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RVSPCA Furry Friday: Riva

Mutt lovers, take a look at Miss Riva. Who knows what breeds make up this sweetie’s muttigree. Jack Russell terrier? Beagle? Your guess is as good as ours! more »

Sep 19, 2014 Behind The Page


RVSPCA Furry Friday: Swiss

This pretty face is waiting at the RVSPCA to meet you and maybe even join your family! Read more about her here. more »

Sep 12, 2014 Behind The Page

The Roanoker Celebrates 40 Years!

Take a look at the great press coverage our 40th anniversary is receiving, and learn about our upcoming exhibit, "The Spirit of The Roanoker" at the Taubman Museum of Art, October 21 - November 1! more »

Sep 7, 2014 Behind the Page


RVSPCA Furry Friday: Zeek

Looking for a young, energetic puppy that is also excited to learn new tricks? Meet Zeek at the RVSPCA! more »

Sep 5, 2014 Behind The Page

Liz Long

Piety: Reverence for Pie

Teas, muffins, and of course, pie - meet the newest bakery on the block, Piety, located on the upper level of Towers mall. more »

Sep 4, 2014 Behind The Page

40 Years of Roanoker Covers: The Best & The Worst

Covers beautiful, covers topical, covers that make us wonder what the heck we were thinking . . . here's a preview of the covers that will be on display at the Taubman Museum of Art Oct 21-Nov 1! more »

Sep 3, 2014 Features

Joseph Mackareth

The Gossip: A New Career for Mayor Bowers?

Plus, Gossipman’s bold predictions for 2054, including projections on Blue Ridge Parkway visitation. more »

Sep 2, 2014 Departments

The 360: Roanoke 5Ks, The 40-Year Semi-History

The sad trend is more walkers, more emphasis on participation over competition and ever-slower times. Just ask someone who’s lost as much off his 5K time as anybody. more »

Sep 2, 2014 Departments

Angel David Verde

The Look: Baggage Therapy

Sad summer is ending? From a night out with the girls to a weekend fall road trip, improve your mood with these fall-ready bags that will keep you in high spirits and in high style! more »

Sep 2, 2014 Departments

Good food and beer is just one requirement for Beth Macy’s perfect weekend.

David Hungate

The Perfect Weekend: Beth Macy, Best-Selling Author

Beth Macy's perfect weekend would be a simple mix of the outdoors, food, beer, family and friends, all in Virginia. more »

Sep 2, 2014 Departments

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