Entries by Jennifer

Gemparcel is Sparkling on Main Street in Berryville

Story by Rebecca Maynard, Photo by Bre Bogert If you’re looking for a gift for that someone on your list who loves jewelry, look no further than Berryville Main Street’s newest business, Gemparcel, located at 23 East Main Street, Suite B (right above Fire House Gallery). Gemparcel is owned by husband-and-wife team Michael and Pachariya “Peach” Perez. […]

Around Clarke County – November/December 2017

November 17 Timothy Chambers TED Talk, Book Signing and Reception Barns of Rose Hill. 95 Chalmers Ct. Berryville. Evening with accomplished local portrait and landscape painter, founder and teacher of Iguana Art Academy and author, Tim Chambers, as he shares his TED Talk given in Chicago as well as his latest book, “Seeing Beautiful,” followed by a book […]

Everyone is Welcome at the Hideaway Cafe

By Claire Stuart Hideaway Café in Winchester has announced they are moving from the Old Post Office Building, and hope to be up and running in their new location by Thanksgiving, or December 1 at the latest. The café has billed itself as the community’s living room — more than just a place to enjoy […]

Clarke County Committee Working to Bring Broadband Internet Access to All

By Rebecca Maynard Most Clarke County residents seem to love what it has to offer – beautiful scenery, a close-knit community and low population density thanks to a commitment to land preservation. With low population density, however, comes one challenge that has only become an issue in recent years: access to reliable, fast broadband internet access. […]

A Holiday with History

by Keith Patterson We are blessed to live in a place that hearkens back to the fondest of our memories. The TV shows, movies, greeting cards, songs and jingles on the radio that seem so iconic in depicting the idyllic America of our collective nostalgia are actually describing the lives that we lead here in […]

A Passion for Art and Dachshunds

By Claire Stuart Clarke County artist Constance Belle Fisher invites you to visit her Northlight Studio open house on December 9 as part of the Top of Virginia Artisan Trail’s Open Door Tour. Influenced by the French Impressionists, Fisher loves to explore the use of mood and light in her works. She enjoys painting the […]

Life and Times in the Hawthorne Building

By Betsy Arnette When Melinda Kramer purchased the Hawthorne Building from the York family in 2006, Mrs. York told her, “You’re buying a very special building because it was built in three centuries.” The Hawthorne Building sits at the northwest corner of Buckmarsh Street and West Main Street in downtown Berryville. An imposing Federal-style brick building, […]

Margaret Barthel, Berryville Treasure

By Edith Welliver Berryville is lucky to have held a little population of delightful people over the years, drawn in from the surrounding county. One particular such asset is Margaret Barthel, the attractive little lady in neatly pressed slacks with numerous sidewalk conversations along the way. She is someone everyone wants to talk to. Margaret […]