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June 17, 2018
Near the end of an eight-hour meeting last week, the Charlottesville Planning Commission approved a new apartment building in Sunrise Park. The building will complete the mixed-income plans that Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville originally drafted for the development. Sunrise Park currently includes 30 affordable units and 16 market-rate ...
March 19, 2018
The Charlottesville City Council has made three appointments to the seven-member Planning Commission, but only one will join the body right away. Lyle Solla-Yates, a resident of 10th & Page, will join the body effective immediately to fill a vacancy. “I’ve been hoping to do this for a long time ...
December 26, 2016
In the next two months, Champion Brewing will expand into a new taproom in Richmond and open a Belgian-style brasserie and brewpub on the Downtown Mall, the latter in partnership with Ten Course Hospitality. The moves will be Champion owner Hunter Smith’s third and fourth breweries, and each will ...
April 12, 2016
A brewer, an educator, a computer programmer, a film festival director and a lawyer and politician painted a picture of an arts-infused, tech-driven city Monday when asked to envision Charlottesville in 2025. Speaking at the Future Forum, the opening event of the Tom Tom Founders Festival, local leaders spoke about ...
March 19, 2016
The patios, decks, courtyards and gardens of Central Virginia’s growing number of small breweries are heaving this time of year. As the first rays of an early spring chase off the last of the cold weather, people thaw around the tables and fire pits at their favorite local watering ...
August 11, 2015
Two issues awaiting Charlottesville’s new planning director are the future of the Belmont Bridge and potential mismatches between city zoning and citizen expectations for future building heights downtown. Last week, Alexander Ikefuna was named director of the city’s department of neighborhood development services. He replaces Jim Tolbert, who ...
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