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Billy's in Downtown Roanoke

David Hungate

The new incarnation of the venerable downtown spot has both a feel of the old place as well as a flavor of its own. more

Oct 19, 2012 11:03 AM Dining

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David Hungate

It is the inner sanctum of Virginia Tech Football. It’s where players contemplate. Coaches motivate. And, if it’s a good season we hope for, winners celebrate. Includes photos not seen in our September/October issue! more

Aug 28, 2012 12:34 PM Photos

The Dorlini Family.

Ryan Stone

John and Theresa Dorlini – architect and interior designer respectively – took a sturdy four-bedroom, three-bath, 1960s ranch and made it distinctively their own. more

Aug 27, 2012 4:37 PM

Adam Cohen and Steven Strauss of Structures.

David Hungate

Adam Cohen and Steven Strauss of Stuctures Design Build are not just near-evangelical about the “green” Passivhaus design, they are also actively putting up structures employing its tenets. more

Aug 27, 2012 4:19 PM

One of a Kind

Tara Lilly

Jason Specht has placed thermometers all around the home he and his wife Stephanie built with Passivhaus technologies – just part of the package of steps and techniques that has kept energy costs in the $40-$50 per-month range. more

Aug 27, 2012 2:53 PM

The Jackman home

David Hungate

Retired Major General Galen Jackman and his wife Cathy looked at countless homes at their desired location of Smith Mountain Lake before finding their “forever” home, and at the right price. more

Aug 27, 2012 2:04 PM

A Taste of Virginia Tech

Courtesy Krista Gallagher and Kris Schoels

A new cookbook has arrived, and it’s just in time for tailgating season. Here's a peak at five select recipes from the book (including two not found in our September/October issue!) more

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Luke and Rachel Higginbotham

Ryan Stone

Rachel and Luke Higginbotham went all the way through school together and, at 25, are now at work running their own coffee shop and their own hutch-manufacturing business. more

Aug 27, 2012 12:00 AM , Local Businesses

At Home With Two Architects

Brett Winter Lemon

Jul 18, 2012 12:42 PM

Thelma's Chicken and Waffles for the Roanoker

DAVID HUNGATE

Jul 18, 2012 12:10 PM

Martin's

David Hungate

Jul 18, 2012 12:06 PM

Jul 18, 2012 10:51 AM

Local Roots Bar

David Hungate

From a cheese tray that redefined the concept through stunningly fresh – ingredients and ideas – appetizers, from elegant entrees to desserts traded back and forth, our diners found full satisfaction. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM , Dining

Foot Levelers

Ryan Stone

On-site gyms, health insurance incentives and wellness programs are just a few of the ways local companies encourage their employees to maintain a healthy lifestyle. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Health

Brickhouse Crossfit Owners

Amy Nance-Pearman

It’s not just the jargon that sets CrossFit apart and has aficionados talking about changed lives; it’s also a level of dedication and shared suffering that engenders new and genuine friendships, along with new and genuinely transformed bodies. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Health

Billboard Goats

Lauren Stell

You may have seen the goats on the billboard on U.S. 220 about six miles north of Boones Mill. The first time I spotted them, they were stretched out on their bellies, their front hooves hanging luxuriously off the billboard’s edge... more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Interests

Cafe Asia

David Hungate

Located at the Bonsack Kroger Shopping Center on 460, Café Asia successfully blends the varying cuisines of a number of Asian countries into one delicious dining experience. Here's a look. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Dining

Dr. Rita Bishop

Gene Marrano

Read what four local superintendents and one college president suggest parents and students keep in mind as a new school year approaches. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Interests

Aaron and Michelle Dykstra - Six-Eleven Bicycle Co.

David Hungate

They range from two employees to nearly 50. What they have in common is a good idea, hard work and a measure of success, even against the headwinds of a stubborn economy. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM , Local Businesses

The McBride Home

Ryan Stone

Dr. Mark and Kimberly McBride have taken their loves of plants, places and memories into their home in many different ways. The result is a living space that celebrates their life together. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM , Home & Garden

  • Martin's

    David Hungate

    Martin's

    Heywire (sic) of Charlotte, NC performs at Martin's in Downtown Roanoke. (David Hungate/ Dominion Images)

  • Martin's

    David Hungate

    Martin's

    Foosball players wait for a game at Martin's in Downtown Roanoke. (David Hungate/ Dominion Images)

  • Allsports Cafe

    Brett Winter Lemon

    Allsports Cafe

  • Allsports Cafe

    Brett Winter Lemon

    Allsports Cafe

  • Going Green & Multi-gen at the Lake

    Don Peterson

    Going Green & Multi-gen at the Lake

  • Going Green & Multi-gen at the Lake

    Don Peterson

    Going Green & Multi-gen at the Lake

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