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When Life Was So Tender

It was still summer until Labor Day, and then, magically, it was fall, even though the gauge on the weather thermometer said no way. We wore our new fall clothes to school anyway. As soon as we got permission to
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Shag, You Say? Oh, Behave!

Our state dance will get your feet moving — just add beach music.
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Out and About: September 2014

Whether you’re looking for art, music, or food, there is plenty to do this month in North Carolina.
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10 Ways to Spend Your Labor Day in North Carolina

North Carolinians are celebrating Labor Day with lots of food, family, and fun.
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Carteret County Blue Crab Stuffed Dolphin Fish

Elena Brent Rosemond-Hoerr takes part in a coastal competition and comes out victorious with this winning seafood recipe.
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Carolina Classic: Cotton

Discover the ways cotton is shaping art, food, and culture across North Carolina.
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The Other Side of Stokes County

Linked by a strong sense of place and preservation, four residents — and friends — define their county beyond the boundaries of its much-loved park.

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Joe Van Gogh™ Coffee & Balsamic Marinated Certified Angus Beef® Ribeye, Herbed Barley

Use freshly ground coffee from Hillsborough’s Joe Van Gogh in this beef dish created by the Got the Be NC Competition Dining Series 2014 Fire on the Dock champion, Chef Antoine Murray of Cape Fear Country Club.
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One Phenomenal Pie: Atlantic Beach Pie

Atlantic Beach Pie was just a vintage recipe until Chef Bill Smith revived its popularity.

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The Charlotte Museum of History: Teas of the British Isles

The Charlotte Museum of History is sharing tea, snacks, and history lessons this summer and fall.
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