At The Front Porch, locals gather in a historic downtown building that has long been the go-to source for news and nostalgia — and now, new clothes, too.
Pine Level Hardware & Furniture in Pine Level
At a furniture store in Johnston County, every customer — whether they buy a sofa or a screwdriver — is part of a family tradition more than a century in the making.
Headwaters Outfitters in Rosman
On the bank of the French Broad, a local outfitter gives back to the waters that sustain it.
Smart Art: DECO in Raleigh
An eclectic shop in our capital city inspires joy and laughter through quirky local pieces you won’t find anywhere else.
The Ivy Cottage Passes Down Memories
When Wilmington residents have antiques or valuables to sell, they entrust them to this upscale consignment shop and its adorable “Ambassador of Love.”
Phydeaux in Chapel Hill
When your pet is in need of pampering, leash up and head to a Triangle-area store designed for the furry, feathered, and fabulous.
In Tandem Gallery in Bakersville
At a gallery in Mitchell County, an artistic couple showcases fine ceramics that are made to be admired and used.
Seagreen Gallery in Nags Head
A family of unconventional artists turns trash into treasure at their Outer Banks gallery.
Spicewalla in Asheville
Family traditions are preserved inside colorful tins at this flavor-filled shop.