The Roanoker - January/February 2018 - 6
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Discover Virginia's Greater Roanoke Valley
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HOME SWEET HOME
FINDING YOUR NEW
THRIVE in the VALLEY
HOW ROANOKERS MAKE THEIR NEW CITY HOME
HOW ROANOKE ARE YOU?
28. Take our quiz to find out where
you fall on the spectrum of Roanoke
knowledge. by Scott Fell
IN EVERY ISSUE
A DAY IN....
STREETS OF ROANOKE
THEN & NOW
STAYING IN SHAPE
by Jes Gearing
IN THE BLUE RIDGE
42. Carilion Clinic shares a preview
of their new book filled with local
artwork. by Liz Long
36. A new year means a new you...
or maybe just a new workout
experience. by Dan Smith
A ZEN HOME
WALK IT OFF
BALLAST POINT &
40. A friendly challenge between
father and son turns into a healthy
weight loss commitment.
by Bryan Paiement
46. A stunning bathroom renovation
leads to relaxation. by Carol Alexander
51. There's more to these spots
than just beer, including delicious
eats (you know, to pair with your
brews!). by Shari Dragovich
VOTE FOR THE
BEST OF ROANOKE!
to cast your votes in our annual Best of
Roanoke Reader's Poll. Voting ends at
midnight on January 28, 2018. Thank you!
LET'S EAT OUT
Not sure where to go for your
next meal out? Check out the
2018 edition of The Menu at
VALLEY LIFE 2018
After Page 50. The Insiders and
Newcomers Guide showcases
the best of the region, including
business, education and more.
61. These establishments present
great reasons for your visit.
ON THE COVER:
Marica Saunders of Rivers and Roads
Photography photographed Steve
Ambruzs of Downshift in Downtown
Roanoke for our Newcomers feature.
See page 29 for more!
YOU COULD WIN!
for your chance to WIN
FREE TICKETS to great
local events and live shows.
(PG. 2) AWFUL ARTHUR'S AD: NOAH MAGNIFICO
29 They might have moved here for work or love, but they
stayed for the activities and community.