Author Archives: Ayn-Monique Klahre

Welcome to Black Main Street

A new series of sidewalk murals takes viewers on a historical stroll down Raleigh’s Black Main Street

Coming in September: WINnovation 2021

WALTER’s signature even celebrating female business leaders in back in person this WALTER staff WALTER is pleased to return to the Umstead Hotel & Spa in 2021 for our annual WINnovation conference. Anchored by a speaker series featuring female…

Coming in June: Behind the Scenes at Art in Bloom

Watch florists bring the creations from concept to reality in this exclusive video WALTER staff In June, the NCMA will host its first Art in Bloom event in two years. This popular affair, which brings together florists from all…

Window on the World

Christina Koch has seen the Earth from every angle, its bright blue landscape captured with her trusty digital camera from 250 miles above the planet’s surface.

The Art of Renewal

A thank-you to the arts leaders who navigated us through tough times — and a charge for the next Larry Wheeler Spring! How sweet the sound, as the warmer weather begins to soften the cacophony of disruption, disillusion, and…

My Wife’s Secret Life

…and why I’m happily married, blissfully in the Jim Dodson I recently discovered that my wife, Wendy, enjoys a secret life.Actually, I’ve known about it for years. I just never let her know that I knew about it.  It’s also…

Creators: Welcome Home

How Amarra Ghani became a guiding light for those in need  by Wiley Cash | photography by Mallory Cash Charlotte resident and founder of Welcome Home, Amarra Ghani, has continually found herself in two roles that are surprisingly in concert…

Cottage Mod in Boylan Heights

With the help of design consultant Jourdan Fairchild, a refurbished historic bungalow fuses eras for a cozy, comfortable style.

N.C. Creators: A Walk in the Woods with Author Belle Boggs

In writing and in life, Belle Boggs explores a sense of place and Wiley Cash As they do most days, especially since the coronavirus pandemic began, writer Belle Boggs and her 7-year-old daughter, Bea, are walking through the woods…