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Foodie Tour IV: The Southernmost Parkway Counties

Foodie Tour IV: The Southernmost Parkway Counties

We kick off this last installment of our four-part Blue Ridge Parkway-counties Foodie Tour with a visit to the popular Tupelo Honey Cafe in Asheville, N.C. The offerings as we head south from Buncombe County are equally as enticing, tasty, unique and – in at least one case – accompanied by a great scenic view worth waiting for.

 

Hannah Harvey: Telling Tales of Coalminers, Gaelic Fairies and More

Hannah Harvey: Telling Tales of Coalminers, Gaelic Fairies and More

Hannah Harvey is a storyteller steeped in Appalachian tradition. Her stories, like a family tree, draw webbed lines from the present deep into the past, from contemporary coal miners’ lives to her own family memories, even back to the ancestors of Ap...

Riding The Wind at Lookout Mountain

Riding The Wind at Lookout Mountain

Stepping onto the concrete launch pad and peering into glider-specked Lookout Valley 3400 feet below always gives me a singular thrill. It is not your normal knee-wobbling fear-of-heights experience. It is the inescapable run-and-take-flight scenario...

Melungeon Mystery Solved? Or Opened to Further Exploration?

Melungeon Mystery Solved? Or Opened to Further Exploration?

Wayne Winkler: "There are still a great many possibilities open for exploration."

Twenty years ago, this magazine introduced the work of Brent Kennedy on his heritage as a Melungeon. The specifics of that research and a recent DNA study do several thi...

Holiday Recipe Contest

Holiday Recipe Contest

Everyone has a signature holiday dish; share yours with Blue Ridge Country! Submit the recipe for your favorite holiday party dish with 10 ingredients or less.

 

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