Presented By ElectriCities of NC
A city shared by Cabarrus and Rowan counties, Kannapolis is at an exciting juncture in its history, too. It’s the only city in the nation that has purchased more than 50 acres of its own downtown while leaders seek to revitalize it. From the community’s first brewery to a new baseball stadium, there’s a lot of exciting change to come in the next half-decade. Until then, we’re honoring the beloved institutions that already make Kannapolis a great place to live — and love.
Your curated guide to events happening across the state this weekend, from the mountains to the coast.
Sure, the beer’s great. But craft breweries are bringing something else to towns big and small: togetherness.
Presented By Currituck Outer Banks
Produce stands and hole-in-the-walls, local oddities and museums, a road trip to the beach is not just about the destination; it’s also about the journey. If you’re in northeastern North Carolina and heading toward the Outer Banks along Highway 158, there are plenty of roadside attractions that offer more than just a chance to stretch your legs.
So, you want to go on a pilgrimage to find the best fried chicken in North Carolina? Plan to stop at these gas stations. No, really.
April is North Carolina Beer Month, and there are events all over the state celebrating the beloved beverage. Download BEER NC to gain early access to monthly beer event guides.
Is it sacrilege to order fried chicken at a barbecue joint? Hardly. The best baskets of crispy, salty poultry goodness are often found at places better known for pork.
B.W. Keaton got people’s attention when he started serving barbecue-sauced fried chicken at his restaurant in Rowan County. People are still talking, and the first question is always the same: How do I find this place?
Here, where the science of baking rises to an art form, cakes become extraordinary sculptures worthy of the weddings, showers, and birthdays they’re made to celebrate.
More than 30 years ago, one man in Manteo set out to open the state’s first craft brewery, and ended up changing the future of brewing in North Carolina.
Craft brewing is no longer just a boys’ club; at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville and beyond, women are making their mark in a male-dominated industry.
Download our new app, BEER NC, and find your new favorite North Carolina breweries. Plus, sign up for our monthly newsletter dedicated to all things NC craft beer.
Mipso’s distinct Southern sound has remained strong over the years, but the band’s evolution and growth is obvious. Join Mipso in celebrating its new record at the North Carolina Museum of Art on May 6.
Home & Garden
Springtime finds North Carolina in full bloom. Mountains to coast, in suburban yards and along remote trails, the azalea — perhaps more than any other native plant — brings Southern charm wherever it grows.
Home & Garden
As your begin your spring gardening, refer to these seven ideas that will help protect the pollinators in your yard.
In 1971, a group of college students marched to protect a Gaston County treasure from strip-mining. Forty-five years later, some of them reunited to march again.
A day of sunshine and good company beside the French Broad River is a day well spent, whether or not the trout are biting.
Arguably, choirs are the most visible aspect of a church service. For singers and listeners alike, choirs fill our hearts with a crescendo of joy.