We are saddened today to hear of the passing of the legendary Maya Angelou. The St. Louis, Missouri, native (who spent part of her youth in Stamps, Arkansas) later made Winston-Salem, North Carolina, her home.
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Owner Ronnie Horton of Ronnie’s Country Store in downtown Winston-Salem is all fired up—the fresh dried pintos are in. “It’s the most exciting thing that happens in Winston-Salem every year,” he says.
Mount Airy, North Carolina was the model for Andy Griffith’s television hometown. But locals say it has another claim to fame—the ground steak sandwich.
Laura Poole, owner of the fabulous clothing boutique Capitol in Charlotte, has impeccable taste. Her superbly curated store brims with luxury labels (think Dries Van Norten and Balenciaga) and has garnered national attention.