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Julianne Rainone / Archival image courtesy of the Virginia Room, Roanoke Public Libraries

This street is still as busy as it was nearly 100 years ago, though with a bit of a facelift since its early 1900s beginning. Read more

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Ashley Cuoco

Don’t let the summer slip by without trying these Italian-inspired recipes. Each recipe takes only minutes to prepare, allowing you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the “Tuscan sun” right in your own backyard. Read more

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Britt Ghiroli

Local Salem Red Sox boast first all-female announcing team in pro baseball. Read more

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Jennifer Riales

The Wasena neighborhood is growing fast, with retail and restaurants offering a new spot for Roanokers to spend time. Read more

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Christina Nifong

Woodworking studio uses tools to teach skills — and a sense of self-worth. Read more

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Courtesy of the Virginia Room

Why were bomber planes based along Williamson Road in 1921? Over 1,000 Roanokers went to find out! Read more

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Our list of former local journalists who are now in new careers (paired with our "A Journalist No More" article found in the July/August 2019 issue). Read more

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Courtesy of Laura Wade and The Gauntlet

An array of resources exists to help local entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level. The Gauntlet coordinates efforts to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Read more

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Julianne Rainone / Archival image courtesy of the Virginia Room, Roanoke Public Libraries

Department stores had a huge downtown presence in the 1950s and 1960s, but over the years, many left downtown for suburban malls. Read more

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Love our summer recipes in the latest Southern Spoonful column? Get the extra recipes for strawberry honey and a dessert of strawberries and chocolate balsamic vinegar! Read more

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Dan Smith

LilyHemp, a new Vinton store, is on a mission to help create a hemp economy. Read more

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Olivia Body

Anna Copplestone wants neighbors to feel connected to their land. Read more

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Dan Smith

Roanoke City recently announced the impending arrival of scooters as an additional mode of public transportation for citizens. Read more

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Courtesy of the Virginia Room

Roanokers had heard of aeroplanes but had never seen one fly. That changed with the Great Roanoke Fair of 1910 and the half-mile flight of a Curtiss Aeroplane. Read more

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Ashley Cuoco

Get our recipes for spicy chili shrimp tacos, watermelon feta salad, BLT tart and more summer flavors! Read more

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