Post written by Cyndy Graham Yes, you heard correctly. The food at Pita Vera is made fresh and baked fresh. From gyros to kabobs, Pita Vera prepares your food to order with the finest and freshest products. Owner Sam Makoley knew he wanted to open his restaurant in Blacksburg after working in the hotel and … Continue reading Pita Vera-Made from Scratch with a Lebanese Flair
Post written by Cyndy Graham The management team at Sharkey’s focuses on three different and equally important things: their happy, friendly staff, the good value you receive for your money, and the opportunity to participate in daily activities or specials. They host bingo games and trivia contests. There is a special every day like "free … Continue reading Sharkey’s-Fun and Friendly
Post written by Erin Jenkins Jack- "Algy, you're always talking nonsense." Algy- "It's better than listening to it." “This play is a classic comedy,” Amanda Snediker told me while we stood in the hall of the Christiansburg Library. She was dressed in full 19th century garb and continued, “it’s a story about love and mistaken … Continue reading The vital Importance of Being Earnest
Post written by Cyndy Graham After an auto accident, Dr. Chris Belluzzo was helped by a chiropractor. That positive experience led him to his life’s vocation. A Virginia Tech sociology major from Herndon, VA, Chris graduated with his bachelor’s degree in 1997. He then attended Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minnesota where he earned his … Continue reading To your Health!
Post written by Nancy Moseley When someone mentions yoga, perhaps you immediately think of sitting cross-legged on a mat, middle fingertip to thumb touching lightly, the familiar “ohm” sound droning in the background. By definition, yoga is all of those things, but it is also a series of physical, mental and spiritual exercises designed so … Continue reading A Business in Balance
Post written by Cyndy Graham Located in the heart of downtown Blacksburg, Boudreaux’s Restaurant offers cuisine with items not available on most menus; gator bites, jambalaya, and muffaletta, just to name a few. Begun in Blacksburg, VA in 1995, there is also a Boudreaux’s in Charlotte, NC. Boudreaux’s is located in a historic building at … Continue reading A Bite of Cajun
Post Written by Nancy Moseley Situated just barely on the outskirts of downtown Blacksburg, Clay Corner Inn, a local bed & breakfast staple for over 15 years, is at first glance nothing more than a private residence. Built in 1929, the home has a driveway, flowering window boxes and flies a Virginia State flag out … Continue reading Refreshing Changes for Local B&B
Sarah Vernon is a student at Virginia Tech in the Visual Communication Design program and comes from Marion Virginia. We asked Sarah to tell us a little bit about herself and how she came up with the design for the 2012 Steppin’ Out t-shirt. Q: How did you hear about the competition? A: One of … Continue reading Behind the design- Q & A with Sarah Vernon
Post written by Cyndy Graham “Doin’ it naturally since 1974,’’ Eats Natural Foods at 708 North Main St. is more than just a supplement store. One of the things Manager Hannah McKnight thinks those who have not visited the store might not know, is the wide variety of organic foods and produce the store has … Continue reading Eats-Doin’ it Naturally
Post written by Lauryn Tamburello In my personal opinion, PK’s, hands down, has the best wings in town. I opt for the bone-in wings and yes, I’m quite an attractive date with Honey BBQ sauce smeared all over my face. The first time I ordered them, I honestly didn’t realize that’s the size wings were … Continue reading Tijuana Toss!