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 »

Ready for Roanoke’s 50th Annual Festival in the Park?

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Tips for Making the Most of Your Festival Experience Roanoke’s 50th Annual Festival in the Park is coming up this month: May 25th-27th. This three day, can’t-miss favorite for residents and visitors, alike, hosts a plethora of fun things to do for all ages. Whether you’re heading to Elmwood Park  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 »