Archives: winter

Civil War: The winter of desertion

They were committed to their Cause. They were angry at the other half of their nation. They were willing to fight to the death! Until a winter of not being paid, clothed, fed, or sheltered made them all peace out. And with dang good reason.

GardenFest 2014: A Legacy in Lights

GardenFest kicks off tonight, but get a sneak peek right here!

Snow Day in Church Hill

Photos of winter’s last hurrah in the Church Hill neighborhood.

Building a winter pantry

Building a sustaining winter pantry isn’t about being a good cook, it’s about knowing what you like to eat.


What does your start-up business do? Make pedal-powered heated handlebar grips for bicycles, allowing you to bicycle 365 days a year. How did your venture start? The three of us (Hunter, Nick, and Sam) commute by bicycle. We enjoy being outdoors, the exercise, and since we live near where we go to school, the convenience […]

Capital! Style: Color, not just for summer

Winter’s grey gloom need not chill your wardrobe palette. With spring weather so stubborn, we present these spectrum savvy sirens who refused to wait for warmer weather.

Civil War: The Miserable winter

February 1863 found both armies licking their wounds and making plans for spring and summer. Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac, newly led by Union Gen. Joseph “Fightin’ Joe” Hooker, faced each other near Fredericksburg, unmoving but ever-present, in a showdown that would culminate once the weather […]