Author Archives: Ayn-Monique Klahre

The Whirl: Sola Hot Mini 5K

Sola Coffee Café’s 8th annual Sola Hot Mini 5K took place on September 18 and raised more than $150,000 to benefit ALS research.

The Whirl: Hinson Wu Trunk Show

In September, Kannon’s women’s clothing store hosted fashion designer Hinson Wu for a trunk show of his eponymous label.

The Whirl: WINnovation 2021

On September 17, WALTER hosted its seventh annual WINnovation summit, which celebrates female innovation, diversity, and the entrepreneurial spirit.

Old-World Wine

European-style grapes are thriving in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley, thanks to its unique climate and history.

The Feel of Fall

A visual celebration of the beauty of autumn leaves in and around Raleigh.

Eva Shockey’s Family Recipes

Consider these recipes from outdoorswoman Eva Shockey, which she serves for Thanksgiving — or anytime.

The Whirl: Season Kickoff Social

Singers from the North Carolina Master Chorale gathered in Pullen Park for fellowship and reconnection before their first rehearsal in over a year. Stavi’s food truck and desserts from Global Village made for a festive afternoon. __ This article originally…

The Whirl: Triangle Purple Heart Dinner

Dozens of Purple Heart recipients and Gold Star Mothers from the area were honored at the second Triangle Purple Heart Dinner on August 28th at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel.  __ This article originally appeared in the October 2021 issue of…

The Whirl: Kickoff Ceremony for SECU DinoLab

On September 8, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences celebrated the groundbreaking for the SECU DinoLab, which will house the Dueling Dinosaurs, the best-preserved skeletons of T. rex and Triceratops unearthed to date. __ This article originally appeared in…

The Whirl: Bourbon, Bagpipes & Bacon

On August 28, Olde Raleigh Distillery in Zebulon held a Bourbon, Bagpipes & Bacon event to celebrate the launch of its third batch of their flagship brand. Brunos Burger Bar Food Truck offered many varieties of bacon. __ This article…