Home & Garden

Homeplace: Sissipahaw Lofts in Saxapahaw

After the textile industry left town, Saxapahaw has since been revitalized. Part of the town’s mill has been converted into a living space known as the Sissipahaw Lofts, made beautiful by those who call it home.

Life

Tin Can Cutie Pies, Airstreams Are Beloved by Many

Morphed from oddity to icon this little king of the road is irresistible to both nostalgia buffs and a new generation of Airstream aficionados.

History

Are the Tar and Pamlico Rivers the Same River?

There’s a distinct line that divides the Tar and Pamlico rivers, but many don’t even realize that the two waterways are one and the same.

Arts

The Art of Letterpress Finds a Home in Durham

A trio of Durham printers finds satisfaction in — and a new demand for — the original methods of a 500-year-old craft.

History

Preservation Efforts Continue Full Steam Ahead at NC Train Stations

The setting for many a joyful arrival or weepy departure, where riders clutched boxed lunches, duffle bags, and vanity cases, train stations across the state nearly fell into obsolescence. Now, these architectural and sentimental jewels are back on track, for viewing, celebrating, and, of course, catching a train.