What are insiders?

We’re your guide to all things Charlottesville—from the best places to sniff, swirl, and sip with friends to how to survive a Central Virginia winter (hint: You’ll need boots, and we can help you find the perfect pair). 

If you’re a visitor, there’s no better way to learn the ins and outs of the area than to lean on our team of insiders, who’ve been indulging in all this city has to offer—work, play, and in between—for decades. And it’s paid off: Our insider gets you access to exclusive deals and discounts, which we’re happy to pass on to you, along with our curated picks for eating, drinking, shopping, and sporting. 

If you’re new here, wait for our cues. (And if you’re a local, click here to apply to be an insider.)

Claire Kettering

Work Hard Play Hard
   

Ian Dillard

Fashion, Health, and Style.

Website: quattrotizi.com


Carolyn Pifer

Exploring the intersection of wine and travel

Website: theamericanwinegirl.com

Maddie Ford

Insiders’ Guide insta-instigator

   

 

Olivia Branch

Seeking luxury around every corner of the city
   
 

Bekah Erkel

Branding photographer highlighting one boutique hotel and fine dining experience at a time.

Website: bekahimagery.com

 

Logan Hall

Keeping Cville Social
   
 

Courteney Stuart

Telling the stories you want to hear
   
 

Linnea White

Charlottesville Darling
Website: shopatdarling.com

 

Dickie Morris

Creating and planning bespoke weddings
Website: justalittleditty.com

 

Jen Fariello

Contributing award-winning photography

Website: jenfariello.com

Ty Cooper

Award Winning Filmmaker – Creating Winning Marketing Campaigns and Enhancing the Local Cultural Landscape Through High Quality Event Promotions.

Website: lifeviewmarketingandvisuals.com