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.
Our senior writer/editor put more than 8,000 miles on his car on trips around North Carolina last year. Here are eight curious sights he found on the way to somewhere else.
At the ceremony where North Carolinians become Americans, the tears are joyful, the smiles are wide, and the journey is only beginning.
In shimmering Charlotte, this historic hotel is one of a kind, even if it’s no longer one with its surroundings.