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FROM WHERE I SIT: A ‘Taste of India’ is alive and well and living in Culpeper

The closest I’ve come to visiting India was decades ago in my traveling life when I visited Sri Lanka, a pearl of an island off the southern coast of India. At that time still a lot of British influence, beautiful beaches, warm culture and divine food. I still have a small wooden mask purchased from Ambalangoda, a town renowned for it’s mask craftsmanship. And then there is the 2011 flick, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” about seniors finding paradise at a hotel in India. It was with those remembrances that I visited The Taste of India, Culpeper’s first Indian restaurant. […]

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IN BRIEF: Solarize Piedmont campaign begins

During the spring of 2017, residents and businesses within PEC’s nine-county service area can take advantage of Solarize Piedmont — a cooperative program with The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) and the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) to bring solar power to more people in the Commonwealth. […]

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Monuments Men: Saving Art and Restoring History

The Museum hosts its third GalleryTalk for 2017 on Sunday, April 23rd from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Civil War Gallery of the Museum in the historic train depot in downtown Culpeper. The public is invited to attend the Monuments Men: Saving Art and Restoring History Gallery Talk; refreshments will be served. The event is free; seating is limited so RSVPs are appreciated – please call 540-829-1749 for reservations and information. […]

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Finding local food

Local food is a hot topic of discussion nowadays. More and more people are becoming aware of the benefits of sourcing food locally — from boosting their community’s economy to having a smaller ecological ‘footprint.’ […]