A Perfect Winter Weekend in Beech Mountain

The highest town east of the Rockies draws some 10,000 people during the winter months — to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, sled, tube, and cap it all off with a beer in a bar in the sky.


Downtown: Gastonia

This rapidly growing city is attracting new fans, who are weaving together past and present in former mills and old theaters.


Designing High Point: L. Moore Designs

In the epicenter of home furnishings, interior designer Leslie Moore transforms customers’ homes with a fresh new style and one-of-a-kind pieces.