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Review: Pino’s Italian Grille and Pizzeria

Photography by Deadra Miller

Deadra Miller, staff writer   Pino’s Italian Grille and Pizzeria is owned and operated by a local family that has at least two other restaurants within 50 miles of Dillwyn, Virginia. Pino’s has a friendly atmosphere where everyone knows everybody, so it is hard to hide if you want a quiet meal with your significant […]

December 7th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Reviews | Read More »

Review: Tidewater Classical Guitar Orchestra

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Isaac Rowlingson, staff writer   On Sunday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m., the Tidewater Classical Guitar Orchestra played at PVCC’s V. Earl Dickinson theatre. The auditorium was filled with a diverse audience. As the musicians came out, the audience applauded them. The first part of the concert was the full guitar orchestra. The performers were […]

December 7th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,From the Forum,Fun,Local News,Music,News,Reviews | Read More »

An Evening of Kafka and Stevenson

AHS Drama performing The Castle. Photography by Isaac Rowlingson

Isaac Rowlingson, staff writer On Nov. 17 through 19, Albemarle High School Drama presented An Evening of Kafka and Stevenson. Each performance consisted of two one-act plays. Before the show, the director mentioned they will also be performing a musical in the coming spring. The first play was based on the book The Castle, by […]

December 7th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,From the Forum,Fun,Local News,News,Reviews | Read More »

Fine Dining at the Illustrious Peter Chang

Photography by Joel Gibbons

Joel Gibbons, staff writer Few restaurants in Charlottesville can take you on the culinary adventure that Peter Chang provides for its customers. This gourmet Chinese restaurant, founded by the legendary Chinese Chef Peter Chang, takes familiar Asian cuisine and alters it to provide a new explosion of flavor which not only fills your stomach, but […]

November 6th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Fun,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Romeo and Juliet, A Classic Reimagined

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Isaac Rowlingson, staff writer The Maxwell Theatre (Black Box Theatre) at PVCC carries the tradition of the intimate environment that has portrayed “Romeo and Juliet” as well as Shakespeare’s other plays so honestly for centuries. The audience sat tight on Friday, Oct. 27, packed into three rows of inclined seating. With relatively little room for […]

November 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Events,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Review: Rick and Morty Season 3

Jake DeLaurier, staff writer After waiting a year and a half, Rick and Morty fans were finally treated to the third season. Creators Justin Roiland, Dan Harmon, and their team of writers have crafted yet another amazing set of ten episodes that are easily some of the best content on TV. Season three started on […]

October 24th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Fun,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Review: Lampo Neapolitan Pizza

Lampo Pizza

Jeff Jones, staff writer In the past ten years, Belmont has become the new hot spot in Charlottesville hosting some of the area’s best restaurants. In that time, Mas, The Local and Tavola have become staples within Charlottesville residents’ diets. However, after only a few years in business, Lampo has awed the taste buds of […]

October 16th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Reviews | Read More »

Review: Joe’s Place, a Louisa County Staple

Photography by Anna Grace Agee

Anna G. Agee, staff writer  Joe’s Place in Louisa, Virginia, is one of those hole-in-the-wall restaurants that people are always afraid to try but end up at the top of their list of favorite restaurants. Joe’s, as the locals call it, is an Italian restaurant located on East Main Street that is known as the […]

October 16th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Reviews | Read More »

Review: Bodo’s Bagels is the Place to Eat

Bodo’s Bagels’ delicious tuna salad sandwich on their homemade whole wheat bagel. Photography by Michaela Courtney.

Michaela Courtney, staff writer There is no doubt there are several restaurants and eateries that make up the beautiful city of Charlottesville, but there is one little local shop that stands out the most when looking for a quick and delicious meal. Bodo’s Bagels is not your ordinary bagel shop, and this immediately becomes apparent […]

October 16th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Reviews | Read More »

Review: Ace Biscuit & Barbecue

Photography by Ray Petree III

Ray Petree III, staff writer The city of Charlottesville is a haven for locally owned and operated eateries — like Bodo’s Bagels or Jak n’ Jil — as opposed to the average community, dominated by large scale corporations. Ace Biscuit & Barbecue similarly encapsulates that mom-and-pop feel that is unique to Charlottesville, tackling a traditionally […]

October 16th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Reviews | Read More »

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