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Dec 2011
If you’re feeling left behind in fitness-forward WNC. Don’t. It’s not about who wins the race or who’s the most flexible yogi. Exercise is about finding an activity that moves your body and spirit. Check out this beginners' guide to get you hooked on cycling, running, or yoga, complete with inspiration from three folks who’ve already found what they love to do.

Dec 2011
Andrea Morrell’s detour from farming led to pasta success

Sep 2011
Autumn is upon us, and you can park yourself in the backyard and watch the leaves put on a show.

Aug 2011
Appalachian State University students envision, design, and build a self-sufficient home in hopes of earning top honors.

Aug 2011
Bring a sparkle to the party with a stunning cocktail ring

Aug 2011
Ray Hicks tales bore the unmistakable twang and sensibilities of early Appalachia

Jul 2011

Jun 2011
Before its reinvention as an amusement park ride, Tweetsie Railroad transformed Boone from an isolated mountain hamlet into a boomtown

Jun 2011
Southern Highland Craft Guild presents its newest members

May 2011
Set out for adventure with the latest high-tech gadgets

Apr 2011
The 150th anniversary of North Carolina’s entry into the Civil War sparks reminders of our region’s conflicted role in the fight

Mar 2011
Uncover treasures, raise your auction paddle, and find home design inspiration with our guide to an eclectic collection of antiques purveyors

Feb 2011
One of the country's early attempts at harvesting renewable energy began in Boone

Jan 2011
Pick your flavor at Boone’s olive oil and vinegar gallery

Jan 2011
Julia Sublett & Tom Wood Rittenhouse

Oct 2010
The shopping season has officially arrived, and we’ve searched stores across the region to help minimize the gift-giving guesswork. Here, you’ll find ideas for the jewelry lover, gentleman, gardener, gourmand, host, and outdoors enthusiast in your life.

Oct 2010
Whip your fall wardrobe into shape with boots to suit any look

Aug 2010
Scene Setter: Television scriptwriter Karen Hall came to Boone for a lifestyle change, but Los Angeles can’t seem to do without her

Aug 2010
Legends paint a larger-than-life picture of the woodsman, but at heart he was a simple man driven by curiosity

Jul 2010
We all love our mountain environment, but how well do we take care of it? Here’s a look at where we stand: What WNC is doing right, and how we can improve

Jul 2010
For years, Grandfather Mountain served as the launch pad for high-flying gliders

Apr 2010
This summer, log some miles and celebrate the Blue Ridge Parkway’s anniversary with 75 must-see stops

Apr 2010
Tighten up any ensemble with the right belt

Apr 2010
From the opening of the state’s first course 130 years ago to the Morganton amateur who almost won the Masters against Ben Hogan, golf has enjoyed a long and fascinating history in these mountains

Apr 2010
Three Boone entrepreneurs are cracking the lid on container eco-homes

Feb 2010
A photo exhibit zooms in on the best of the Blue Ridge

Oct 2009
Trash to Treasure: Meet three artists who give discarded objects a fresh interpretation

Oct 2009
Sew Cool: Katie Park's got a soft spot for sculpture and knitting

Oct 2009
Be the top chef of this year’s holiday party with our foodies’ guide to local flavors

Oct 2009
Eustace Conway might be living in a bygone era, but he’s no historical reenactor

Sep 2009
Every rock climber starts life as a gravity-respecting mortal

Sep 2009
For Three young philanthropists, helping your neighbor sometimes means traveling thousands of miles from home

Aug 2009
Stylish shakers worth their salt (and pepper)

Aug 2009
Luxury finds its way into this rural community known for its rich history

Aug 2009
A Growing Legacy: An Ashe County couple gives rare and all-but-forgotten apple trees a second chance to thrive

Aug 2009
Local moms deliver with chic threads and artful toys

Jul 2009
Your Guide to some of Western North Carolina’s most memorable holes

Jul 2009
Five kid-friendly eateries that the whole family can enjoy

Jun 2009
38 local artists you need to hear this summer.