The Roanoker - September/October 2014 - 56

OLD
ROANOKE/
NEW
ROANOKE

Dodging drug dealers downtown

Dodging bearded hipsters downtown

Sidney's

La De Da

Marveling over the 1974 Roanoke
Valley tornado while reading The
Roanoke Times over breakfast

Scrolling through 22 animals who
celebrated National Doughnut Day
on Buzzfeed

Going subterranean at Crossroads
Mall to eat at Fesquet's

Table 50 for rack of lamb over
brussel sprout hash and a port wine
demi-glace reduction
Robin Reed

Teens dominating Donkey-Kong
at the Magic Ballroom Arcade in
Vinton

Teens chilling in front of the Natural Foods Co-Op on Grandin Road

"Cookin' Cheap"

"Salvage Dawgs"

Piedmont Boeing 727 from Roanoke to LaGuardia Airport.

Puddle jumper from Roanoke to
Charlotte

Delighting as your stomach drops
on the Shooting Star roller coaster
at Lakeside Amusement Park

BY BETH JONES

NEW ROANOKE

Robin Reed

Yes, lots of things change a great deal
over the course of decades. A few don't
change so much at all.

OLD ROANOKE

Churning adrenaline renting jet skis
at Smith Mountain Lake

Two days of mellow grooves by the
Tickets for Sheryl Crowe concert at
the renovated Elmwood Park sell
Grateful Dead at the Roanoke Civic
Center (resulting in several arrests for out in a couple of hours.
drug use and a trashed parking lot).
Picking up the latest thriller at
Books, Strings and Things

Happening upon male strippers at
202 Market

Taking your wife for a movie date
at Terrace Theater at Crossroads
Mall

Staying in to binge-watch "Orange
is the New Black" on Netflix

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts on Melrose Avenue

Bubblecake

Strawberry Daiquiri at Blueberry
Hill Lounge

Leaving your downtown condo to
enjoy a cocktail at the Pine Room at
the Hotel Roanoke

Jeff Krasnow

Daniel L. Crandall

Roanoke's favorite TV show: "The Roanoke's favorite TV show: "The
Andy Griffith Show"
Andy Griffith Show"
Department of Change and Not-So-Much, from top: Books, Strings & Things at 202 Market; Boeing 727 at the airport; Robin Reed a while back.

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