PARI

From Space Flights to Starry Nights at PARI

The mountains of western North Carolina hold many secrets. One, a site in the Pisgah National Forest, has led lives as a space-age relic, a Cold War stronghold, and, today, a science center.
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Travel

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Blackbeard’s BBQ & C-Food

Those in search of tasty treasure can find it hidden in the heart of eastern North Carolina’s barbecue belt.
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Vintage Bicycles in Reidsville

In Reidsville, a beloved mode of transportation is restored and polished to a shine.
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Tar Heel Town: Shelby

Music and barbecue share the stage in this Cleveland County town.
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Fresh, Fried, & Familiar: Fish Camps in Gaston County

In Gaston County on Friday night, if you’re not feasting on catfish, hush puppies, and slaw in a fish camp — you’re probably waiting in line to get in.
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Jug Tucker Band: Bluegrass at the Beach

Jug Tucker draws inspiration from both sides of our state.
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Friday Night Football

On fall Friday nights, communities gather under stadium lights to root for our sons and grandsons, and cheer along with our daughters and neighbors. Win or lose, we celebrate the successes of the current generation, and revel in the glory of past gridiron stars.
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Dance All Night at the Asheville Ballroom

For dancers, numbers are second nature. On Friday nights at the Asheville Ballroom, the fun begins when one, two, three, four takes over.
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Racing at Ace Speedway

When the future of Ace Speedway was in doubt, one of its best drivers took over and brought the aging asphalt back to life.
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Friday Night Music: Bynum General Store and The Carolina Inn

At two beloved Triangle landmarks — Bynum General Store and the Carolina Inn — the music plays on.
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5 Things Every North Carolinian Should Do in September

From The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra to the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival in Burnsville, read the 5 things to do in N.C. from our September 2013 issue.
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