Experience The Music Of John Denver

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Whether you thank God that you are a country boy or you feel like leaving and traveling on a jet plane, you will enjoy listening to the music of John Denver. The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra will be playing John Denver favorites on Friday, April 28th at 7:30 pm. Come enjoy... [read more]

Life Is Sweeter With A Treat From Champloo Desserts

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Khanh, proprietor of Champloo Desserts, grew up craving treats from Southeast Asia, but finding a place that offered such desserts were few and far between in the Roanoke area. After growing up and studying business, the desire to share sweets from his Asian heritage stayed with Khanh. In November 2016,... [read more]

Don’t BE A Square, Grab A Burger IN THE Square

When you're in the mood for a juicy, mouth-watering burger made with only the freshest ingredients, you could grab a Burger in the Square. With a history that dates back to 1988, Burger in the Square is known for its select cuts of beef and quality selection of buns and... [read more]

Support Local Students By Visiting The 2023 Art Exhibit

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This spring, the Olin Gallery at Roanoke College will showcase works by current art students, so make plans to visit the 2023 Studio Art Exhibit to see what our local minds are dreaming up! Art by Students Each year, the Studio Art Exhibition highlights the creativity of Roanoke College’s art students. Majors... [read more]

Cruise The City Streets On A Star City Bike Tour

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You may have lived in Roanoke all of your life, but you may have not truly been able to see all the beauty that makes up this city. If you would like the opportunity to see the city in another light, then you should take an e-bike tour with the... [read more]

Show Up And Show Out At A Salem Red Sox Game

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If you enjoy catching a baseball game in the spring as you whoop and holler with the crowd, then you need to come to a Salem Red Sox home game this season. Whether you are a fan of peanuts and Cracker Jack or pop corn and a hot dog with... [read more]

Grab A Slice Of Pizza From Benny’s

If you're looking a tasty dinner, grab a slice of pizza from Benny's. After all, the restaurant has a long history of making delicious food, and it started with Benny, a man who was born in the old country, raised in Brooklyn, spent his youth in the Tiro A Segno... [read more]

It’s National Car Care Month, Are You Prepared?

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April is a time to celebrate. Anything to get our minds off taxes, right? It's Pets Are Wonderful Month, World Landscape Architecture Month, and even School Library Month. We can only assume that last one involves a lot of whispering. But there's something else to be aware of this April:... [read more]

Have Your Own Easter Egg Hunt At Home

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If you have young children, you know their favorite part of Easter is the Easter egg hunt. Or, it's eating all the candy tucked inside colorful, plastic eggs. You might think hosting an Easter egg hunt is simple. All you have to do is hide a few eggs, right? Well,... [read more]

Dye Easter Eggs Like A Pro With These Tips

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Easter is a beautiful holiday to gather with family as you reflect on your many blessings. Everything around you seems to scream that it is spring and Easter. There are flowers in bloom, warm rays of sun are beaming, fluffy white cumulus clouds that provide refreshing shade, birds and butterflies... [read more]