The nation’s biggest coffee trade show is underway in New York, and three Virginians are heading that way to compete for the title of America’s Best Coffee House.
The Mudhouse in Charlottesville, which began brewing coffee for Charlottesville 20 years ago, applied to compete in this year’s contest, and after secret sippers came through, Mudhouse won the chance to show its stuff in New York, but Operations Director Dan Pabst says choosing which coffees to serve in competition was a tough task.
Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” features scenes filmed in Virginia. What does the film industry do for the state and local economy? We hear from the Virginia Film Office. Plus, a look at the Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville, with Virginia Conversations host May-Lily Lee.
As you prepare your Thanksgiving Day meal, have you ever wondered what the early American settlers sat down to at their special feasts? On this edition of Virginia Conversations, a look at that colonial menu with our guests including a woman who literally wrote the book on early Virginian cuisine as well as an interpreter from the Jamestown Yorktown Foundation who brings colonial culinary history to life. Join us with host May-Lily Lee.
On this edition of “Virginia Conversations” it’s the time of year for when college students wish for a financial aid package in their Christmas stocking. Our guests will help students and their parents get more out of the grants and student aid available, tackle the myths and realities of financial aid, and help get them through the complicated maze of paperwork to apply for aid. Join host May-Lily Lee.
He used to be Governor of Virginia… he's now a U.S. Senator for Virginia… he’s also our guest on this edition of Virginia Conversations, with host Bob Gibson. One month after winning a seat in the Senate, Kaine discusses the challenges facing the 113th Congress. Also – his take on how the race for Governor is shaping up in Virginia.
On this edition of Virginia Conversations with host May-Lily Lee, we take a look at how consumer spending is going so far for Virginia retailers, and get an idea on how they’re still hoping to entice you to hit the stores. Plus,advice on how to get the best deals and not get in over your head.
On this edition of “Virginia Conversations,” getting around parts of the state is now a lot easier. There’s a new rail line between Hampton Roads and Richmond… and more money in the pipeline to improve rail service between Richmond and Washington. Host May-Lily Lee will lead a discussion of those improvements, plus the prospects of added rail lines in other parts of the state including Roanoke, with the Director of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation.