Raleigh Garden Tips: What to do in August

Take it easy in summer’s hottest month — use your freezer to preserve tomatoes and plant a few things the get you through the rest of the season.

The Whirl: Koinonia Foundation Awards

The Koinonia Foundation bestowed $22,000 in grants to nonprofits in the greater Wake Forest, Rolesville and Youngsville areas.

The Whirl: Parlor Bar Media Night

Parlor Bar, the new cocktail lounge at the Heights House Hotel, celebrated its opening with a small gathering for media and civic leaders.

The Whirl: Bogue Park Parade

The 30th annual Fourth of July Parade down Shepard Street in the Bogue Park area of Morehead City included many generations of Raleighites.

Simple Life: Summer Twilight

Jim Dodson reflects on a South Carolina childhood spent in twilight — the brief, magical time between day and night.

Into Being: The Art of Herb Jackson

This Davidson, North Carolina painter’s abstract artwork looks like it may have been done quickly, but in fact it’s a meticulous process.

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