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What is The LEAP Kitchen?

The Kitchen is a shared commercial kitchen and food business incubator that recently opened in Downtown Roanoke.

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Virginia Tech Researchers Itching to Learn About Poison Ivy on the Appalachian Trail

John Jelesko was hiking along the Appalachian Trail when he saw his quarry — one which other hikers would think of as their nemesis.

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Appalachian Trail Shelter and Campsite Reopen with Bear-Resistant Food Storage Boxes

How do you get 355-pound bear-resistant food storage boxes into remote Appalachian Trail shelters? Ask the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club!

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Pete’s Pick: Let’s Go for a Swim

The Lake Moomaw 1 Mile Open Water Swim is back on Aug. 6, and it’s not too late to get in on the action.

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Pete’s Pick: Learn to Climb at the River Rock Open House

Not sure what the climbing gym is all about? Want to add a new adventure to your fitness routine?

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7 Summer Adventures in Your Backyard

There’s something about the heat that makes us to stay indoors during the summer. However, the Roanoke Region offers a variety of outdoor escapades that are worth exploring on your sunny days off.

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5 Perfect Waterfall Hikes

Summer is the perfect time for a shorter hike that ends with a water view.

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Test Your Bass Fishing Skills

The New River Paddle Fishing Tournament is back this weekend and the competition will be fierce as you angle for the top bass against fisher- men, women, and kids from all over the region.

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Beer-Loving Volunteers Needed

It’s the event you’ve been waiting for since the big announcement in March. Deschutes Brewery is bringing its Street Pub to Roanoke on Aug. 27.

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Learn to Fly Fish

Take a class that will last for multiple summers of enjoyment. Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is offering fly fishing classes, starting this weekend.

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