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Old School Virginia: Putting Off-the-Map Gems on the Map

Most people have pulled into a rest station off the highway after entering a new state, walked inside and seen the 3700 pamphlets encapsulating some pretty miserable looking tourist attractions (Harrisonburg’s Quilt Museum, I’m looking at you). There is also … Continue reading

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Blue Lab Brewing Co. – Lexington, VA

Lexington is an great little town. My brother-in-law’s father lives there and the first time we got off 81 and were heading down main street, he introduced it to me as “Lexington: where everyone has either written a book or … Continue reading

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Marcus Mumford Playing a VA Guitar Warrants a Blog Post

Marcus Mumford of British-Folk super group “Mumford & Sons” recently performed in Virginia (both Bristol and Portsmouth) as part of their “Gentlemen of the Road Tour,” promoting their latest album, Babel. Virginia craftsman, Gerald Anderson made a misty Marcus Mumford … Continue reading

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The Last Camping Spot You’ll Ever Need to Find

Disclaimer: This area is amazing, but definitely exercise caution while navigating around. Many of the access roads hug the mountains and have large drop-offs/cliffs on the other side. Before you go, always check with the USDA Forest Service regarding any potential … Continue reading

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11th Annual Virginia Beer Festival

In honor of this upcoming weekend’s “11th Annual Virginia Beer Festival” in Norfolk… Virginia has recently been giving Colorado a run for its money as a craft beer mecca (I’ll never skip an opportunity to suggest, nay, command a reader … Continue reading

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Old Crow’s Ketch Secor & Critter Fuqua Reunion Show

Ketch & Critter – Live in Staunton Ketch Secor and Critter Fuqua (below) are two of the founding members of old-time string band Old Crow Medicine Show. Both of these guys are actually from sunny Harrisonburg, VA. To celebrate 20 … Continue reading

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