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Tag: Roanoke

I hope the city fathers of Roanoke, Virginia know what they have here. But I’m not certain they do. They’re building buildings, flaunting their God-given resources, and dreaming up events to make the place interesting with kite festivals, marathons, and more. They’re building out a 174,000-square-foot, kid-friendly civic center with an aquarium, a butterfly room, an interactive science museum, and a restaurant with a view. They want you to know how many nature trails they’ve got, and how many city parks[…]

Rich Herstek was raised in Ohio, but has since lived and worked in Boston, Portland, London, Prague, Paris, Manila, Washington, D.C., and New York. His travel writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, France Today, Third Coast Daily, Milwaukee Home & Fine Living, the Vermont Standard and elsewhere. In addition to his travel writing, Rich has also been an advertising creative director, a playwright and a screenwriter, having earned his MA at the London Film School. You can learn more about[…]

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