Kid Logic And Fresh Apples

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN It’s funny what you think is true as a kid and what is actually true. As a kid, I used to wonder who had the job of turning off the ocean at night. Not the entire … Continued

Gaston County’s Unwritten Rules

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN When you’ve been around for more than 100 years, you tend to get a little stuck in your ways. After all, it’s worked for you this long, why bother changing? That’s the story of Tony’s Ice … Continued

Hot Dogs: Love At First Bite

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN I miss cable TV sometimes. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t miss the cable bill at all. However, I do miss the aimlessly clicking around, channel after channel, with the hopes of stumbling on something interesting … Continued

Home Is Where Your Morning Mug Is

WRITTEN BY BEN DUNGAN / PHOTOGRAPHY BY RICK HAITHCOX People love coffee. Or maybe they love what coffee does, rather than what actually coffee is. Let’s face it. It’s not an easy taste to get behind initially. Somewhere along the way, … Continued

Slow Down, See More

WRITTEN BY BEN DUNGAN / PHOTOGRAPHY BY ALEXANDRA LOVE I was told the other day that I drive like an old man. Which may be true. However, the difference between me and an old man is that I choose to … Continued