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Pete’s Pick: We Need YOU on Race Weekend

There’s still time to be a part of Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon race weekend … without any training! Volunteer during the race or at the Down by Downtown music festival on the weekend of […]

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Outdoor Recreation is a Major Economic Driver

Outdoor recreation is a big business. (We already knew that here in the Roanoke Region, that’s why the Roanoke Regional Partnership and Roanoke Outside have been talking about the outdoors for more than 10 years.)

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Consignment for a Cause

Roanoke Mountain Adventures is helping you give back to the community with the donation of used gear to area nonprofits.

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5 Questions with Stratton Delany of Starlight Bicycles and Starlight Custom Cycling Apparel

Stratton Delany is the owner of Starlight Bicycles and Starlight Custom Cycling Apparel based in Grandin Village.

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Gear Review: Polar Shorts – Warm Shorts for Cool Weather

SMH. That’s how my first impression started off when we were asked to review a pair of polar fleece shorts from new local start up brand, Polar Shorts. I thought “fleece shorts…that makes no sense.”

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Top 8 Reasons to Donate During Roanoke Valley Gives

March 14 marks the largest day of giving in the Roanoke Region, with hundreds of nonprofits and thousands of citizens participating in Roanoke Valley Gives. We hope you’ll share some of your support with the […]

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Pete’s Pick: Roanoke Valley Gives is March 14

Roanoke Valley Gives is March 14. We’d like you to consider a gift to Roanoke Outside this year to support some of our community projects.

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St. Patrick’s Shenanigans at the Shamrock Showdown

There was this biker from the ‘Noke, Who rode around town dressed like a silly bloke.

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Try an “Open” Adventure

Navigate on foot, by bike, or both en route to a team win with the Muddy Squirrel Navigation “Open 6” Adventure.

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Down by Downtown Lowers Ticket Prices Thanks to Support from Wells Fargo

ROANOKE, Va. (March 6, 2018) – The Down by Downtown Music Festival features two firsts in 2018. National touring act moe. is coming to Roanoke for the first time and a grant from the Wells […]

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