Thoughtful renovations restored Southern Pines’ only downtown hotel to its former glory, and solidified its purpose as a local gathering place.
Sheltered by the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the people of this Burke County city find art and music, history and natural beauty, in the gentle peaks that surround them.
Hot coffee, fresh bread, and friendly faces make this Watauga County bakery a community staple for local residents and Appalachian State students alike.
A love for the land that has belonged to his family for generations brought Dan Smith back to Wagram, where he and his wife make sweet muscadine wine.
For more than two decades, hungry folks from Wilson and beyond have started their day with a hearty breakfast from the drive-through at Flo’s Kitchen.
We love a good winter porter, but the first signs of spring have us craving an easy-drinking Kölsch or a refreshing sour. Enjoy freshly-tapped beer and sunshine at one of these outdoor festivals across the state.
Say your farewells to winter and end your hibernation by venturing out to some of the first outdoor festivals of the year.
Don’t let the name fool you – Black Mountain Chocolate makes small-batch, bean-to-bar chocolate right in downtown Winston-Salem.
A short drive from Charlotte, this Stanly County city offers old-fashioned fun, new American cuisine, and some of the Piedmont’s best hiking trails.