July 2018 / August 2018

Sail Away

Jul 16, 2018 Lauren Kruchten 0
The “sailing capital of North Carolina” is a friendly, far-flung community nestled within the tranquil inner banks of the Neuse River, along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Part of Pamlico County, Oriental was originally occupied by […]
A map of North Carolina
June 2018

Travel the Beaten Path

May 31, 2018 Jane Porter 0
From the mountains to the sea, to great beer, food and wine, to natural beauty and a rich cultural history, North Carolina really does have it all. If you’re looking for some fun this summer, […]
Waterfront shops along the boardwalk in Duck, NC.
June 2018

Summer Getaways

May 31, 2018 Lauren Kruchten 0
Stuck on Duck Duck is a quaint, coastal resort town on the Outer Banks with a population of fewer than 400 people, the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life in Raleigh. […]
May 2018

Top 5 Don’t Miss Attractions

May 7, 2018 Gina Stephens 0
1. Homegrown Marketplace This food, wine and beer expo features 100 N.C. companies offering everything from snacks and sauces to pinot noir and pilsners. It costs $3 to get in, but every visitor will receive […]
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

Fayetteville Street Fascinations

Apr 1, 2018 Jane Porter 0
Raleigh was founded in 1792 as North Carolina’s capital city and Fayetteville Street is the capital’s beating heart. Framed on the north and south ends by two grand buildings in the Greek Revival architectural style, […]
Ashley Christensen
February 2018

As Good as Her Words

Jan 31, 2018 Jane Porter 0
Ashley Christensen is no stranger to taking a stand. The James Beard Award-winning chef has been one of the most eloquent local voices on issues ranging from North Carolina’s bathroom bill to misogyny and sexual harassment […]
blowing rock
December 2017/January 2018

Blue Ridge Beauty

Dec 22, 2017 Jane Porter 0
Blowing Rock is a tiny town of around 1,000 people, sprawled across the two western counties of Watauga and Caldwell on North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway. Named for an unusual rock formation that juts 3,000 […]
Farmer and sunset
February 2017

Out of the Shadows

Feb 1, 2017 Alexandra Drosu 0
Immigration has always been a hot button issue but over the last year it’s reached a new level of interest mainly driven by President Donald Trump’s vow to “build a wall.” Many statements made news […]
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