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September/October 2021 | Vol. XLIX | Number 09/10
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Reading the Room
32. Onzlee Ware overcame an arrest
and shooting to become a trailblazing
politician, judge and Roanoke icon.
by Mason Adams
Guitar King in Roanoke
37. How award-winning guitarist Redd
Volkaert came to live in our region -
and where he's playing next.
by Eric J. Wallace
in every issue
10 EDITOR'S LETTER
12 STRANGE DAYS OF ROANOKE
13 SOUTHERN SPOONFUL
16 DO YOU KNOW...?
18 HOME FRONT
20 THE GIST
26 EVENTS
129 THE DISH
130 THEN & NOW
New Faces of Real Estate
51. These agents are not only learning
the ropes - they're leading the way for
other millennial realtors. by Aila Boyd
Preservation with Purpose
58. Restoration Housing rebuilds
neighborhoods (with affordable
housing) one home at a time.
by Christina Nifong
One Hue to Rule
74. Get the latest on paint trends
(including the perfect color scheme)
from the experts. by Ashley Fellers
118
The Heart of the Home
66. These three gorgeous kitchens are like Pinterest dreams come to life. by Christy Rippel
How We Live Now
80. Give your spaces lasting appeal for
the post-pandemic lifestyle.
by Christy Rippel
Home Shopping Guide
86. Nine great local spots for furniture
and home goods. by Christy Rippel
Supply Shortage
96. What gives with the shortage on
lumber and more in the construction
industry? by Dan Smith
Plants!
104. Even those without green thumbs
can get by with these indoor favorites.
by Liz Long
Brew Ha Ha
118. Celebrate Oktoberfest at three
brewpubs offering craft beers with
perfect food pairings.
by Shari Dragovich
More Than Just Coffee
126. RND Coffee's expansion to
Vinton includes new menu items and
partnerships. by Layla Khoury-Hanold
on the cover
A gorgeous kitchen
renovation includes
trendy updates and bold
colors. See more of this
kitchen, plus two more,
on page 66. Image by
Bob Sowder.
Special Sections:
ARTS AND CULTURE
PAGE 42. Learn more the amazing opportunities we have
in our region to experience live shows, ballet, theater, opera
and more.
REAL ESTATE
PAGE 56. Award-winning realtors can't wait to help with
your real estate needs.
ASK THE EXPERTS
PAGE 110. Local homes experts answer all your questions
about decor, maintenance, real estate and more.
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