April 2014

Archive - April 2014



The Call of the Wild, by Gary Robertson

Consumer demand for heart-healthy bison meat is a boom for Virginia farmers. We find out why so many are betting on the big woolies, and winning

No Holds Barred, by Greg A. Lohr

Virginia's pro wrestlers face a long tough road to the WWE, but it's more than the promise of glory they're after. Who are they and what keeps them in the ring?

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Betting on River City, by J. P. Welch

For Nathan Burrell, managing more than the 600 acres of the James River Park System is all about improving accessability to the river that sustains and inspires the capital city.

Friendly Assassin, by Caroline Kettlewell

Welcome the wheel bug into your garden and you won't be sorry..

Holding the Bag, by Bland Crowder

A clever private eye brings the sky down on a Wythe County chicken-theft operation.

Wild Embrace, by Bill Glose

The tempestuous lives of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera explored in poetry.

Winged Victory, by Sarah Sargent

Jim Muehlemann's bold exploration of Japanese art on display at Maier Museum.


Profile | Always on Call, by Daryl Grove

Carilion Clinic CEO Nancy Howell Agee started her career as a candy striper. Today, she is leading Roanoke region's largest employer through historic changes in the healthcare industry. 

 DiningEat, Drink and Be ... Eat! by Lisa Antonelli Bacon

A gastronome's take on Virginia's top culinary destination.

Food | Flyng the Coop, by Lisa Antonelli Bacon

Simple in form, complex in what it can do, the egg is a many splendored thing.

Home | Grace Notes, by Catriona Tudor Erler

From a friend of George Washington to a World War II general and now Harry and Maria Hopper, generations of families have brought élan to the refurbishment of this historic, yet timeless, Old Town Alexandira house.

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