From golf to great: Raleigh’s Peter Millar goes global

by Liza Roberts photographs by Missy McLamb When Lindsay Browder leaves her historic home in Oakwood for work this fall morning, it’s warm enough for shorts. That’s fine at her office, where her yellow Lab, Palmer, is welcome, too. He…

Spotlight: Classical twist

  by Elizabeth Lincicome photograph by Brad Habeeb Photography For Triangle area music lovers, one of Raleigh’s oldest cultural attractions is getting ready to celebrate a landmark birthday and just got a facelift to boot. Chamber Music Raleigh (CMR), formerly…

FotoSwipe

by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long “We never end up talking about the game itself or its technicalities, if we did an awesome backhand or something. Every time we switch sides or do a water break, we’re talking about FotoSwipe.” –…

The romance of chocolate

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark When it comes to Valentine’s Day, the last thing I want is the crowded, stressed-out environment of a completely booked restaurant. I much prefer to cook at home, with or for the object of…

The new philanthropists

 photographs by Tierney Farrell   A silver pendant in the shape of North Carolina shines above Nicole Stewart’s hear as she sips coffee at Joule. The busy downtown coffee shop, filled with young professionals, is a fitting location for the…

Spotlight: Blooming fabulous

by Tina Haver Currin photograph by Nick Pironio You might remember the ice storm that hit Raleigh on Feb. 13, 2014, the one that shut the city down in its tracks. A photograph of a distraught woman surrounded by spun-out cars on Glenwood…

Where the Carolina-born turf meets the Carolina clay

The U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open in Pinehurstin June will no doubt inspire the amateurs among us to sharpen up their own games. Shane Ferguson is counting on it. When  he’s not playing the game himself or competing in…

A Raleigh Thanksgiving

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Nick Pironio Until I was a teenager, my Thanksgivings took place in Mexico. My family would retreat to the beach for a vacation that appeared nowhere in the lexicon of turkey, Pilgrims, or pie. The first…

SweetWater New York Ice Co.

by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long “This is how we’ve always had our Italian ice growing up: super smooth, not frozen or hard as a rock. Just real fruit, water, and sugar.” – Mike Beggen, co-founder, SweetWater New York Ice Co….

Spotlight: My February live music fix

by Charles Marshall Lead singer and songwriter, The Balsa Gliders (and partner at the law firm of Brooks Pierce) Live music doesn’t come easy in the cold and dark of February. There are no Oak City Seven outdoor concerts beckoning…

Mix master: Jamie Meares

by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Lissa Gotwals Jamie Meares, owner of the stylish downtown shop Furbish Studio and author of the blog I Suwannee, is a design-world favorite. Just about every notable lifestyle blog has highlighted her at some point, and…

Raleigh Triathlon Training Group

photograph by Travis Long “If it wasn’t for these guys …. I would have just sat on the couch and watched cartoons and drank coffee.” – Shannon Neiley, runner and member of the Raleigh Triathlon Training Group At 6 a.m. every…

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