2021 August Featured Journalist of the Month: Gwen Pratesi

Gwen Pratesi is a James Beard Foundation Award Finalist in Journalism and award-winning travel writer. She is the author and owner of PratesiLiving.com with her husband, coauthor of Southern Heat, and co-owner of On the Road Culinary Adventures, a culinary travel business. She is a contributor to the Travel section of U.S. News & World […]

TWI: Submit for Fall and Winter Issues

TravelWorld International Magazine Accepting Stories

TravelWorld International (TWI) Magazine is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Fall and Winter issues. A NATJA member benefit, TWI magazine contributors must be current NATJA members in order to be published. Below are the upcoming deadlines for TWI. Fall 2021 Issue Story and Photography Deadline: August 15, 2021 Ad Deadline: September 1, 2021 Issue Publish Date: September […]

Carrboro Music Festival

One of the first impressions I had of Carrboro was in 2005, when I made a trip down here to house hunt. In one of those wonderful accidents that can change a life, I turned a corner and walked right into the Carrboro Music Festival. Everywhere I looked there were bands, colorful crowds, beautiful music, and people […]

Things to do this week in North Little Rock (as of 7.26.21)

*Denotes FREE admission Full calendar of events: https://northlittlerock.org/events *All week: pick up free STEM “Family Pets” crafts at Laman Library Main Branch (2801 Orange St.) Thursday, July 29 *8a–7:30p|The Old Mill at T. R. Pugh Memorial Park (3800 Lakeshore Dr.) *9a–4p|North Little Rock Welcome Center (600 Main St.) *9a-6p|Blue-Eyed Knocker Club Photo Exhibit – William […]


Columbia, MO

COLUMBIA, MO – There are so many things to enjoy about Columbia in the summertime. There are the leisurely bike rides on Columbia’s celebrated trails. There are the numerous outstanding outdoor concerts. There’s delicious and seasonal locally-sourced food and Columbia’s distinguished farmers markets. There’s kicking back and enjoying a good movie in a cool theater […]

North Little Rock “Setting the Table” Culinary Initiative

North Little Rock

The North Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has launched a new effort to define and strengthen culinary tourism for the city called “Setting the Table” which will optimize the local food ecosystem as a key driver for the city’s brand. “At its heart, the mission of Setting the Table is to position North Little Rock […]

Linda Ballou Talking to You about rafting the Rogue

Every pool may bring better luck. That’s how life should be Zane Grey The Rogue River is a vital artery in southwestern Oregon that flows 215 miles from Crater Lake to Gold Beach on the coast. Rainie Falls is the take-out point for rafters to the 40 mile stretch of the wild and scenic corridor […]

New, Expanded, and Changing Restaurants in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough

Seafood Destiny, a Greensboro-based business that serves made-to-order crab legs, lobster, shrimp, and more is opening on the corner of Columbia and Franklin Street in the site formerly operated by Lotsa Pizza, announced the Downtown Chapel Hill Partnership. The owner of Seafood Destiny, Anthony Knotts, said he and his son, Jalen, hope to be operational […]

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