Small Biz Spotlight: What are your favorite small businesses in Southwest, Central Virginia?
Whether it’s for a romantic Valentine’s Day date with a bouquet of roses, a fun night out with the fam, or a self-care day, there are plenty of small businesses you could support throughout our region.
12 DAYS OF YOUR PHOTOS: Show us your ugly Christmas sweaters for a chance to see them on TV
Have you gone to any ugly Christmas sweater parties yet? Maybe yours is coming up, maybe you’ve already gone, or maybe you just need some inspiration – regardless, we want to see your ugliest, funniest, tackiest Christmas attire!
Blue Ridge Bites: Spiced Date Cake from Halwa Bakery & Cafe
Just in time for fall, Karmen George, owner of Halwa Bakery & Cafe in Blacksburg is back in the kitchen to show us how to make a spiced date cake. It’s a delicious cake recipe that creates sweetness primarily through the dates, and not added sugar.
Blue Ridge Bites: Focaccia Bread Sandwich Loaf
Looking for a dinner recipe that’s good enough for company but doesn’t break the bank? Mary Rappaport with the Virginia Egg council has the perfect sandwich. Invite a few friends over to watch a movie or the ball game and casually whisk this sandwich up during the commercials.
Blue Ridge Bites: Perfect Summer Sandwiches
August is National Sandwich month! If you are looking for a new way to elevate your sandwich game, the Virginia Egg Council has some great recipes to try!Mary Rapaport, Consumer Affairs Director for the Virginia Egg Council joined WSLS in the outdoor kitchen to share three great sandwich recipes.
Blue Ridge Bites: No-bake Lotus Cheesecake from Halwa Bakery & Cafe
No oven? no problem! Karmen George, owner of Halwa Bakery & Cafe in Blacksburg created a deliciously perfect cheesecake inspired by her Mediterranean heritage that is no-bake, contains no egg, and has a hint of spice thanks to the Lotus Biscoff cookies.
Tell us: What’s something you wish more people understood about autism?
Considering this month is an important time to learn more about autism, we thought we’d ask you, our readers and viewers: If any of you have a close connection to autism spectrum disorder (perhaps you’ve been diagnosed, or you have a friend or child with autism), is there anything you wish more people understood?
Will the U.S. men blow their chance for a World Cup spot, like they did for the 2018 event?
Nearly five years after the United States men’s national soccer team famously blew a spot in the 2018 World Cup by losing to a vastly inferior Trinidad and Tobago squad in October of 2017 in the final game of qualifying, the moment of redemption has finally arrived for the Americans.