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Celebrate North Carolina Beer Month

NC Beer Month features more than 90 participating North Carolina breweries, dozens of beer-inspired festivals, tastings, dinners, travel deals, giveaways and more throughout April.

Asheville’s Katie Button Is a Best New Chef

Food & Wine magazine has announced its coveted list of the 2015 Best New Chefs. Among this group of 10 chefs from around the country is Katie Button, chef and co-owner of Cúrate and Nightbell in Asheville.

Patrick Dougherty and His Giant Stick Sculptures

CBS News goes “deep in the North Carolina woods” to profile sculptor Patrick Dougherty and his amazing works, which are displayed at N.C. Museum of Art and N.C. Botanical Garden, among other places.

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Vacation Big

North Carolina doesn’t do anything small. From the length of our pristine coastline to the height of our majestic mountains, North Carolina is filled with unique places to visit and totally unforgettable experiences.

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