May 2018

The Mills and The Falls

May 21, 2018 Lauren Kruchten 0
Rocky Mount, just an hour northeast of Raleigh, makes for the perfect escape for a day or two from the hustle and bustle of the city—its small town charm, coupled with its growing food and […]
April 2018

Kinston’s Southern Charm

Apr 30, 2018 Lauren Kruchten 0
If you’ve ever stumbled upon quaint Kinston, you may not have thought to check into a hotel for a weekend getaway. But this small town is causing a stir, with acclaimed restaurants and breweries. Kinston […]
April 2018

Painting the Permanent

Apr 1, 2018 Jane Porter 0
North Carolina artist Elizabeth Bradford will open two concurrent shows at The Umstead Hotel and The Mahler art gallery downtown. Bradford began her career painting the farms and gardens of the elderly residents who populated […]
March 2018

From the Mountains to the Valley

Mar 12, 2018 Lauren Kruchten 0
Pioneers settled the land of salt marshes (or licks) in the 1740s and it was called “Big Lick” when it was established as a town in 1852. Roanoke’s claim to fame came later that decade when it was designated as a stop […]
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December 2016 / January 2017

17 in 2017

Dec 2, 2016 Mandy Howard 0
By Mandy Howard and Alexandra Drosu “New Year’s Day…now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.” — Mark Twain So […]
May 2016

A Sister City Worth the Visit

Apr 29, 2016 Alexandra Drosu 0
Southern Pines is known to most as the small town just outside of Pinehurst, the Home of America’s Golf and U.S. Open tournaments. But don’t be tempted to pass through without stopping; it’s well worth […]
April 2016

Doing it all (if you want to)

Mar 31, 2016 Christa Gala 0
Editor’s note: Linda Formichelli was tired of the media telling women they couldn’t do it all. She decided she could and would—and wrote a book about it. “How to Do It All: The Revolutionary Plan […]