When demand for tobacco and cotton diminished, this one-square-mile Halifax County town followed suit. Now, one couple is revitalizing Littleton into a lively location once more.
A Guide to Downtown Kannapolis
A town that once relied on the nearby textile mill to thrive now stands on its own thanks to a downtown revitalization project and enterprising local entrepreneurs.
A Guide to Downtown Goldsboro
Inspired by her family’s deep Wayne County roots, a business owner showcases her hometown’s multicultural cuisine, rich history, and vibrant arts scene.
Quiz: Coffee Break
At these North Carolina shops, find java just the way you like it — whether black in a diner-style mug or iced with lots of cream and sugar.
A Neighborhood Awakening in New Bern
Five years ago, a couple moved to New Bern with a vision: open a coffee shop and change one little corner of the world.
This Shelby Coffee House Is Home to Full Cups and Full Hearts
A coffee shop in Cleveland County satisfies cravings for caffeine, conversation, and good company.
The Dancing Turtle in Hatteras
A coffee shop on the water provided the perfect opportunity for a pair of Outer Banks newcomers to craft a community.
Around Town: Fayetteville
From a night at the theater to a day spent beside — or zip-lining above — the Cape Fear River, there are plenty of unexpected things to see and do in this historic Army town in the Sandhills.
Bitty & Beau’s Coffee Changes Lives Cup by Cup
At Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, customers learn a valuable lesson: We’re all far more alike than we are different.