girls' golf better than you can.

Social Entrepreneurship: A Shift in the Traditional Business Mindset

Heather Hummel | Posted 05.02.2014 | Business
Heather Hummel

A new corporate structure, the social enterprise, was born. This entity, which can be structured either as a for-profit or non-profit, considers the impact of its decisions on communities, the environment and employee welfare.

PHOTOS: This Charming Virginia Estate Has Royal Ties

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

Rivanna Farm, A 10,000-square-foot estate in Charlottesville, Virginia is more than just a charming home -- it has multiple royal ties. Originally bui...

Civil Rights Pioneer Receives High School Diploma At Age 71

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va. | Aaron Richardson | Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices

Olivia Ferguson McQueen received her high school diploma on Saturday, 54 years after finishing high school in a tiny room at the Charlottesville Schoo...

How Architects Live #2: Peter Culley and Spatial Affairs Bureau

Jade Doskow | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts
Jade Doskow

2012-09-06-jadedoskow300.jpgWaiting for Peter at the diminutive Charlottesville airport (complete with crafty dioramas depicting the history of the region), I expected he would show up in a sleek, 1960's sports car. He pulled up in a beat-up black pick-up truck, explaining that he used to own such a car but it bottomed out on the dirt road up to his house. I was now thoroughly intrigued.

Looking for Work: A History of Unemployment | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Looking for Work: A History of Unemployment Join the creators of BackStory with the American History Guys for a live taping of the radio show at the M...