It’s all happening in Chesapeake

September 11, 2017

Have you ever wanted to find a new place to explore where nature is fantastic, people are friendly, and there is always something fun to do? Check out some of the great things going on […]

Food and Drink

Open up the reds: Testing wine aerators

August 25, 2017

When it comes to red wine, especially bigger styles like cabernet sauvignon, Bordeaux, zinfandel, syrah/shiraz, malbec, Italian reds, etc., breathing time and aeration is so important. Giving red wine air opens it up, allowing oxygen […]


Just desserts: Surry Sonker Trail showcases a tasty treat

August 14, 2017

In Surry County, N.C., visitors explore the Yadkin Valley by following their sweet tooth. The Surry Sonker Trail includes eight eateries that serve the county’s signature cobbler-like dessert. Sonker, which consists of cooked fruit and […]


Ride to the star and back in Roanoke

July 17, 2017

Let the Roanoke Star be your reward for a 6-mile mountain bike ride that includes a thousand feet of climbing. Start in the Virginia city’s historic Grandin Village and head toward Mill Mountain Park, which […]