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Charlottesville, Virginia is a great place to live and is often reviewed in top lifestyle, health, and business rankings. The recent issue of the University of Virginia Magazine included a feature called “16 Things to Love about C’ville in the Fall” …
As a non-UVA alum, I find the comments on the Pep Band -v- Marching Band humorous.… Continue reading…
A word of advice:
You may find your time and sanity better spent avoiding the WalMart in Charlottesville (it’s on Hilton Heights Road by driving a few minutes to the West and visiting the Waynesboro WalMart and Target.
The Charlottesville Walmart is only nearly five miles north of UVA Main Grounds:
But it’s going to feel a whole lot worse. It will take a little bit longer, but you and your parents will appreciate it a lot more. Stop at Sonic or the drive-thru Starbucks (Charlottesville has neither).
The Waynesboro Walmart is bigger, cleaner and nicer. … Continue reading…
At the heart of it all is Jefferson’s university, and its concept of an "academical village." The village is built around an architecture meant to foster lifelong learning and ensure interaction between students and faculty. Today the university spreads that intellectual spirit to its surrounding city, and the school employs 18,000 people — one-fourth of the local workforce.
But UVA provides Charlottesville with more than employment. The faculty’s research, especially in biotechnology, often results in private spinoff companies, such as former professor Martin Chapman’s Indoor Biotechnologies, which develops allergen-detecting products. And UVA produces fine employees, too.
Shenandoah Joe’s new location on Ivy Road in the former Java Java spot brings something new to Charlottesville – each cup is individually brewed – the beans are ground for each cup!
The real estate business is about social networking – on and off-line (as in “In Real Life”) – and frequently “off” meets “on” – for example, @steinarknutsen came into Shenandoah Joe’s this morning and said, “I knew you were here, I saw your tweet! Continue reading
It’s going to be interesting to see what impact this year’s incoming (and outgoing) medical Residents have on the market. If you match at UVA, start getting acclimated: Charlottesville relocation map – most Residents must stay within a 20 minute radius of the Medical School. Continue reading
The four days of the Match are broken down as follows: Match Day is : Match Day is when 4th year medical students find out which residency program they matched with. … two days before, you find out IF you matched or not. … UVA medical residents (and JAG School folks, Law and Darden – I love that Darden’s Dean is blogging – students, et al) have traditionally comprised a significant segment of the Charlottesville and Albemarle real estate market. Continue reading
Courtesy of C-Ville’s blog : For three days, these financial leaders, who represent three quarters of worldwide economic activity, will tackle the issues involved with Sovereign Wealth Funds, global financial stability, changes in the world economic power and influence, the credit crunch and the future of the new financial architecture. From UVa’s site – This unique group represents three-quarters of worldwide economic activity, reaching beyond traditional G7 meetings to include perspectives from emerging markets and developing economies on issues including: • Sovereign wealth funds; • Global financial stability and economic governance; • Challenges posed by changes in the centers of world economic power and influence; • The subprime crisis and credit crunch; and (bolding mine) • The future of the new financial architecture. Continue reading