Another year for craft beer in Roanoke area

Another year of beer: Craft breweries seemed to pop up everywhere in the Roanoke area and across the Commonwealth in 2017. Last year alone, this region saw the openings of Ballast Point Brewing Company in Botetourt County, the Star Hill Pilot Brewery in Roanoke, Deschutes tasting room in downtown Roanoke, Olde Salem Brewing in downtown Salem, […]

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Jobs, jobs, jobs headed to Roanoke

2017 was the year of big jobs announcements in Roanoke. It seemed as if Governor Terry McAuliffe was in town every other day doing a big jobs announcement. More jobs in any community is a good thing! If you think you may be on the job hunt within the next few years in Roanoke, you […]

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Review: Olde Salem Brewing Company

We recently checked out one of the newest breweries to join the beer scene here in Virginia’s Blue Ridge region: Olde Salem Brewing Company. The brewery opened up at the end of November in downtown Salem. The brewery renovated an old building that according to the brewery’s website was an appliance store for a very […]

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Visiting the Mill Mountain Star

The Mill Mountain star is probably the first thing that will come up if you are new to the Roanoke area/visiting and searching for something to do. Going up to the star was one of the first things I did when I moved here. It’s also become the place I bring all my out of […]

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Brunch review: Famous Toastery in Roanoke

We recently checked out one of the newest breakfast spots in the Roanoke area called Famous Toastery. It’s a franchise restaurant located in the Keagy Village shopping center on 5010 Keagy Road in Roanoke. It opened in early December. We went on a Sunday morning looking for some brunch. It was pretty packed but we […]

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