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MAST GENERAL STORE

ON THE COVER:
TH E

HOMES
ISSUE

34. This new anchor store may revitalize downtown

S O L V IN G

DESIGN
D IL E M M A S

7 TIPS

FO R Y O UR
KITC H E N A N D
B A TH RO O M RE M O D E L

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2020

retail in a way we never expected. Written by Dan Smith

6 GREAT GRANDIN RENOS
(Including
this one!)

Plus

REALTOR

TALK
Page 53

CITIZEN SCIENTISTS

IN EVERY ISSUE
10

EDITOR'S LETTER

12

STRANGE DAYS OF ROANOKE

14

HOME FRONT

16

SOUTHERN SPOONFUL

18

THE GIST

28

#ROANOKELOVE

GREEN
LIVING

AGING IN PLACE

WHAT'S IN YOUR WATER?
OUR LOCAL ENVIRONMENT
CITIZEN SCIENTISTS
FARM, SWEET FARM

38. Everyday people can now contribute to
thousands of global environmental projects.
by Christina Nifong

76. A previously renovated home gets a new
renovation. by Carol J. Alexander

URBAN FORESTS

42. Local volunteers care for our city's trees in
surprising ways. by Ashley Fellers

84. Classic trends meet modern style in our
kitchen and bath remodel guide. by Christy
Rippel

OUR ECO-FOOTPRINTS

DESIGN DILEMMAS

PLUS:

READY FOR A REDO?

45. There are many ways to protect our
environment - and you can start today!
by Dan Smith

90. Redecorating your home is made more fun
with these great tips. by Christy Rippel

WHAT'S IN OUR WATER?

50. Exactly how good is it, and will we have
enough in the future? by Dan Smith

108. Los Amigos has a new location at Smith
Mountain Lake, complete with amazing views.
by Shari Dragovich

FARM SWEET FARM

FINISH YOUR PLATE

121 THE DISH

60. A farm's renovation leads to beautiful
results. by Christy Rippel

122 THEN & NOW

ADVENTURES IN REMODELING

This beautiful home
is just one of nine
flipped by Kimberly
and Phillip Payne.
Image by Bob Sowder
Photography. Read
about the renovations
on page 68.

MARGARITAS WITH A VIEW

REAL ESTATE

53. These realtors can't wait to help
you get home.

ASK THE EXPERTS

94. Homes experts answer your
most-asked questions.

SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE

100. From adventures on the water
to dining and more, there is so much
fun to be had at the lake!

114. Restaurants are thinking up new ways to
tackle food waste. by Layla Khoury-Hanold

68. How one house-flipping duo is taking Raleigh
Court by storm. by Christina Nifong

find us online
Online Extras

Want to learn thrifty cooking
tips from a fine dining chef or
how you can be part of a plasticfree program to help our local
environment? Read our additional
online content by Layla KhouryHanold at TheRoanoker.com.
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