McCall's Bar-B-Que

McCall’s Bar-B-Que

These two men do barbecue on a big scale, but not by sacrificing quality. In barbecue-loving Goldsboro, they wouldn’t dare.
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Out and About January 2014

Out & About in January

Don’t let the cold air keep you inside all month. From Striperfest in Wilmington to Winterfest in Blowing Rock, there’s plenty to do in North Carolina this month.
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Surf City Dolphin Dip

The Colder, the Better

In Surf City, the new year begins with a decision to embrace all conditions.
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Wrightsville Beach Oyster Stew

A Meal for the New Year

When cool weather descends upon North Carolina, it’s time for oysters.
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Atlantic Beach Sunset Over the Ocean

As Sure As the Sun Sets

Come winter, folks in Atlantic Beach head to the water’s edge at dusk for a show that plays out in few other places on the East Coast — a sight you have to see to believe.
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Through a Child’s Eyes

An active childhood imagination shapes a lifelong love of North Carolina through visits to two beloved landmarks, one in Wilmington, the other in Asheville.
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I could see for miles

I Could See for Miles

Vistas in North Carolina range from mountaintops to coastal plains, but the best views are sometimes hidden places that are all your own — spots you can escape to, grow in, and dream about forever.
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Rose Hill

Rose Hill

A strange superlative reflects the lifeblood of this eastern N.C. town.
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Country Ham Biscuits

Country Ham in Duplin County

In Duplin County, Westwater Country Ham dry cures an Eastern North Carolina classic.
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Christmas Trees

Making the Cut: North Carolina Christmas Trees

Fraser firs may be the big tree on campus at lots across the state, but on Down East cut-your-own farms, cedar, cypress, and pine are the trees that growers vote most likely to succeed.
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