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Glazed Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon may always be in season, but asparagus is only available for a short time. Celebrate spring while you can with Amy Brinkley's bacon-wrapped asparagus recipe.

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Artist Spotlight: Joe Newberry

Joe Newberry has been playing banjo since his childhood in Missouri, but since moving to North Carolina he has gained notoriety, friendships, and a place to call home.

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10 Poems Every North Carolinian Should Read

Indulge in the diverse beauty of North Carolina by reading these poems aloud.

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The Invasion of the Underclad Undergrads

For a brief time in the 1970s, college students threw off their inhibitions — among other things — and ran free.

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Arts & Culture

Catawba Valley

Where the Catawba River flows through Lincoln and Catawba counties, an ancient art form thrives.
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Food

Piña Colada Recipe

Combine fruit and North Carolina rum to add some tropical flavor to your beach weekend.
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Arts & Culture

Lowland Hum: Free Download and Q&A

Lowland Hum shares an exclusive download with Our State readers.
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New Bern Day Trip

Events

New Bern Day Trip

Explore New Bern with Our State June 21, 2014.
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Food

Happy North Carolina Beer Month

Celebrate craft beer across the state this April during North Carolina Beer Month.
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Food

Carolina Beer Temple in Matthews

Rob Jacik and his wife Megan offer North Carolinians an easy way to enjoy local craft beer.
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The Azalea Festival, 2013, Wilmington, North Carolina

Travel

10 Gardens for a Spring Picnic

Work up an appetite strolling through these North Carolina gardens.
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Amtrak

Promotions

A 3-Day Washington, DC Getaway

Enter to win a 3-day getaway to Washington, DC courtesy of Amtrak Vacations®.
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McDowell County

Promotions

The Blue Ridge Traveler’s Getaway

Enter for a chance to explore McDowell County with this Blue Ridge Traveler’s Getaway.
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