A Dynamic Man

The Dynamic Decade It’s possible that you’ve never heard of Bruce Runberg, but if you live in Chapel Hill you’re surrounded by his accomplishments. And you’re going to see more of them, soon. In The Dynamic Decade, a book written by UNC insiders Dave Godschalk and Jonathan Howes, the pair detail the sweeping makeover of the […]

October 1: A Letter from NATJA’s CEO

Happy Fall! It’s time for the 29th Annual NATJA Awards Competition! This year we have consolidated many of the categories due to the decline of printing and expansion of online publications. Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Committee recommended several categories that are inclusive of this initiative. Additionally, in consideration of the pandemic and […]

October ‘Discover Arkansas’ Now Online

The October edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State.  The crisp, cool mornings are returning to Arkansas and that can only mean one thing – fall colors are on the way! This month’s edition is all […]

Safely Visit Orange County this Autumn

To keep locals and visitors aware of Autumn 2020 activities, the Visitors Bureau is publishing quarterly newsletters highlighting Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and Orange County. The printed four page piece for Fall features outdoor trails, preserves, tours, farmers markets, gardens, disc golf as well as what restaurants are open. There is also a Hillsborough section […]

2020 October Featured Journalist: Jennifer Coleman

Born and bred in Colorado, Jennifer spent much of her professional career in the adventure travel industry. She taught skiing and pro-patrolled at many of the premier mountains in the western US for 20 years. In addition, she guided white water rafting for 7 years, and spent many years working as a rope course facilitator. […]

2020 October Featured Journalist: George Coleman

Ed is a physicist in aerospace by day, crazy adventurist by night. He drives the tech train around here and applies his industry knowledge to build, not just another blog, but a detailed content management system. He knows the importance of travel and adventure to recharge the soul from the rigors of corporate America and […]

Majestic elk draw wildlife watchers to Buffalo National River country

As the fog lifts in Boxley Valley and the morning sun warms the dew on the grass, elk move from the mottled shade at the edge of the forest into the open pasture to graze.  Before long, cars stop on the side of the road and their inhabitants stand at the edge of the field, […]

Arkansas Visitor Finds 9-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — On Labor Day, Kevin Kinard, a 33-year-old bank branch manager from Maumelle, Ark., visited Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park and found the second-largest diamond found in the park’s history. Kinard has visited the Crater of Diamonds fairly regularly since first going there on a second-grade field trip, despite having never found […]

Hit the road on a scenic fall drive

Fall is a wonderful time to take a scenic drive as you head out in search of seasonal color. Fall drives are also perfect for social distancing, and Arkansas’s lodging, dining and attractions are following safety protocols so you can make the most of your route as you enjoy the beauty of The Natural State.  From […]

A Beautiful Garden of Art Now Open in Chapel Hill through December 6, 2020

Welcome to the world of The North Carolina Botanical Garden where garden design, horticulture, education, and the arts interplay to inspire and enlighten visitors from across the globe.The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a conservation garden. Their guiding mission is to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants and to advance a sustainable relationship between […]

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