Events

smoking quit 1

Quit Smoking Charlottesville

Every Thursday from 5-6pm at the Charlottesville/Alb Health Department on Rose HIll Drive from March 5th – May 21st. Learn various ways like acupuncture, exercise, hypnosis, medication options, nutrition, stress reduction and more! FREE and open to the public.

wine

Sips & Cinema

April 30

FAF for WP 2013 ~1240x800 copy

Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

house windows

Design House 2015

May 2nd through the 17th

running shoes

FSPCA’s 5th Annual 5k

Saturday, May 2nd

Local

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Lawmakers to AG: Investigate Sweet Briar

Fresh
Sweet Briar College logo

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A group of state lawmakers is calling for the Virginia attorney general to investigate Sweet Briar…

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Paul McCartney Coming To JPJ June 23rd

Sullivan Announcing Paul McCartney Coming 042814 (Ashley took)

Paul McCartney is playing a concert June 23rd at John Paul Jones Arena.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Complaints About Display At Main Library

Digital Camera

Our area's library board hears complaints about a display at the Central Library.

in Albemarle County, Local, UVA

UVA Sets Up Student Cost Committee

Rotunda from southwest (RG)

UVA will set up new committees that focus on costs of being a student.

in Local, UVA

UVA Alum Succeeds Lynch As Prosecutor

U.S. Attorney Seal 41210

A UVA graduate succeeds Loretta Lynch in a prosecutor's post.

National

in National, Sports

NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

Updated
nfl

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 28

supremecourt

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

in National, World

Nepalis dig through quake rubble for survivors, death toll climbs

nepalquake

International aid has finally begun arriving in the Himalayan nation of 28 million people, as experts warn the death toll could top 10,000.

in National

Baltimore mayor criticized for riot response

Updated
baltimore

Hundreds were arrested and dozens injured, as looters broke into businesses and set more than 100 fires.

in National

Divided Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage

Updated
gaymarriage

The ruling, due by the end of June, will determine whether same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide.

Lifestyle

in Lifestyle, Weird

Drones, dogs deployed in battle to save guacamole

10-overlay6

A deadly fungus spread by a beetle has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop.

in Lifestyle

Love farm fresh eggs? Rent a chicken!

11-overlay11

Entrepreneurs are hatching hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs in urban and suburban communities.

in Lifestyle, National

Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

gas

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

in Lifestyle

Register glitch forces thousands of Starbucks to close

starbucks

Registers that once merely rang up tabs and stored cash have evolved into hubs that can collect enormous volumes of data and carry out many tasks.

in Lifestyle

Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

soda

The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from popular diet sodas.

Blog

Les Sinclair

How 3D Printing Changed this Dog’s Life.

Derby the dog: Running on 3D Printed Prosthetics

Sherry Taylor

What’s Trending This Week {Video}

Goats, baby spiders, golf carts and retro superheros

Lisa Allen

How to Survive Spring Allergies

Some tips from the experts

Trending

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon’

19-overlay6

A super villain was prepared to destroy all the healthy foods in the world, until some "Sesame Street" heroes stepped up to save the world's vegetables!

News

in Entertainment

‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Pac-Man’ among finalists for Video Game Hall of Fame

Fresh
videogamehalloffame

"Zelda," "Pong," and "Super Mario Bros." are also in the running to be inducted as part of the inaugural Hall of Fame class.

in Music

Jay Z’s attempt to stem ‘Tidal’ wave of criticism backfires

jayz

Jay Z has "99 Problems" and we're guessing his controversial new streaming venture tops the list.

in Entertainment

Viola Davis to play Harriet Tubman

violadavis

She will star in a biography about the woman who helped countless slaves escape to freedom.

in Entertainment

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ fans launch petition to bring ‘McDreamy’ back

patrickdempsey

One superfan claims she isn't sleeping or eating because she is so distraught over the death of Patrick Dempsey's character.

What's Happening

Mary Chapin Carpenter

620x400MCC.CRG

Presale begins Wednesday, April 22 at 10am through Thursday, April 23 at 10pm. Just use the password: SUNSHINE

Z95 Book Club

Z Book Club DL

April book ~ “Bossy Pants” by Tina Fey

Teacher of the Month

Teacher of the Month

Nominate Outstanding Teachers

Z-Mail Club for Freebies & Extras

email

Exclusive stuff you could get tickets, coupons, maybe even ca$h!

Being in the CLUB has its PERKS

Text

Learn more about the Z 95.1 Text Club and how you can join right now.

Fuel Finder

gas

Find the Lowest Gas Prices in Charlottesville