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Archive for October 30th, 2006

UNC in NYC

While we all know about Sherman’s march through the Carolinas, we were not as familiar with North Carolina’s November 12, 1949 invasion of New York City. On that day, slightly over 37,000 zealous Tar Heels descended on New York for the football game between UNC and Notre Dame in the unlikely setting of Yankee Stadium. […]

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Scribner’s has recently published a new edition of Thomas Wolfe’s classic coming-of-age novel, Look Homeward, Angel. This edition includes nice appreciations of the book by two contemporary novelists of the North Carolina mountains, Charles Frazier and Robert Morgan.

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