May 2013

Carolina Cups

These savory carolina cups from the Bountiful cookbook just might become a new family favorite.

May 2013

Fresh Blueberry Pie

Nothing says summer like a fresh blueberry pie. Try this recipe from the Bountiful cookbook the next time you’re in the mood for a sweet treat.


The Fudgeboat

This boat is landlocked in Carolina Beach, but it still offers a sweet trip.


Roanoke’s Emerald

These formal gardens on the Outer Banks honor our English heritage.


Sea Oats

These native grasses are pretty accents and tough defenders.

May 2013

Carolina Seashells

These treasures are scattered on our shores, hiding in plain sight.


Old-Time Sound

Members of the Happy Valley Pals band preserve traditional Piedmont music.

May 2013

Fastest Monkey in the World

The biggest, tallest, truest tale in NASCAR history happened in 1953 on a half-mile dirt track in Hickory. A monkey named Jocko Flocko beat 26 other drivers to take home the checkered flag.

May 2013

The Battery Park Book Exchange

At this eclectic bookstore in Asheville’s Grove Arcade, wine and espresso entice as many customers as the 30,000 gently used books. Here, old and new collide in a rich, decadent decor that resembles the arcade’s original purpose: to create an ambiance of extravagance.