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Liz Long

The Gist: A Thanksgiving Breakfast

This year, Associate Editor Jessica Wright wants to start off her Thanksgiving morning with at least one flavor of the holiday season: pumpkin! more »

Nov 24, 2014 10:42 AM Departments


RVSPCA Furry Friday: Rugger

November is adopt a senior pet month and Rugger is the perfect older dog to bring home! more »

Nov 14, 2014 1:54 PM Behind The Page

Photos by Jes Gearing

Award-Winning Tastes: From Sushi to Candy, These Reader-Poll Picks Merit a Trip

We pay visits to Roanoke County’s Ben Gui Sushi, The Landing at Smith Mountain Lake, Blacksburg's Bull & Bones Brewhaus and Grill, and The Candy Store on the Roanoke City Market. Let's go get full! more »

Nov 7, 2014 3:28 PM Dining

As the Star Turns 65 Bob Kinsey Remembers Its First Day Like it Was Yesterday

Kinsey was a young man of 24 when, unseen to the attendees at the dedication, he turned on the Mill Mountain Star as the mayor flipped a yet-to-be connected switch. more »

Nov 6, 2014 11:22 AM Features

Roanoke Craft Beer Tours

Roanoke Food Tours presents the Roanoke Craft Beer Tour

Offering both public and private excursions (groups to 14), the Roanoke Craft Beer Tour is designed for fun and to ignite appreciation for this ancient craft. more »

Oct 28, 2014 2:55 PM Behind The Page

Presenting "The Spirit of The Roanoker" at the Taubman Museum of Art!

View a video sneak peek of our 40-year retrospective "The Spirit of The Roanoker," appearing at the Taubman Museum of Art, October 21 through November 1. We hope to see you there! more »

Oct 21, 2014 3:45 PM Behind the Page

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Mummy Dogs

Want to stay in the Halloween spirit but without all the sugar? Try a monster-themed dinner instead with Mummy Dogs! more »

Oct 21, 2014 3:38 PM , Behind The Page

The Flavor: Farm-to-Table Fanatic

Bent Mountain Bistro Chef Benjamin Ward shares his recipe for Goat Cheese & Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken Breast with Pepper Kash more »

Oct 17, 2014 4:27 PM Departments


RVSPCA Furry Friday: Leon

How could you not love Leon with his big smile and happy nature? Meet him at the RVSPCA today! more »

Oct 17, 2014 9:12 AM Behind The Page

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Tuscan Soup

Tuscan Soup is perfect for a rainy weekend. Paired with cheesy breadsticks, this soup makes your rainy day blues disappear. more »

Oct 15, 2014 10:49 AM , Behind The Page

Green Hill Highland Games on Saturday, 9/27

Where can you find a ton of tartan, bold bag pipes and feats of super human strength in Roanoke County, Virginia? Only at the 2014 Green Hill Highland Games where you'll see some of the most outstanding kilt-donning athletes around! more »

Sep 24, 2014 3:21 PM Behind The Page

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