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Signing Off

May 11 2:33pm Sustainable Dining at UVA
Faithful readers, I have some exciting news to share: I'm going to grad school!  I will be starting a Master of Public Administration program in Environmental Science & Policy at Columbia in just a couple of weeks, and this is actually my last day of work.I'm looking forward to being a student again, but I'm already feeling nostalgic about not being able to see firsthand all of the wonderful projects that get underway in my absence.  I fully expect to read about lots of positive UVa sustainability developments in the coming year!Thanks to all of you who attended events, gave feedback, helped brainstorm, and otherwise promoted sustainability over these past few years.  If you'd like to stay involved and up to date with what Dining is going to do down the road, check out the Dining blog over on tumblr.  Going forward, this will now be the repository for info about D...
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Half-Marathon. This got real.

Nov 22 8:41am up close and personal with a UVA student
So in February, I wrote about possibly, maybe, kind of, probably running a marathon... I mean half-marathon. Well a year later, I will be. My friend from Cleveland and I will be training for the Charlottesville Ten Miler. I love how as soon as you enter the site, it tells you--- no it commands to you--- that 2012 Race Day is March 31st!No ifs, buts, or whys. You better have on your calendars because it's going to happen!While you can't register right away (and therefore you still have time to back out), I ran the 4th Year 5k a couple weeks ago and it made me feel comfortable enough to do this. My 5K time was a lot better than I expected (anything better than 27 minutes is a good sign, is what I told myself), I didn't die in the race, and it made for good stories later (like the point in the race where I had told myself that I could walk this part but then couldn't because there was a pho...
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Zocalo - $25 for $50 worth of Latin-Inspired Cuisine at Zocalo!

Nov 21 12:00am Daily Deal Charlottesville
We knew you'd like this one! Zocalo is one of Charlottesville's most popular restaurants, winning numerous Best of C-VILLE awards since they opened their doors in 2003. This Latin-inspired fine dining restaurant serves up mouth-watering dishes so good that you will dream of them until you visit again. Daily Deal Charlottesville get's you $50 worth of food at Zocalo for just $25! Just a taste of what Zocalo has to offer: Vella Jack Cheese Fritters with a raspberry chilli glaze, pecans, and chives; Drunken NY Strip Steak with herb polenta fries, grilled asparagus, and chipotle demi-glaze; and Lemon Crème Brulee with blueberry-ginger compote. It's not everyday that you will have the priviledge of dining a Zocalo for 50\% off, but with Daily Deal Charlottesville you can! For just $25, treat yourself to $50 worth of food at one of Charlottesville's favorite spots—Zocalo. Zocalo is loc...
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