May 21, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina destinations are ready to welcome visitors for Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer travel season. Special events feed the urge to travel, lodging packages make the trip more enticing, and lower pump prices sweeten the deal.
May 15, 2013
Raleigh-bound IBMA gathering invites discovery of the state’s traditions
RALEIGH, N.C. — The music traditions that led to bluegrass have rung out in the North Carolina mountains for hundreds of years. With Raleigh’s selection as host of the International Bluegrass M…
May 1, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. — With Friday’s arrival of Iron Man 3 as summer’s first must-see movie, North Carolina becomes summer’s must-see state.
Filmmakers transformed coastal Wilmington, small-town Rose Hill and suburban Cary into California, Tennessee, Florida and even…
Apr 26, 2013
Sharon Allred Decker, North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Aaron Syrett, Director, North Carolina Film Office Charles Newirth , Executive Producer of "Iron Man 3" Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the MPAA Local cast and crew
Apr 10, 2013
Renovated Bodie Island Lighthouse offers regular ascents for the first time
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s prime lighthouse-climbing season begins April 19 with the historic Bodie Island Lighthouse opening for regular tours for the first time. The newly restored lightho…
Apr 3, 2013
Cheers! Inaugural NC Beer Month Has Begun
RALEIGH, N.C. — Brewing a new tradition, North Carolina rings in spring with its inaugural Beer Month as a testament to the state’s influence in the craft beer business. Sponsored by the North Carolina Brewers Guild and the North Ca…
Apr 1, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. — A spring breeze, the crack of a bat, the sense of place that defines Minor League Baseball — all that and a choice of craft brew: What more could a baseball fan want?
From Asheville to Zebulon, games unfold in towns where Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Curt Sch…
Mar 19, 2013
Inaugural Beer Month, statewide star party put the ‘new’ in spring renewal
Festive new events are blooming among the azaleas, dogwoods and rhododendron that color North Carolina’s spring landscapes. Joining Merlefest, three steeplechases, the North Carolina Azalea Festi…
Mar 8, 2013
WILMINGTON, N.C. — North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Sharon Allred Decker welcomed three distinguished North Carolinians to the “Winner’s Circle” on Monday at the North Carolina Governor’s Conference on Tourism.
Lynn Minges, President & CEO of the N…
Mar 4, 2013
70+ Breweries and Tourism Partners Cover All of April, All of NC
RALEIGH, N.C. — With the most breweries of any state south of Pennsylvania and east of Texas, North Carolina is truly the South’s beer stronghold. To celebrate the state’s craftsmanship and the destinat…
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