Photo Essay: 7 Strawberry Patches Ripe for the Picking

It’s simply impossible to resist a sweet, juicy berry picked fresh from the field. Nobody knows that better than the families behind the farms that help rank North Carolina fourth in the nation for growing strawberries.


May 2017 Beer Event Guide

As the weather warms up, quench your thirst these local craft beer events across North Carolina. Download BEER NC to gain early access to monthly guides.


Carolina Calendar: May 2017

Festival season is here: Whether it’s barbecue, bluegrass, wine, or the weather, there’s always something worth celebrating.


Like a Local: Kannapolis

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.


U.S. Highway 158 Coastal Travel Guide

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.