Even though Mast General Store now has hundreds of employees, it’s still run by the same down-home principles that made it a success.
Duke Lemur Center Educates and Entertains
Lemurs aren't the first thing you'd expect to see when visiting Duke University, but they've been hanging around these parts since 1966.
North Carolina’s Weird Town Names
After we published our first post on weird town names, we received tons of questions asking us to look into other NC places with quirky nomenclature. To get you the answers you deserve — because, hey, this stuff is serious business — we turned to The North Carolina Gazetteer.
A Guide to Brunch in North Carolina
The opportunity for a relaxing brunch only comes around once a week, and that's if you're lucky. When you do get the chance to dine on a sunny patio, mimosas in hand and laughing friends by your side, how do you choose among all decadent menu options? Take the guesswork out of where to go with our guide to signature brunch dishes around the state.
Geeks-N-Taps Mixes Science with Beer
A traveling event series concocts fun, new ways to teach the science behind the drafts we drink, giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "beer goggles."
Origins of Weird Town Names in North Carolina
Wayne Schmitt, a reader from Concord, asked us, "What is so high about High Point?" His question got us thinking: What are the stories behind weird town names in North Carolina?
NC Farm-To-Table Restaurants to Visit This Spring
This spring, check out these seven restaurants with offerings as fresh as the flowers outside your door.
What’s With North Carolina’s Weird Laws?
From a resolution that makes hurricanes illegal to a ban against off-key singing, this state has some unusual laws reputed to be true.
Homeplace: Captain Charlie’s Cottages
Three of the most recognizable landmarks on Bald Head Island, the historic Captain Charlie's Cottages, provide a sense of escape to anyone looking for it.