First lady Michelle Obama will be at the Main Street Arena in Charlottesville this Friday afternoon at 1:40pm, doing some stumping for her husband. Tickets are being distributed on a first come, first serve basis at the Organizing for America office, also on the DTM at 407 East Main Street.
After 32 years, C&O Restaurant owner Dave Simpson is ready to pass the torch. “Not only am I beginning to run out of steam,” says Simpson, “but after 32 years I’m running out of ideas.” Don’t worry, Simpson says he isn’t going anywhere soon, but he has tapped the person he wants to run the…
In October, it looks like a certain Buddhist monk will be paying a visit to the DTM. That should be some scene, as the RTD reports that the Dalai Lama will be giving lectures at both the Paramount Theater and the NTelos Wireless Pavilion–and will walk between the two events.
Another great short film about the DTM from Brian Wimer and Rich Tarbell. So many great little details that make the place special. Sound track is Old Virginia Block by Devon Sproule. You have to check it out!
Waynesboro-born John Dewberry (photo left), once a starting quarterback for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the mid-1980s, and now a well-known Atlanta-based real estate developer, submitted the winning bid of $6.25 million for the shell of the Landmark Hotel in Federal bankruptcy court today. READ MORE
Another gem from Amoeba Films–that young man who plays violin on the DTM. His name is Dominic Isador Durham and he’s got a thing or two to say about what he brings to this world.
Local photographer Rob Garland with a beautiful portrait of an engaged couple on the DTM. Patriotic and sexy at the same time! Garland has shot for the The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Southern Living, among other publications. And, of course, does weddings. Check out his website here.