20+ Fourth of July Events in Virginia That Follow Social Distancing Guidelines

20+ FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS IN VIRGINIA THAT FOLLOW SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES

While the 4th of July in Virginia this year may not have the typical crowd-filled festivals and events, you can still catch brilliant...

Stand For LOVE: Shopping at Virginia's Black-Owned Businesses & Retail Stores

STAND FOR LOVE: SHOPPING AT VIRGINIA'S BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES & RETAIL STORES

Use this shopping guide* to support Virginia's Black-owned stores and experience why Virginia stands for LOVE. *This list is not meant...

 
 
 
Online Shopping Brings the Valley's Best to Your Fingertips

ONLINE SHOPPING BRINGS THE VALLEY'S BEST TO YOUR FINGERTIPS

Would you like to support your local businesses, even while social distancing? Amazon is not the only game in town when it comes to...

Stand for LOVE: 18 Museums & Historic Sites to Learn About Virginia's Black History

STAND FOR LOVE: 18 MUSEUMS & HISTORIC SITES TO LEARN ABOUT VIRGINIA'S BLACK HISTORY

With the earliest Africans coming to shore in Virginia in 1619, the Commonwealth's history is filled with important stories and notable...

 
 
 
Stand for LOVE: Supporting Virginia's Black-Owned Restaurants

STAND FOR LOVE: SUPPORTING VIRGINIA'S BLACK-OWNED RESTAURANTS

Use this dining guide* to support Virginia's Black-owned restaurants and experience why Virginia stands for LOVE. *This list is not...

Made in Virginia: The Father's Day Gift Guide

MADE IN VIRGINIA: THE FATHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE

Father's Day is only a few short weeks away, and with unpredictable shipping delays occurring due to COVID-19, you may want to go ahead...

 
 
 
Family Fun Activities in Shenandoah County

FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY

Get closer to nature and build family bonds with a visit to Shenandoah County. Attractions here are no-frills and not fancy, but are...

Virtual Experiences You Can Do In Lynchburg From Your Home

VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES YOU CAN DO IN LYNCHBURG FROM YOUR HOME

One incredible thing that we've seen while living through the time of COVID-19 is just how well the community can rally and put together...

 
 
 
Sharing the LOVE: Blenheim Winery's “On the Line” Blend Supports Local Food Banks

SHARING THE LOVE: BLENHEIM WINERY'S “ON THE LINE” BLEND SUPPORTS LOCAL FOOD BANKS

The effects of Coronavirus have been disheartening, from businesses shutting down to the utter boredom that comes from staying at home...

Canceled By COVID: Enjoy Virginia Music Festivals from Home

CANCELED BY COVID: ENJOY VIRGINIA MUSIC FESTIVALS FROM HOME

Memorial Day weekend is usually the start of music festival season in Virginia. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus situation, many...

 
 
 
Cheers To Wine-Down Wednesdays in Nelson County!

CHEERS TO WINE-DOWN WEDNESDAYS IN NELSON COUNTY!

Most Wednesdays, the weekend still feels far away. The commute to the office seems longer than ever, two nights of homework has made...

But Did You Know.16 Fun Facts About Virginia

BUT DID YOU KNOW.16 FUN FACTS ABOUT VIRGINIA

As the home of the first English settlement in the New World, Virginia has an extensive history with countless contributions to America's...

 
 
 
Your 2020 Guide To Virginia's PRIDE Festivals & Events

YOUR 2020 GUIDE TO VIRGINIA'S PRIDE FESTIVALS & EVENTS

The first half 2020 has been a year of connecting and supporting each other in so many ways, and our LGBTQ+ families, friends and Allies...

But Did You Know.Prohibition & Franklin County, The Moonshine Capital of the World

BUT DID YOU KNOW.PROHIBITION & FRANKLIN COUNTY, THE MOONSHINE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Many people know a little bit about the era of Prohibition in America or have at least watched films about moonshiners, such as the...

 
 
 
Patriotic Places for your Next Military Tour or Reunion

PATRIOTIC PLACES FOR YOUR NEXT MILITARY TOUR OR REUNION

With its proximity to Washington DC and including a large number of bases and government installations, Virginia is the perfect destination...

Supporting Virginia's Watermen: Order Virginia Oysters for Delivery & Pickup

SUPPORTING VIRGINIA'S WATERMEN: ORDER VIRGINIA OYSTERS FOR DELIVERY & PICKUP

Photo Credit: Jordan Rodericks While you may not currently be able to enjoy Virginia's oysters at a nearby restaurant, you can still...

 
 
 
Virtual Activities & Things to Do in Virginia's Blue Ridge

VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES & THINGS TO DO IN VIRGINIA'S BLUE RIDGE

During this time of COVID-19 and Virginia's stay-at-home orders, Virginia's Blue Ridge is exploring virtual spaces and new ways of...

Virginia's Farmers Markets: How to Get Fresh Produce, Meats, & More While Social Distancing

VIRGINIA'S FARMERS MARKETS: HOW TO GET FRESH PRODUCE, MEATS, & MORE WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCING

If you're like us, you probably look forward to spring and the reopening of Virginia farmers markets where you can peruse fresh produce,...

 
 
 
Made in Virginia: The Mother's Day Gift Guide

MADE IN VIRGINIA: THE MOTHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE

Your mom deserves a thoughtful, unique gift for Mother's Day, and we've compiled a few of our favorite made in Virginia products that...

Discovering Wildlife and Wonders From Home

DISCOVERING WILDLIFE AND WONDERS FROM HOME

It's the time of year when the natural world in Virginia is full of new life, with baby animals being born in our zoos and aquariums...

 
 
 



India just surpassed Russia to become the country with the 3rd-highest...

India just surpassed Russia to become the country with the 3rd-highest number of coronavirus infections

Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times/Getty Over the weekend, India counted tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases that saw the country surpass Russia for home to the... Read more ...

Inspired in Solitude: Travel in New England and COVID-19

Inspired in Solitude: Travel in New England and COVID-19

Thoreau's Cabin in Concord, MA by Hannah White Social distancing: a term previously unknown to most that grew in common usage seemingly overnight. Though we are living in... Read more ...

'Animal Crossing' users are wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, making signs...

'Animal Crossing' users are wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, making signs, and organizing virtual protests

Courtesy of Jennifer Stavros As protests have organized across the US and around the world against police brutality and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, video... Read more ...

If you're self-employed, here's how you can get a tax break for your home office

If you're self-employed, here's how you can get a tax break for your home office

Westend61/Getty If you are self-employed and working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for a tax break for home office expenses. Your home office can be... Read more ...

I went camping on the beach in Texas during the pandemic. Here are 7 things...

I went camping on the beach in Texas during the pandemic. Here are 7 things I packed for a cheap, socially-distant getaway, and one thing wished I had with me

Joey Hadden/Business Insider I traveled three and a half hours from Austin to Goose Island State Park on the Texas coast for one night of camping in June. I brought items like... Read more ...

The list of the 30 'most American' cars of 2020 includes all 3 Tesla models...

The list of the 30 'most American' cars of 2020 includes all 3 Tesla models in the top 10 - see the full ranking

Cars.com Cars.com has released a list of the most American cars from the 2020 model year based on factors like the location of its factory, where the parts are sourced from... Read more ...

The new Ford F-150's coolest feature turns it into a true a work truck in...

The new Ford F-150's coolest feature turns it into a true a work truck in every sense with a folding desk

Ford The new Ford F-150 has many cool features, but the best one is the Interior Work Surface option. The shifter folds down with a push of a button and you can unfold the... Read more ...

This custom camper van was created out of a Ram ProMaster for less than...

This custom camper van was created out of a Ram ProMaster for less than $20,000. See inside the design from one of the newest camper converters

Dirtbag Conversions Oregon has a new camper van conversion company: Dirtbag Conversions, which was officially registered in May. The company was founded by Kevin Marquardt, who... Read more ...

The US's second peak may be less deadly than the first - but coronavirus...

The US's second peak may be less deadly than the first - but coronavirus fatalities in the next 3 months could still rival US combat deaths during World War I

Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images As daily US coronavirus cases continue to rise, daily deaths could stay flat or even decline over the next three months. That may seem like a... Read more ...

Star-Spangled Tire Shredding $350 BMW Is Here To Out-'Murica Us All With...

Star-Spangled Tire Shredding $350 BMW Is Here To Out-'Murica Us All With Fireworks

Independence Day is not a holiday known for its subtlety. Anything less than the loudest, craziest celebration you can muster is simply un-American! Thus, there is no better... Read more ...