Drink

June 2018 Beer Event Guide

Whitewater rafting to yoga to kickboxing: This month, beer is getting paired with just about everything.

Western

A Perpetual Harvest

Filed away in card catalog drawers in a Watauga County library, packets of heirloom seeds await planting. And with every seed comes a story.

Travel

Appalachian State Creates Students of the Slopes

On snow days, there’s one class at Appalachian State University that’s never canceled: ski school. For 50 years, the state’s second-oldest ski mountain has groomed generations of fearless — some might say foolhardy — Southern skiers.

Drink

A Guide to College Town Breweries Across North Carolina

There’s no shortage of wonderful things to be found in autumn, but one of the best is the return of college football. With the season reaching full-swing, you might be heading back to your alma mater to catch a game, see old friends, or wax nostalgic for years gone by. Here’s a list of some of the best college town breweries our state has to offer.

Western

A Proper Meal in a Mountain Town

In a sea of restaurants touting their down-home fare, a chef in Boone is serving up the real deal. The proof is in the (tomato) pie.

Western

The Course of Nature at Chetola Resort

At Chetola Resort, a place of refuge in North Carolina’s ancient mountains, a couple contemplates their long relationship, and the finite moments that remain.

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