The Roanoker - September/October 2014 - 4
DepreCations: perspeCtives on
roanoke over the years
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014 I Volume XXXVI I Number 9/10
Newcomers and long-timers talk about
what it's like to live here.
by Brenda McDaniel,Sandra Brown
Kelly, Bryan Paiement, Lacy Barker,
What really happeneD With
The man behind the plan and its execution
talks about the challenges and successes.
by Bern Ewert
the poff builDing DebaCle
Forty years ago, the $13 million federal
building was under construction. These days
it's, well, an $82 million boondoggle.
by Mason Adams
roanoke then & noW
Cultural landmarks and signposts
have changed over the decades.
by Beth Jones
40 stars of 40 years
Our readers have weighed in on the best and
brightest of the valley.
Angel DAviD verDe
on our Cover
Angel David Verde photographed Miss Virginia Arielle Rosmarino of Salem, standing elegantly
between a 4 and a 0 that were manufactured for our anniversary cover by 4DD Studios of
Roanoke. For more on the shoot, including video, please go to TheRoanoker.com/Cover40.
Digital Help Guide
Your guide to the great life in western and
central Virginia. After page 98.
Covers great, Covers
Here's a sneak preview of the 60-plus covers
that will be on exhibit at the Taubman Museum of Art, October 21-November 1.
Two homes just up the road in Blacksburg are
showing the way for homes of the future.
by Jenny Kincaid Boone
restaurants of olD . . .
anD still here!
These classic dining rooms have been here
as long as the magazine.
From the Publisher
Dining: fiji islanD anD the
neW yorker Deli
What will this place look like 40 years from
now? We asked the experts in many fields.
Two of the valley's oldest restaurants continue to offer what put them on the map.
by Dan Smith
by Jes Gearing
4 SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014
The Perfect Weekend
by Dan Smith