December 2014

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Making the Grade

Lake Norman's top teachers encourage students to learn more than lessons.

Mineral City

Hunt for precious gems in the historic mining town of Spruce Pine.

Bright Lights, Pig City

Lexington has much more than barbecue to squeal about.

Lakeside Glam

Designer Michelle Lane takes a lakeside family home on a creative journey to the next level.

Ride Captain, Ride

Top cycling destination in nearby South Carolina features unparalleled climbs, hospitable rural roads, and a delightful oasis in Travelers Rest.

Pixel Perfect

Jeremy Deal of LunahZon Photography gives tips on how to take the best holiday photos.

Get Crafty with Twined

Tamara Budz, managing director of Twined, gives a sneak peek at the December craft.

Turkey Tips

Chef Troy gives his tips and recipes for the perfect turkey

Fashionably Late

Suit up for the fall season

Laid-Back Late Night

For those who would rather not go to a club for fun on the weekend, we’ve found some of the more laid-back hot spots that are perfect for conversations and top-notch drinks.