Katie Schanze

Katie Schanze is the assistant editor and digital editor of Our State.

Drink

Water to Wine

Champions of the Yadkin River help protect its waters. Their favorite way to celebrate this valuable natural resource? A trip down the river — and a post-paddle party.

Guides

A Hop, Sip, and a Jump

The Yadkin Valley wine region — the state’s first American Viticultural Area — is dotted with vineyards, many just minutes apart. Get winery hopping with these three itineraries.

Home & Garden

Luxe Lofts

Choose your own adventure at this chic, historic loft in downtown Asheville.

Arts

Meet the Maker: Katie Crawford Art

Fayetteville artist Katie Crawford Allen combines the wonder of childhood with the wisdom of adulthood to create whimsical characters that bring imagination to life.

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