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MAY/J U NE 2 019 | VOL XLV I | NU M B E R 5/6

BEST
OF
ROANOKE

83

BEST OF ROANOKE 2019

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YOUR WINNERS IN EVENTS, SERVICES AND MORE!
30. See the local winners as chosen by our readers.
Compiled by Liz Long, Kasey Smith, Katie Wismer, Jeff Wood

A CHANCE TO START OVER

GROCERY EVOLUTION

99. Personal shoppers and pick-up
83. One refugee's struggle to
services are changing the grocery
protect her family, integrate into a
new community and build their lives business. by Jenny Kincaid Boone
again. by Christina Nifong

THE LINCOLN LOG HOME
THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE 102. These homeowners accepted
IN EVERY ISSUE

88. What is it like to be an
immigrant in the Roanoke Valley?
by Brian Bongard

the challenges of their unique
property. by Carol J. Alexander

AN ECONOMIC IMPACT

112. Refresh the look of your home
even on the smallest of budgets
with these 10 simple tasks.
by Christy Rippel

PEARLS AND PINSTRIPES

8

EDITOR'S LETTER

10

STRANGE DAYS OF
ROANOKE

12

THE GIST

81. How immigrants (and in some
cases, their businesses) affect our
local economies. by Anne Sampson

18

#ROANOKELOVE

THE HARVESTER'S HELP

20

SOUTHERN SPOONFUL

22

EVENTS CALENDAR

129 THE DISH

94. Rocky Mount's growth is in no
small part thanks to The Harvester
Performance Center. by Dan Smith

EASY HOME IMPROVEMENTS

119. Frankie Rowland's is a classic
establishment that has far more
than just great steaks.
by Shari Dragovich

130 THEN & NOW

BLOG SERIES:

IMMIGRATION IN THE VALLEY
Our coverage on immigration in
Roanoke continues with our first-ever
blog series on profiles, businesses
and more. Join the conversation at
TheRoanoker.com/Immigration.
4

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FINE DINING ESSENTIALS
126. Fine dining is not only
about the food, but the
experience as a whole.
by Shari Dragovich

SPECIAL SECTION:

Q&A WITH THE
BEST OF 2019
80. Learn more about these
local businesses and their
award-winning services.
ON THE COVER:
Amy Pearman of Boyd
Pearman Photography
shot this image of
The Mornin' Thang
trio having fun with
confetti in the studio.

YOU COULD WIN
Want a chance to win great
prizes? Visit TheRoanoker.com/
Contests for a list of current and
upcoming contests for tickets
to great local performances,
festivals and more.

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