Carolina Beach Boardwalk

This summer, revisit one of the coast’s forgotten treasures.

June 2013

Where to Find Rhododendron in Western NC

Explorers fell for it, enthusiasts still search for it, and communities rally around it. The rhododendron has been a symbol of the Blue Ridge for centuries, and every summer, it covers our hillsides with color.


Carolina Pie Company

A couple in Mooresville rolls out crusts, stirs together fillings, and makes homemade pies for you to purchase.

June 2013

The Memory Project: Rayna Gellert

Rayna Gellert started playing fiddle at the age of 10, and soon enough found herself traveling the country sharing her musical heritage.


Full-Time Painter

A man in New Bern closes his art-supply store and finds success when he starts painting for a living.


The Tiniest Homes

After building a dollhouse with her grandchildren, a High Point woman decided to continue the craft — and created dozens of intricate, miniature homes.


An Eclectic Mix in Belhaven

This eastern town along the Pungo River catches an eclectic mix of travelers. Each one adds another line to the curious story of this place.


The Return of Swing

Twice a month, a group of friends gather in the Piedmont and relive the glory days of the jitterbug and swing dance.


Down by the River

From a warehouse that stored roots and herbs, to a store that sold fertilizer, to the present-day restaurant, this building in Todd has always served the community.