In 1864, a blockade runner ran aground on the coast of North Carolina. For decades, it sat within sight of shore, rusting, until finally disappearing beneath the waves. Now, it’s reappeared — and may prove to be the most significant shipwreck found in our waters in years.
Briggs Hardware is entwined with the history of North Carolina’s capital city. Now, six generations in, the store is taking on new meaning, and a new challenge, in a familiar place.
Enjoy local dishes and creative cocktails in The Durham’s retro lobby, or six stories up at the rooftop bar.
Sure, the beer’s great. But craft breweries are bringing something else to towns big and small: togetherness.
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.
Forty years ago, Bojangles’ opened its first location in Charlotte. Now it’s got legions of fans as far away as Honduras. Still, it hasn’t lost its North Carolina heart: fast, fried, and fiercely loyal.
North Carolinians know it’s not really spring until the dogwoods bloom — it’s a symbol that always seems to arrive just in time to celebrate the season.
When a national brewery set up shop in the proudly independent enclave of West Asheville, it went all out to fit in. Now, neighbors are reconsidering the meaning of a word they thought they understood: local.
A new hotel in the Art Deco splendor of the old R.J. Reynolds headquarters hoped to attract travelers from far and wide. Nobody expected guests to come from just across town.