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Big Flavor Recipes for Summer Get-Togethers

From patio potlucks to backyard barbecues, summer is the ultimate time to kick back and enjoy delicious food with your favorite people. If you’re looking to add big flavor to your warm-weather menu, get inspired by these recipes from celebrity chef Jose Garces. For a taste of Southern cooking, pair Classic Cheddar Pierogies with a […]

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Secrets for Mastering the Grill

With warmer temperatures and sun-filled days arriving, there are few better ways to celebrate the summer season than by firing up the grill. Whether preparing a simple dinner at home or a backyard bash for a crowd, grilling is an easy way to add sear and flavor to your favorite meats and vegetables. The perfect […]

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Living: Larry and Samantha Thomas create an outdoor oasis

By Courtney Phillips Larry and Samantha Thomas know their move to McLauchlin Farms was “meant to be.” Five years ago, Samantha was casually browsing an issue of Homes & Land with no intent to leave their comfortable home in Westgate, but her interest was piqued by the home featured on the cover. “I didn’t even […]

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Why that Chair?

When we met at Southern Design Furniture (4909 Raeford Road) with our May/June featured military spouses for their photo shoots, we let them pick their chair they would be photographed in. “Think of it like a spirit chair,” we encouraged. They ventured through the store to see which chair(s) spoke to them.  And lo and behold, Jennifer Pate, […]

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A Total Body Approach to a New You

New Year’s resolutions typically focus on reactive goals like losing weight or getting back into that workout routine. However, thinking about resolutions in a more proactive, long-term way can give you more motivation and the willpower to stick with it. A commitment to proactive total body care, including these tips from Massage Envy, can keep […]

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5 Tips to Plan Your Wedding Like a Pro

It may be that your budget doesn’t allow a wedding planner, or maybe you’ve just dreamed of this day for so long that all of the hands-on planning makes you giggle with glee. Either way, there are steps you can take to make your big day go off without a hitch. Like relying on the […]

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Living: Lauren and Wyatt Jenkins’ Home

By Courtney Phillips Sixteen years ago, Lauren walked into Wyatt’s home for the first time. Last year, it became her home, too.  Upon graduating from East Carolina, the Fayetteville natives and high school sweethearts began their married life in Fayetteville. Two homes—in Briarwood and Woodlands—and two beautiful children later, they bought and settled into Wyatt’s […]

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Vision 2026: One County, Big Plans

By Brittney Murray Picture this. In addition to Fayetteville’s own Cape Fear Botanical Garden, its renowned Airborne & Special Operations Museum, its notable historic downtown center and its Arts Council, Fayetteville also becomes home to a minor league baseball stadium, a Civil War History Center and a world-class Performing Arts Center. This is what the […]

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Faith: Friendship House Comes to Fayetteville

By Kelly Twedell  Cape Fear Valley Health’s Dr. Scott Cameron, a Neonatologist (NICU physician) is the one  with the vision. In 2010, during a medical mission trip to Africa, Dr. Cameron became gravely ill and needed emergency abdominal surgery. Avery Cameron, Dr. Cameron’s wife who was with him in Africa, marveled that at the very […]

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Art: Temporary Public Art in Fayetteville

By Erin Pesut              A giraffe on wheels? You may have noticed it. The long-legged corten steel man staring up at the sky? Perhaps you drove right by. If you’re curious about the public art sculptures downtown that cropped up last year after Hurricane Matthew, we’ve got the whole story. The latest news? These are […]

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Living: Art & Light & Space

By Erin Pesut  In the 1970s, as a graduate writing student at Columbia University in New York City, Pamolu Oldham felt dwarfed by the city. “I felt so diminished by just the tallness of the buildings and the activity that never stopped.” This same feeling pervaded her work—so much so that her writing compacted. “I […]

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Eat Your Way to Better Health

It seems like every week there is a new product claiming to promise nutrition and improve your health. However, there are some foods you likely already have on hand that can improve your diet quality and support clean-eating efforts. Skip the total diet overhaul or the latest fad, and keep it simple by focusing on […]

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Feature: Mindfulness in the New Year

by Kelsy J. Howe-Timas              As the new year begins, a natural sense of renewal is in the air. As a life coach, I relish in this process—and this time—of starting anew. I enjoy collaborating with others to set their personal goals paved with good intention and helping them find the mindful and magnificent glow […]

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Business: Neuropathways to Learning

By Erin Pesut              Debbie Hume’s story begins far away from Fayetteville. It begins while she was living in Thailand. (Hume and her family are missionaries and have lived overseas for a total of 10 years.) Hume was attending a continuing education conference in Bangkok, Thailand, focusing on “cutting-edge technologies in education” when a woman […]

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Art: Chairman of the Whiteboard

By James Johnson Mike “Muddy” Schlegel is a smart guy. As he was growing up, his intelligence led him to learning about things others might have considered to be too complex or even dull. He received his Masters in Watershed Science specializing in collaborative watershed planning from Colorado State University.   The downside of being […]

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Editor’s Corner Jan/Feb 2017

By Erin Pesut Happy New Year! There is no time like the present to finally become yourself. Making changes – no matter how small — and sticking with them takes a sincere commitment and persistence. But in this New Year, be easy on yourself. Life is about progress, not perfection. Enjoy being you. I care […]

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Power into a New Year with Protein

If the idea of diving into a new year has you feeling more exhausted than invigorated, it may be time to introduce some new strategies to help keep busy days from feeling overwhelming. Proper exercise, balanced nutrition and quality rest can make it easier to adapt when life demands you give a little bit more. […]

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Kitty Christmas

While planning for the holiday festivities and solidifying your shopping list, don’t forget perhaps the most deserving recipient – your cat. Among the nearly three-quarters of surveyed cat owners who plan to give their kitty a gift, half said their feline friend is the most deserving “person” on their list. Whether it’s a new toy […]

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Reintegrating Into Civilian Life

While the transition back to civilian life after a military stint or deployment is often full of happiness, it can also be difficult and stressful to assimilate back into life at home. Roles and responsibilities within the household have often shifted and new circumstances have often arisen during time away. To help make the readjustment […]

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CityView 2016 Christmas Giveaway

ENTER HEREhttps://a.pgtb.me/d5Jbb4 Join CityView Magazine as we Rock Around the Christmas Tree with five days of fabulous giveaways!  Enter to win, as many times as you’d like. One winner a day will be announced starting December 12. Paradise Acres “Christmas in Paradise “ Win four tickets to the First Annual Christmas in Paradise at Paradise […]

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