This town in the Sandhills calls to the greats. Writers, athletes, chefs, and creatives of all kinds come to this part of Moore County, where, among the longleaf pines, inspiration awaits.
7 Cheerwine Recipes
Don’t just drink your Cheerwine — eat it, too! From cakes to pies to cocktails, you can incorporate this crimson Tar Heel treasure into your next kitchen creation.
9 Recipes for Your Strawberry Bounty
Celebrate strawberry season by making shortcake, pound cake, ice cream, strawberry pretzel salad, and more.
A First Timers’ Guide to Pinehurst & Southern Pines
A Triangle couple explores the Sandhills for the first time — and shares their itinerary for a perfect spring getaway.
Made in NC: Sun Raised Foods
When an alternative-energy entrepreneur turned to sheep as an eco-friendly way to help maintain the grass around panels, delicious serendipity struck in the form of lamb salami.
Made in NC: Our Most Honorable Mentions of 2022
The 10 honorable mentions in our Made in NC Awards impressed our judges — and us! — with their incredible creativity, craftsmanship, and stories showcasing the best that North Carolina has to offer.
A History Lover’s Guide to Perquimans County
Take a walking tour to discover centuries-old homes and architecture, grab a bite in a 111-year-old pharmacy or a 175-year-old country store, and paddle down the same cypress-lined river once navigated by Native Americans.
A Local’s Guide to Cary
Take a trip to this Piedmont city with a small-town soul, where you can savor award-winning ice cream, explore a peaceful, shady nature preserve, go restaurant- and brewery-hopping downtown, and more.
From Land to Sea in Elizabeth City
Before the Pasquotank River flows into Albemarle Sound, it passes by a historic and welcoming coastal town known as the “Harbor of Hospitality.”