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Finding Peace on the Mountaintop

Built a century ago by an artist captivated by the light created when the sun set behind Grandfather Mountain, Westglow Resort & Spa in Blowing Rock now draws visitors in search of solitude and luxury.
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A Hymn to Sticky Limbs

On being a sap for the pine tree.
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Inside The Silence at Belmont Abbey College

Solitude and prayer, historic tradition and modern education, blend beautifully at a campus where monks and students practice the habit of doing good.
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Baileys Chai Cocktail Recipe

For all those rainy, chilly days in March, this Baileys Chai cocktail recipe will certainly soothe the soul.
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BRÖÖ Takes Beer “Saloon to Salon” with Shampoo

An Asheville couple taps into the local creative industry with a beer shampoo line, BRÖÖ. What other beauty company bottles shampoo in a six-pack?
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Why is Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem?

Many are surprised to learn that Wake Forest University is located in Winston-Salem, more than 100 miles west of the town of Wake Forest. While the university got its start as a college in Wake Forest, its move to the Triad is a historic one.
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American Meltdown

American Meltdown Grills ‘Em Up

Gussied up with pesto, pulled pork, or figs, the humble grilled cheese sandwich garners crowds — and national awards — for a Triangle-area food truck chef.
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Running Wild on Shackleford Banks

To see a wild horse is rare. To feel as free as one is even rarer. Writer Marianne Gingher searches for the horses of Shackleford Banks and the elusive feeling of being untamed.
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Southern Sandwich Travel Guide

You’ve spent a good amount of time drooling over our sandwich issue. Now get on out there and try some of the best sandwiches the South has to offer with our guide. Click on the list below to download a printable PDF.
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Chocolate Cherry Cream Cocktail Recipe

We sure are sweet on this chocolate cherry cream cocktail. The smoothness of the half and half and chocolate perfectly complement the tart of the cherry.
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