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Carolina’s Best Bread: La Farm Bakery

In Cary, one baker’s passion yields a beautiful bounty.

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Remembering Wrightsville: A Coastal History Weekend

Join Our State at the Blockade Runner Hotel in Wrightsville Beach October 24-26, 2014.

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Motor Heads and Motor Courts in North Carolina

Classic car enthusiasts love showing off their polished rides at car shows and cruise-ins. But in the mountains, the biggest thrill comes from getting out on the road and seeing what these aging machines can do.

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The Keepers of the Mother Vine

On Roanoke Island, in the care of a vigilant couple, a piece of our history still grows.

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Arts & Culture

Author Frances Mayes Finds Muse in Chatwood

The Under the Tuscan Sun author has recently taken up residence in the literary town of Hillsborough, making the early 19th century Chatwood property her labor of love.
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Arts & Culture

Mipso in Japan

In the summer of 2013, Mipso’s Jacob Sharp, Joseph Terrell, and Wood Robinson toured Japan. We caught up with them to learn more about their experiences abroad and the mini documentary that showcases their travels.
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5 Things You Shouldn’t Miss in
Fuquay-Varina This Fall

As more leaves begin to cover the streets, savor the fleeting season of fall in the quaint Triangle town of Fuquay-Varina. From brewery tours to a chili cook-off, there’s no shortage of seasonal fun to be had in this quaint town.
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Spiced Cranberry Apple Sangria

Raise your glass to fall with this pinot grigio-based sangria.
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Bar-B-Q Center

In the hallowed land of barbecue legend, a former ice cream parlor heats up the battle for bragging rights.
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Biltmore Like You've Never Seen Before 2014


Biltmore® Like You’ve Never Seen!

Our State presents Biltmore® Like You’ve Never Seen! An Insiders Tour October 31-November 2, 2014.
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Quiz: Where’s Your Perfect N.C. Mountain Destination?

Take this quiz to find out which destination is your perfect getaway. Inspired by the North Carolina mountains and presented by Great Outdoor Provision Co.
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Unearthed: Meadow Lane Farm

With a passion for local food and a vision for future farming generations, Martha Mobley serves as a pillar of North Carolina’s agriculture community.
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View from the Backseat

The joys of family car trips — playing games, sharing snacks, fighting with our siblings — are shared through generations.
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