For Bonnie & Terry Dennis, restoring a century-old mansion in Avondale was a matter of civic duty. Bonnie and Terry Dennis may have purchased their Avondale residence six years ago, but they don’t consider themselves homeowners. Built between 1904 and 1907, the three-story Colonial Revival is one of the oldest houses in Avondale. It is featured […]
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Beer Month – All over North Carolina April is Beer month in North Carolina, where locals and visitors alike celebrate their love of everything hoppy. North Carolina has the more breweries than any other state in the Southeast, so no matter where you’re going you’re bound to find a local brewery celebrating the best month […]
Santa Fe transplants turn a formal yacht club residence into a kid-friendly dwelling.
words by Juliet Johnson // images by Wally Sears
Alex: Breakfast has always been one of my favorite meals, but it does suffer from a certain lack of creative flair. There’s simply a finite amount of ways to fry up bacon and eggs, combine pancakes with fruit, or toast bread and apply butter. At Biscuit Head in Asheville I learned that this limitation does not […]
San Marco high-rise condo makes the most of its setting with indoor/outdoor living spaces and plenty of natural light.
Alex: In Historic Downtown Melbourne, Florida there is a place called Mustard’s Last Stand. Established in 1987, it is just dripping with highway Americana. License plates adorn the patio and the inside of the store, while a hotdog with big bushy facial hair and a cowboy hat rides a motorcycle alongside an ambulatory bottle of mustard […]
A day trip to Savannah provides a quick change of scenery and an atmosphere that is completely different from Jacksonville. Wake up early on a Saturday and make the 2-hour drive to a city rich with history and bursting with things to do. Your first stop should be to the Forsyth Farmer’s Market, held every […]
If you want to enjoy Florida’s natural beauty without breaking a sweat, the time to camp is now.
Ever since I can remember, I’ve gravitated toward the most expensive item in a store. But shopping for expensive things comes at a price (quite literally) and I unfortunately don’t have money trees growing in my backyard. Needless to say, learning to hunt for bargains has become a big part of my routine. I’ve been […]
Colonial Williamsburg remains true to its American Revolution-era roots. by John O’Mara Much of the historic city of Williamsburg was lost to the ages. Progress had paved over and built around nearly all of Virginia’s 18th century capital. It wasn’t until 1926 that Reverend Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin hatched a plan (primarily funded by John D. […]