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Liz Long

The Lazy Baker: Quick Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Whether for a sweet treat or for a tasty gift for your loved ones, this peanut butter fudge is quick, easy, and you probably already have all the ingredients on hand! more »

Nov 25, 2014 10:40 AM Behind The Page

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Banana Pudding

It's hard to go wrong with a classic banana pudding recipe. Get Jessica's here and try it on for a different holiday dessert or maybe just a treat for around the house! more »

Nov 25, 2014 9:54 AM Behind The Page

Dickens of a Christmas Details Announced

The Roanoke Valley’s largest holiday celebration, SunTrust Dickens of a Christmas, returns this year during the first three Friday nights in December. more »

Nov 25, 2014 9:23 AM Behind The Page

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

The Look: Holiday Party Dress

Need a great holiday dress or three? Try out our suggestions from Nov/Dec's The Look. more »

Nov 24, 2014 10:05 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 David Hungate

Please Pass The Cookies: 3 Delicious Recipes

Our annual holiday party at LeisureMedia360 is full of good food, good laughs and LOTS of good cookies. Here are 3 scrumptious recipes you can try at home! more »

Nov 10, 2014 12:26 PM Recipes

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

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