February 27, 2015

Craft Beer Lovers Rejoice: NC Beer Months Returns for Third Year

RALEIGH, N.C. (February 25, 2015) ? The flavors of North Carolina’s beerscape will be on tap during the state’s third annual NC Beer Month, taking place throughout April 2015. Presented by Visit North Carolina and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, NC Beer Month showcases the state’s thriving beer scene, inspiring travelers to explore the […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Feb. 26 on North Carolina Weekend, learn about several events at Averasboro Battlefield in Dunn, Bentonville Battlefield in Four Oaks and Bennett Place in Durham to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Tempt your senses at the Dynamite Roasting Company in Black Mountain. Imagine another era at the Historic […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Feb. 19 on North Carolina Weekend, step back in time via the “Dressing Downton” exhibit at Biltmore in Asheville. “Fitness Files” visits Hanging Rock State Park in Danbury. Take in the “Words & Pictures: Illustrated Works by Kadir Nelson” exhibit at Fayetteville Arts Council Gallery in Fayetteville. Tour the Museum of […]

N.C. posts records in lodging indicators in 2014

North Carolina’s lodging industry posted positive growth and hit record levels in all six major indicators in 2014. For the third year in a row, North Carolina room demand for accommodations was at an all-time high. Recent data released by Smith Travel Research (STR) shows that 2014 room demand was up more than 5 percent […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Feb. 12 on North Carolina Weekend, “Collecting Carolina” visits Seagrove to examine pottery. Go to Jamesville for winter fishing along the Roanoke River. Tempt your taste buds at Belle in Cary. Please your palate with chocolate and wine at Petit Philippe in Charlotte. And enjoy dining at the Buffalo Nickel in […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Feb. 5 on North Carolina Weekend, the “Fitness Files” visits the Elkin Valley Trails in Surry & Wilkes counties. View artists working at 205 Collaborative in Greensboro. Find something unique at the Raleigh Aquarium Society Fish Auction in Raleigh. Relax at the Inner Banks Inn in Edenton. And the “House Special” samples […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Jan. 29 on North Carolina Weekend, take a trip to the Cook Shack in Union Grove. Explore the New Winston Museum in Winston-Salem. Enjoy the great outdoors at Hunting Creek Preserves in Harmony. Tempt your taste buds at Fiddles Pub in Elkin. And relax at Shutters on the Banks in Kill Devil […]

Smokies scientists find 900 more miles of streams

There are much more than black bears hidden among the vast old-growth forests and frosty-topped, towering mountains of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Although the more than half-million-acre park straddling the North Carolina-Tennessee border is the most-visited national park in the country, hosting 10 million visitors in 2014, its rugged wildness makes parts of […]

Sleepy Hollow leaving for Atlanta if renewed

According to the Wilmington Star-News. Fox Television Group chairman and CEO Dana Walden said if it’s renewed for a third season, Sleepy Hollow will move production from Wilmington following the demise of the North Carolina film tax credit program. “We’ve explored other places to produce that show and I will tell you it came down […]

DPAC among top five theatres in U.S.

For the fifth consecutive year, the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) has placed in the top five theaters in the U.S., as tracked by multiple industry-leading trade magazines. In their year-end published attendance rankings, Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today all placed DPAC among the top five venues in the U.S. among reporting venues of its […]

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