High Point Market attracts furniture makers from around the world. But there’s a lot of local pride there, too. Every year, Conover-based LEE Industries connects local artisans, dealers, and retailers to celebrate furnishings that are proudly made here in North Carolina.
As commercial aviation captures the public’s imagination, conditions are just right for a North Carolina airline — born and bred in Winston-Salem — to take off.
In the 1950s and ’60s, the Dare Coast Pirates Jamboree brought dancing, fish fries, and elaborate costumes to the Outer Banks each spring — until things got a little too rowdy.
Joseph Winters brought some of the biggest musical acts of the past century to Raleigh — and helped bridge the gap in a segregated city.
In 1958, a group of college students in Greensboro built a modern home from scratch.
When pizza parlors arrived in North Carolina, the checkered tablecloths and warm, garlicky welcome changed downtown eating — and campus life — forever.
After the war, North Carolinians hit the road on gasoline that’s newly cheap and plentiful. Sleek cars in a kaleidoscope of colors carry families to drive-in theaters and restaurants, where they watch and dine under the stars.
For more than 40 years, the Mountains-to-Sea Trail has stretched nearly 1,200 miles across North Carolina. But for the passionate advocates who work to move the path off of roadways and into woods and fields — a fraction of a mile at a time — improving the trail is an ongoing journey.