Dave Angel hasn’t wasted any time becoming part of the Maggie Valley, North Carolina, community. In return, neighbors have welcomed Haywood County’s first distillery with open arms. Read more


While craft beer gets a great deal of attention across the Smokies, craft distilling is coming on strong. Celebrate the warmer weather with a cocktail made with North Carolina or Tennessee spirits. Read more


Knoxville celebrates its 225th birthday this October. I’ve lived here since 1984. You’d think the place wouldn’t hold too many secrets left for me to discover. Or at least that’s what I thought. Read more