Life

July Welcome Letter: In Search of Summer

Editor in Chief Elizabeth Hudson describes what her summers looked like growing up—there were no beach vacations or picnic baskets, but there were sparklers, pop guns, scraped knees, and wonder.

History

Remembering Fordham’s Drug Store

It’s long been closed, but if you walk by the familiar storefront in downtown Greensboro, memories of the pharmacy’s beloved soda fountain come flooding back.

Life

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Selling lemonade by the cupful is a rite of passage for kids. Buying a cup of that sweet-tart goodness is a duty for adults — regardless of the price.

Nature

In Search of Methuselah

The oldest tree in North Carolina grows deep within Three Sisters Swamp in Bladen County.

Arts

Studio Tour with Raleigh’s Clark Hipolito

Catch a wave — in Wake County? An artist puts paint to surfboards, bringing a bit of the coast to the Triangle area.

History

From Fountain to Fore!

Why a 300-pound soda dispenser holds an exalted place at the Pinehurst library.