The “hellos” from neighbors are sincere, the murals are welcoming, and the downtown beckons with good books and even better food. In this Alamance County town, there’s a sense of belonging.
This Triangle town was once two: Fuquay Springs and Varina. The pair merged in 1963 in a joint effort to bring new economic growth to the area. Now, the unified town is seeing another renaissance, one that bears great beer, bread, and more.
Enjoy local dishes and creative cocktails in The Durham’s retro lobby, or six stories up at the rooftop bar.
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.
Sawtooth School for Visual Art in Winston-Salem offers hundreds of art classes in a given year, benefiting the arts community with philanthropic intention.
There’s no shortage of fun in the Twin City. As the weather warms up, you have your options of things to do, and our visitor’s itinerary will tell you what’s new and can’t be missed this spring.
A new hotel in the Art Deco splendor of the old R.J. Reynolds headquarters hoped to attract travelers from far and wide. Nobody expected guests to come from just across town.
In the heart of the American Tobacco Campus, an emblem of a bygone era signals new life in downtown Durham.
Thoughtful renovations restored Southern Pines’ only downtown hotel to its former glory, and solidified its purpose as a local gathering place.