Date Archives May 2011

What is “Charlottesville”? (via the ears of The Corner)

“We love the community, we love the University and we just love being here.”

106.1 The Corner in Charlottesville

When I’m in the mood to listen to music, I tend to be listening to the Corner. Why?

Note: Listen to their commercial here. With the blog redesign, I’m having some issues with playing mp3 files

1 – They play good music. Consistently.

2 – Listen to Kathy’s reasons for moving to Charlottesville; her reasons echo the reasons many of my buyer clients either move here in the first place or choose to stay in Charlottesville. With all of our problems, Cville is still a great place to live.

3 – They understand what Charlottesville is about and demonstrate that they get Cville.

4 – They’re not a homogenous station.

5 – They support local music.

6 – As Charlottesville increasingly becomes homogenized – tell me what is “Charlottesville” about the Hollymead Town Center, which could be Anytown USA – it’s nice to have a local radio station that both understands and values the importance of the Charlottesville culture and its uniquenesses and idiosyncrasies.

* Note to the FTC: I’m not getting paid to write this.

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