Arts & Culture

Family Traditions Run Deep at Washburn’s General Store

Once a stagecoach stop, Washburn’s General Store in Rutherford County is where the locals eat lunch and orders come in from around the world, although some stuff just isn’t for sale.


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.