Stock + Grain is Coming: High Point’s Food Hall

Tim Elliot outside the construction of Stock + Grain

Feast your eyes on THIS – High Point is about to be home to the Triad’s first-ever food hall, Stock + Grain Assembly! If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of dining at a food hall, let us enlighten you. Imagine if you could find local, gourmet, and artisanal restaurants all in one place. We’re not talking…

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Seven Ways to Celebrate Grandparents’ Day

A child looking at strawberries at the High Point Farmers Market

Where in the world would we be without grandparents? From mentoring us as parents on how to raise our own kiddos, to creating last memories with the little ones that last a lifetime, grandparents help us to discover so much in life. This past Sunday was Grandparents’ Day, and in honor of all of the grandmas and grandpas (or whatever term of endearment you…

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Bigger Than Coltrane: The Story Behind HP’s International Jazz Festival

Joe Williams in front of the John Coltrane statue in High Point, NC

If you ask anyone in the jazz music scene to name an influential music leader, there’s a high chance John Coltrane’s name will come up. And if you ask any of those folks where the legend John Coltrane first got his start, they’d most likely point to Philadelphia. That’s where Joe Williams, Director of the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues…

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Tuning In to High Point’s Music Scene

Shane Key, a musician in High Point, NC plays the guitar on stage.

Here in High Point, it’s no secret that we love to groove to a great tune. Blame it on Coltrane (surely by now you know that our city is where jazz legend, John Coltrane spent much of his growing up years!), but we’re always looking for a spot to hear the sweet serenades of a local musician.…

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Keep Calm and Relax in HP

A sign that says "Yoga, Massage, Repeat" at Willow Wellness Center in High Point, NC.

Calm down. Take a deep breath. Take a chill pill. Simmer down. Keep calm and carry on. Take it easy. How many ways are there to say, “relax?” Lucky for us in High Point there are so many ways to relax and unwind! With no shortage of spas and massage therapists in our city, HP has everything…

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A Compassion Movement & the Community Read

A girl stands reading a book at the High Point Public Library.

Words have the power to change a community. It’s something we firmly believe (and the reason we do what we do!). It’s also something that Patrick Harman and Mary Sizemore firmly believe, which is why they have joined forces to bring the 2021 Community Read, Trust First by Bruce Deel, to our city.   “In the time that I’ve been at…

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High Point Discovered’s Book Ends: Part II

One thing we know about High Pointers – they love to read a good book! With our High Point Public Library (one of the most beautiful in the state if we do say so ourselves!), and our favorite bookstore, Sunrise Books, there’s no shortage of places to celebrate National Book Lover’s Day all week long.  …

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How High Point Will Grow Up

Welcome the Nido & Mariana Qubein Children’s Museum! We’ve been talking about all of the big things coming to High Point. How does 75,000 square feet sound? That’s the size of all the activity space at High Point’s newest attraction: The Nido & Mariana Qubein Children’s Museum! At 60,000 square feet indoors and 15,000 square feet of outdoor activities, the museum will be…

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A Guide to HP Parks: National Parks & Rec Month

The sign at Armstrong Park in High Point, NC.

Did you know that July is National Parks & Rec Month? In High Point, with all our great parks, programs, camps, and activities, we feel like every month is Parks & Rec month! But this week, we are highlighting several of the places and programs you can enjoy as a citizen of our great city. From pickleball…

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Celebrating Freedom in the Furniture Capital

An American flag in a potted plant.

We’re feeling a little “freer” from the worries about the pandemic these days, so we’re thinking about the ways we want to celebrate all of our freedoms right here in High Point. With the long holiday weekend approaching, and so many ways to honor our history here in our hometown, we created a guide to your Fourth of July holiday weekend in HP.  Pay a Visit to…

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