A look inside our January/February 2014 issue
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Worth a Click - Online Exclusives:
- Reader Video Contest Winner! – FREE ONLINE EXTRA!
Congratulations to Karen Smith-Gratto of Greensboro, N.C. on her winning video from the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival in Ferrum, Va. Karen won a $200 Amazon Gift Card with her video – check it out!
- Great Home Buys – FREE ONLINE EXTRA!
View additional photos and videos of some of the beautiful properties featured in our Jan/Feb Great Buys department!
- Go Retro at Bristol’s Burger Bar – FREE ONLINE EXTRA!
If you loved Joe Tennis’ story about everything “retro” in the mountains, check out this video interview with Joe Deel, owner of the Burger Bar in Bristol, Va.
- The Blue Ridge Parkway Photoessay (subscribers only)
Here’s a sample of the stunning photography in Nye Simmons’ new book on the roadway.
- 10-9-8-7 . . . Racing Lawn Mowers! - FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
It’s a high passion for a select few. by Su Clauson-Wicker
- Stamp out Squirrel Sex! - FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
Or at least figure out how to slow it down. by Kimberly Button
- A Library as Big as a Breadbox? - FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
The Little Free Library arrives in the mountains. by Alicia Klepsis
- Mill from 1794 Still Turns! - FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
It’s a labor of love in Roseland, Va. by Joe Tennis
- Indian Mounds in Downtown! - FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
Charleston, W.Va. has a few. by Su Clauson-Wicker
Travel Guide 2014:
- A Year of Great Festivals - FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
Map out your travel year around these great events. by Joe Tennis
- A Foodie’s Dream Journey (subscribers only)
How better to plan your year’s excursions than around where you’ll dine? by Fred Sauceman
- The Retro Pilgrimage (subscribers only)
Travel to new places that are old places at the very same time! by Joe Tennis
- Wilderness Institute in the Smokies – FREE ONLINE EXTRA!
It’s full of activity and learning; it’s two weeks long; it’s free! by Marla Milling
- Cabin in the Woods: Royal Oaks Retreat (subscribers only)
Go for Valentine’s Day! by Joe Tennis
- Letters – FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
- Country Roads – FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
- From the Editor – FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
- From the Farm – FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
- Great Home Buys – FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
- The Hike – FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
- Mountain Report – FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
- Creature Feature – FREE DIGITAL PREVIEW!
- Events & Festivals – FREE ONLINE EXTRA!
- Mountain Garden (subscribers only)
- Guest Column: Outdoor Writer Johnny Molloy (subscribers only)