Coming Up

Top of the Hops is returning! We have win-’em-before-you-can-buy-’em tix on the Mind Bender @ 8:15

Events

FAF for WP 2013 ~1240x800 copy

Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

Fridays for FOOD 2015~ 620x400 DL

Fridays For Food

nTelos Wireless and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank are joining forces to engage the community to end hunger locally through a monthly, summertime donation drive.  
During Fridays after Five, a community gathering tradition, patrons are asked to stop by the nTelos Wireless & Blue Ridge Area Food Bank booth to donate on the 1st Friday of every month.

Ediable Food Fest - 620x400 DL

Edible Fest

Organizers of the fourth annual edibleFEST in Orange have announced additions to the lineup for an event that is set to further its reputation as the most delicious day of the Central Virginia summer.

The 2015 edibleFEST in Orange will take place on Saturday, August 8 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in downtown Orange.

 

FAF for WP 2013 ~1240x800 copy

Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

Local

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Judge Hears Pipeline Suit

NelCo 8.12 Pipeline Mtg

Dominion hopes to see the suit filed by five Nelson County landowners thrown out.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

City Burglary Arrest

Patton David McKinley

A woman was awakened by a man in her bedroom.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties

Governor To Lead Redistricting Effort

McAuliffe Terry 040115 (DZ)

Governor McAuliffe will co-chair a new congressional redistricting fund aimed at sending more Democrats to governors mansions.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Kaine Supports Iraq Nuclear Deal

Kaine Tim 031707 (we took)

Kaine, who serves on the both the Foreign Relations and the Armed Services committees, holds major sway among Democrats.

Sports

in Local, Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

Former UVA Standout Shines For Orioles

BaseballHat1

Former UVA star pitcher earns second major league start and his second win.

in Sports

After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

13-overlay2

The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

in Sports

WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

12-overlay1

One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

in Sports

Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

nhl

Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

Weird

in Weird

The $2,500 chicken leg

hen

This chicken leg isn't for eating.

in Lifestyle, Weird

‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

16-overlay

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

in Weird

Grandma’s the get-a-way driver

Police

It's not exactly quality time with grandma.

in Sports, Weird

WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

15-overlay18

After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

in Weird

Here kitty, kitty …

10-overlay17

An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

Blog

Tawne Hayes

Wasted Space

I’ve been living in a rural community for the past 10 years and have no experience whatsoever with HOA’s.  It’s…

Perry Stone

The Best Vacation

They say the best vacation is one where you don’t do anything.  Here’s my blog…       Stone Twitter…

Roxy

Kids That Rock

Check out these kids’ interpretations of Motley Crue’s classic “Dr Feelgood” –

Trending

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: When a giant crane lands on your house

24-overlay2

Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

News

in Entertainment

‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

empire

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

in Entertainment

Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

robertdowney

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

in Music

Original AC/DC frontman to write tell-all

18-overlay3

Dave Evans, who was eventually replaced by Bon Scott, is planning a book about his time in the music business.

in National, World

Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

23-overlay1

The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

in Entertainment

‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

dungeonsanddragons

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

in Music

Slipknot bassist released from hospital

slipknot

Alessandro Venturella was reportedly treated for dehydration.

Recently Played

What's Happening

97.5 3WV Summer Splashdown

3WV Summer Splashdown 2014~1240x800

Listen for the Sound of Splashdown to qualify!

WWE Live Returns to John Paul Jones Arena

WWE

See all of your WWE superstars in action at John Paul Jones Arena Saturday, September 5th. Daniel Bryan Dean Ambrose…

Babe of the Day

Aug. 4, 2015