Virginia is Home to Another Non-Native Lizard Species that Hitchhiked it’s Way to the Commonwealth

Virginia is home to a number of native and non-native lizard species. Red-eared sliders, Mediterranean house geckos, and Italian wall lizards are a few of the non-native reptiles that have established reproducing populations in Virginia. The commonwealth is now home  to another lizard species – the green anole. According to the Virginia Department of Wildlife […]

Robert E. Lee Statue Removed From U.S Capitol, Set To Be Replaced by Barbara Johns Statue

Virginia has removed the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from the Capitol. The Capitol allows each state to display two statues of important figures in the national building and the Robert Lee statue had represented the state along with George Washington’s statue since 1909.  Laborers removed the statue from the National Statuary Hall […]

Virginia Becomes Third State to Ban No-Knock Warrants

Virginia became the third state in the country to ban the controversial no-knock warrants. The move came this Wednesday when Governor Ralph Northam signed police reform legislation that includes a ban on no-knock raids. The raids are used frequently by the police to make drug busts.  The move came after months of protests that had […]

Breaking: ACLU Loses Fight to Prevent Virginia From Collecting and Storing License Plate Data

In a blow to the ACLU, the Virginia High Court on Thursday sided with the law enforcement and allowed the Police department to continue collecting license plate data using automated scanners.  Harrison Neal, a Fairfax county resident represented by ACLU, filed a complaint against the collection of license plate data using Automated License Plate Readers(ALPRs) […]

Virginians Can Visit These Nearby States Without Travel Restrictions

With the Covid-19 pandemic not showing any signs of slowing down, the U.S states are implementing varying degrees of travel restrictions on interstate travel.  These restrictions may include a 14 day mandatory or advised quarantine period. Many states are keeping a list of “high-risk” states. People coming from these states may be subjected to certain […]

Find Local Charm and Great Coffee at Middleburg Common Grounds

If you’re looking for a cozy, locally owned coffee shop, Middleburg Common Grounds in downtown Middleburg, Virginia has you covered. The menu includes hot and cold coffees and barista-crafted espresso drinks, as well as a selection of excellent baked goods and breakfast sandwiches. Don’t miss out on the excellent sour cream donuts. A great casual […]

Archwood Green Barns Farmers’ Market – Still Going Strong during COVID

If you’re looking to get your fall farmer’s market fix, Archwood Green Barns farmers market in The Plains, Virginia is a great place to visit. Featuring dozens of vendors, this farmers market has everything that you’d want for a nice Sunday visit. Start your visit with a trip to the coffee roasters, where you can […]

Best Wine Shop and Pizza in Middleburg, VA – Knead Wine

Looking for an incredible bottle of vino or satisfy your craving for artisanal pizza? You can find both at Knead Wine in downtown Middleburg, Virginia. Part boutique wine shop, part pizzeria, Knead opened its doors in August 2020. It’s the brainchild of Jarad Slipp, a master sommelier, chef, and former RdV Vineyards estate manager, who […]

Brew with a View – Dirt Farm Brewing

If you’re looking for a brew with a view, look no further than Dirt Farm Brewing in Bluemont, Virginia.  Perched atop the eastern edge of the Blue Ridge mountain range, Dirt Farm has abundant outdoor seating, tasty beverages, and onsite food.  Virginia’s brewery scene has been booming in recent years, and Dirt Farm Brewing (founded […]

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