Food and Drink
Favorite Shopping Experience/Saturday Morning Activity: City Market. Also, the Wednesday farmer's market at Meade Park during the summer months.
Upscale Restaurant/Bar: Alley Light.
Burgers: Citizen Burger on the Downtown Mall.
Breakfast: Blue Moon Diner
Place to Buy Cheese: Feast
Diner: Tip Top 1420 Richmond Rd., 244-3424
Fried Chicken: Wayside Deli A Charlottesville tradition for nearly half of a century.
Vegetarian: Vu Noodles
Stationery: Rock, Paper, Scissors
Meat Market: JM Stock Provisions
Take Out Pizza: Mona Lisa Pasta
Seafood Source: Main Street Seafood at Main Street Market
Small Venue to Hear Music: The Southern
Local Theater: Live Arts
Local Shakespeare: American Shakespeare Center
Dog Park: Chris Greene Lake (dogs can swim there) (U.S. 29)
Swimming Holes/Lakes: White Hall, Mint Springs Park (Crozet), Chris Greene Lake
Places to Run Outside of Town: Ridge Road, Keene (can get maps at Ragged Mountain)
Road Race: Charlottesville 10 Miler
People-Watching and Shopping: The Downtown Mall
- Fridays After Five
- Ivy Creek Natural Area
- Mint Springs Park/Lake
- Walnut Creek Park/Lake
- Carter Mountain Orchard
- Canoeing the Rivanna Reservoir
- Biking or hiking in Sugar Hollow around the Charlottesville Reservoir
- C-ville Coffee
- Walks in Pen Park or Riverview Park
- Greenleaf Park (mini-waterpark plus a playground)