People & Places

Paul Downs

When Black and White Turn to Gray

By Kerry Phelps Dale | Photos by Suzi Landolphi At Boulder Crest Retreat, combat veterans heal and find a full spectrum of possibilities for their lives. "It ...
Jim and Sammie Parrish, Gerald and Sheila Bruce, Betty Crutcher, Sheila Johnson, Ronald Crutcher and Reesa and Charles Reynolds.

Middleburg Celebrates the Oscars

Photos by Focal Point Creative On Sunday, Feb. 26, the 86th Academy Awards were held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, 3,000 miles to the east, M...
Pastry Chef Katie Kopsick (Left) and Lawrence Kocurek (Right) Credit Tiffany Meehan

This Little Piggy Went to Gentle Harvest

By Morgan Hensley The taste of pork from the Mangalitsa Old Spot Cross conjures to mind words such as marbled, tender, versatile, exquisite and rare. Very rare...
Dwight Grant

Dwight Grant, barber and hair stylist

Photo and story by Kerry Phelps Dale A customer and his excited dog stick their heads in the door and Dwight greets them both by name. The quick conversation s...

Pet of the Month

Photo by Chris Weber Whiting – Collie & Shepherd mix Whiting Owner: Middleburg Humane Foundation Age: I’m olderish. (That’s a new word I just inven...
Megan Bruce, Joannie Creek and Carol Caballero regularly greet customers from behind the counter.

Middleburg’s Amazing Bakery

Photos by Crowell Hadden After your first visit, you will consider
 Upper Crust a great find. Odds are you will also become a regular. Look at what people are...
Fox with the tray of chocolates by local artist Debbie Cadenas,

On the February cover

By Brian Yost The “fox with the tray of chocolates” artwork used on the February cover was created by local artist, who is known for her whimsical depictions...