Friday, January 29, 2010

Charlottesville listed as one of the healthiest cities

From the City of Charlottesville's website:

In the February issue of Men’s Journal magazine, the City of Charlottesville is listed as one of the healthiest cities to live in the country. The new accounting used information compiled by Sperling’s Ranked and Rated in their Best Places to Live survey to give editors a snapshot of long term health conditions. The national magazine looked at quality of life issues that contribute to a healthier lifestyle such as:

• Availability of Local Farms and Products
• Shorter Commute Times
• Sidewalk Access and Pedestrian Friendly Community
• Lower Pollution Levels
• Available and Expanding Green Spaces
• Mild Climate and Sunny Days

Recent other acknowledgements for the City of Charlottesville include:

• 4th Best Place to Live in the Country - Kiplinger's Magazine 2009
• Best Place to Launch a Business – Fortune Magazine 2009
• 11th Best Town to Find a Job - Forbes Magazine 2009
• One of the 30 Coolest Neighborhoods, Belmont - Men's Health Magazine 2009
• 18th Safest Mid-Sized Cities in the Country (populations between 150,000 and 500,000), Farmers Insurance 2009
• AARP, Top 10 Healthiest Places to Retire, 2008
• Best Places to Retire, Black Enterprise Magazine, 2nd in 2008
• Best City for Living and Launching a Business by Fortune and Money Magazines - 18th Place in 2008.
• Best Small Market for Business by Forbes Magazine - 9th Place in 2008.

Monticello Media

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Charlottesville snow pictures

Click Here for Snowpocalypse pictures from Flickr!