December 2005

8 Symptoms of Outdoor Town Syndrome

By Graham Averill | 17 Dec 15
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Symptoms include continually searching for the coolest, most outdoorsy burg in the country—and eventually convincing yourself you’re a better person because you live there.

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Happenings: Snowshoe Hip-Hop, Bristol Pickin’ Party

By BRO Admin | 01 Dec 05
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Old School Hip-Hop Drops on Snowshoe A crew of crazy collegiates will descend on Snowshoe this month for the annual College Winter Break, a one-week blowout of happy hours, hooking up, and hangover skiing. This year the kids will be dancing to the beats and rhymes of hip-hop has-beens Biz Markie (January 4) and DJ…

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Healthy Southern Cuisine­-It’s Not an Oxymoron

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Dec 05
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It’s not all deep-friend and butter-crusted. Southern cooking gets a bad rap in the world of health, and in many ways, deservedly so. Between our battered chicken and hearty loafs of corn bread, we’ve got fatty foods that have been busting belts for years. But if you’ve got a hankering for a down home spread, there are some Southern staples that can keep you lean and healthy.

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The Dirt on…Lil’ Manimal

By BRO Admin | 01 Dec 05
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<em>By Jedd Ferris</em> Noah Barber is six years old, and he can ride better than you. Not yet out of first grade Barber rips through singletrack, hops log-crossings, and lands freeride jumps with more bravado than most adults. With his young prowess he has become the subject of major Internet buzz on MTB message boards.…

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Profile: Rock ‘n’ Run – Edwin McCain

By Jedd Ferris | 01 Dec 05
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Edwin McCain became a bona fide pop star back in the 90s with his smash single “I’ll Be.” But in the South we know him as a grassroots hero, who worked the club scene for years, before achieving mainstream success and a major label deal with Atlantic Records. Now McCain is back down to earth…

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Playlist: Mark Newton Band, Pa’s Fiddle Band Project

By Dave Stallard | 01 Dec 05
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Mark Newton Band “Hillbilly Hemingway” The Blue Ridge-based Rebel Records catalog is ripe with Mark Newton releases. In the mid-80’s, Newton released albums on Rebel with his first band, the short-lived but widely-popular Virginia Squires. He produced 2000’s “Follow Me Back to the Fold,” a tribute to the women of bluegrass that won Newton the…

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