The Great American Eclipse is upon us, and you still haven’t made any plans? Don’t fret — if you excel at procrastination or forgetfulness, but still want to play hooky and enjoy the historic event on August 21, we’ve got you covered.
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Hood Huggers tours introduce visitors (and reintroduce locals) to an often overlooked, but powerfully prominent, community in Asheville.
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Elizabeth City is at the crossroads of history and revitalization. The result: a town where water, hospitality, and hometown pride are deeply revered, while new restaurants, the arts, and tourism are welcomed.
Your curated guide to events happening across the state this weekend, from the mountains to the coast.
Henderson has had to rebuild itself more than once, and is all about the old and the new. As you plan your visit, include these spots for the best of both.
Born and raised on this quiet farm in Martin County, innkeeper Chloe Tuttle makes her childhood house feel like home for her guests, too.
Lynn’s mother often made this comforting dish for her as a child, and today, it still tastes like home.
Whip up a batch of your favorite biscuits and enjoy this hearty, savory gravy at any time of day.
Guy Fieri and his wildly popular show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives put a spotlight on little joints with bold flavor. So what happens when Food Network turns North Carolina’s beloved local restaurants into destinations?
Whether you arrive by car or by boat, this laid-back restaurant in downtown Swansboro will fill your plate with seafood, and your heart with a love of the water.
These love-worn restaurants are revered, not reviewed: We flock to them for everything they are — cash only, unfussy, hard-to-find — and aren’t, because what matters most is always on the inside.
Fresh tomatoes are delicious on their own, but they also make great vehicles for blue cheese, walnuts, and bread crumbs.
Arts & Culture
There’s going to be a total solar eclipse on Monday, and we want to hear your thoughts on it in the moment.
The Triangle’s Bouncing Bulldogs, one of the best jump rope teams in the world, bring home plenty of trophies, but it’s the camaraderie and life lessons that members cherish most.
A two-room schoolhouse in Durham County unites those who grew up together with one woman born a world away.
A grandmother’s depiction of a favorite swimming spot preserves a moment in shades of yesteryear.
A tomato club founded more than a century ago has blossomed into a beloved tradition in Cleveland County, where members tend their community like a garden.
North Carolina was one of the last colonies to have a printer’s office, opening operations in New Bern in 1749. Two years later, on August 9, 1751, the first issue of the North Carolina Gazette was born.