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Julianne Rainone/Archival Image Courtesy of the Virginia Room, Roanoke Public Libraries

It’s been 135 years since Roanoke’s downtown farmers market, a city symbol, opened with 25 hucksters, otherwise known as vendors. more

Jul 7, 2017 10:39 AM Features


John Park

That was the general perspective of Dave and Ann Trinkle 13 years ago when they bought a South Roanoke property and its adjoining carriage house. more

Jul 7, 2017 10:34 AM Features


John Park

Red Jasmine has a decade of serving up delicious Thai cuisine. more

Jul 7, 2017 10:30 AM Features


Dan Smith

Fields are full of people holding to the magic of play. more

Jul 7, 2017 10:23 AM Features


Julianne Rainone

Interior designer Emily Mangus puts her home and talents on display. more

Jul 7, 2017 10:16 AM Features


John Park

Craig Rogers used a bicycle to change his life. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:59 PM Features

On all levels, we're moving in the right direction. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:56 PM Features


Dan Smith

The mother of a son with autism has dedicated her life to change. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:52 PM Features

The second female dentist in Roanoke looks back on a field that has changed as much as any. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:47 PM Features 1 Comments

We contacted more than 6,000 nurses and other health professionals in the Roanoke Valley to select the best doctors in 45 medical specialties. Thank you to all who voted and congratulations to the Top Docs of 2017. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:43 PM Features


Courtesy of Deciphered Roanoke

Test your puzzle skills inside the rooms at Deciphered Roanoke. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:38 PM Departments


Brett Winter Lemon

Whether you prefer the classics like chocolate or want a more adventurous flavor like goat cheese, Blue Cow Ice Cream Co. can’t wait for you to visit. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:36 PM Departments


Courtesy of Deschutes Brewery

Deschutes Brewery's highly anticipated tasting room prepares to open in downtown Roanoke. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:34 PM Departments


Courtesy Salem Museum

The city’s primary street has undergone many changes, with more on the horizon. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:32 PM Departments


Kurt Rheinheimer

It’s a wonderful city we live in. Could it be even better if all of it were as exactingly refined as a daylily bed out there by the garbage cans? more

Jul 6, 2017 4:29 PM Departments


Liz Long

Mayor Sherman Lea believes we all win when we can work together for the region. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:25 PM Departments

These four men helped the Roanoke Valley briefly become “Sportstown, Virginia” in 1995 (and one with a puck instead of a ball). more

May 3, 2017 4:55 PM Departments

As Roanoke has become more aware of itself as a signature community, we're finding more ways to take care of ourselves. more

May 3, 2017 4:46 PM Features


Julianne Rainone

This remake of a ranch has created ideal living space for a family of four. more

May 3, 2017 4:41 PM Features


Dan Smith

What are the most admired structures in the valley? And how about the least admired? more

May 3, 2017 4:36 PM Features