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7 Inches from a Shark at Greensboro Science Center

As if moray eels, mummified humans, and dinosaur skeletons aren’t wildly interesting already, things are about to get a lot wilder and more interesting at the state’s only inland aquarium, zoo, and museum.
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Arts & Culture

North Carolina Gazetteer Explores the Essential Nonessential

The North Carolina Gazetteer proves that the stories behind how many of our state’s towns were named are almost as entertaining as the names themselves.
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Harry Taylor Captures Ghosts in the Glasshouse

Formulas and methods from the 1850s create remarkable histories in one photographer’s subjects —
who are very much alive.
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Music for a Sunday Morning

Durham’s Gospel Jubilators recall the golden age of gospel.

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Tiki Bar Playlist

Tiki Bar Playlist

Transport yourself to Tiki Pier with these eight songs selected by Abbie Sinclair, owner of the Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar in Carolina Beach.
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Photography Tips from Our State Contributors

Each month, stunning photographs of North Carolina and the people who call it home grace the pages of our magazine. Three of our professional photographers share their easy tips you can use.
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In Praise of Our State’s Clay

Dig into North Carolina, and you’ll find clay nearly everywhere: in ravines, as relics, and even on a windowsill.

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The Perfect Sunday

At any age, in any household, the weekly gift of time is treasured.

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NC Towns Foster Friendships with Sister Cities

Many North Carolina towns have formed lasting partnerships with cities across the globe, proving it’s the mutual mission of diplomacy — not the miles separating us — that matters.
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Thirst in Flight: Craft Beer in North Carolina

In this four-part video series, we explore the evolving beer cultures in Asheville’s South Slope, the Triad, Charlotte, and Raleigh.
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