When two scientists from Research Triangle Park win a Nobel Prize, their victory represents the fulfillment of the park’s original mission: to make world-class science part of North Carolina’s DNA.
Just Kidding Around Charlotte
Grab your crew and hit the road! From hands-on museums and pint-size roller coasters to majestic raptors and sky-high ziplines, the Queen City offers up fun for children and adults alike.
A Guide to Downtown Hickory
The heart of this city flourishes as a hub of art, food, and entertainment with the help of an impassioned community advocate.
I-95 Road Trip: The Art of Play in Rocky Mount
What was once a tobacco factory humming with machinery has been transformed into a showcase for the arts and sciences, a stage for performance, and a hands-on space for kids that unlocks and unleashes their creativity.
The Morehead Planetarium’s Orrery Is Gone but Not Forgotten
Once upon a time, before CGI and interactive video screens, you could step into the vastness of space at the Morehead Planetarium in Chapel Hill and watch moons orbit planets and planets circle the sun.
How LabCorp Got Its Start in North Carolina
How a Fortune 500 company rose from humble beginnings in Burlington.
Echo of the Bones
In Carteret County, a marine curator and dedicated volunteers have found a way to bring beached whales back to life. By sharing the creatures’ stories at the Bonehenge Whale Center, they’ve turned heartbreak into inspiration.
Best-Kept Secrets in the Triad: SKYWILD
Towering above the Greensboro Science Center’s Animal Discovery Zoo, SKYWILD is an adrenaline-pumping adventure course that entices visitors of all ages to try their hand at 60 aerial animal-inspired challenges.