There’s No Place Like Roanoke for the Holidays

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Life gets frantic. In between the crush of the holiday chaos and the descending gloom of winter exist those days where you’re ready to just get out of the apartment and explore. So gather your friends, your family, your out-of-town guests, and hit some of the best and quirkiest spots  More »

Skip the Fruitcake: DIY Culinary Gifts Your Foodie Friends Will Love

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The holidays are approaching fast, and with them comes the stress over crossing names off that gift list. Since the holidays are also typically filled with delicious food and drinks, we’ve combined the two. Put together these pretty little gems in your free time, and you’ll be the hero of  More »

The Haunted Hills of Roanoke Valley

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Our Favorite Ghost Stories from Roanoke and Beyond It should come as no surprise that Virginia—with all its centuries of history—might have its fair share of ghosts. From skirmishes between native American tribes, to skirmishes between native Americans and colonists, to hundreds of Civil War battles, Virginia’s soil is soaked  More »

Raise Your Apartment’s IQ With These Smart Home Gadgets

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Renter-Friendly Options to Bring Your Home Into the Technological Age Apartment living is pretty great (especially here at Gramercy Row)…no yard work, no worries if the plumbing or electrical goes down, the security and camaraderie of communal living…. But do you ever envy your homeowner friends—just a little—because of all  More »