A city shared by Cabarrus and Rowan counties, Kannapolis is at an exciting juncture in its history, too. It’s the only city in the nation that has purchased more than 50 acres of its own downtown while leaders seek to revitalize it. From the community’s first brewery to a new baseball stadium, there’s a lot of exciting change to come in the next half-decade. Until then, we’re honoring the beloved institutions that already make Kannapolis a great place to live — and love.
Your curated guide to events happening across the state this weekend, from the mountains to the coast.
Sure, the beer’s great. But craft breweries are bringing something else to towns big and small: togetherness.
Produce stands and hole-in-the-walls, local oddities and museums, a road trip to the beach is not just about the destination; it’s also about the journey. If you’re in northeastern North Carolina and heading toward the Outer Banks along Highway 158, there are plenty of roadside attractions that offer more than just a chance to stretch your legs.
So, you want to go on a pilgrimage to find the best fried chicken in North Carolina? Plan to stop at these gas stations. No, really.
April is North Carolina Beer Month, and there are events all over the state celebrating the beloved beverage. Download BEER NC to gain early access to monthly beer event guides.
From chefs’ tables to take-out boxes, we ate our way across the state in search of the best places to satisfy that anytime, anywhere hankering for Southern fried perfection.
An eclectic collection of buildings in Edenton invites you to forget technology and engage in great conversation, the old-fashioned way.
In this beloved town at the heart of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary, everything begins and ends with the water.