Category: Arts & Culture

The Whirl: Days of Service

Rotary Club of Raleigh and Rotary Club of Southeast Raleigh participated in a district-wide day of service on April 17, when nearly 200 Rotarians served organizations including Habitat for Humanity ReStores, Girls and Boys Clubs, Healing Transitions, and Oak City Cares.

The Whirl: Five Points 50th Birthday

After a long year of being cooped up, a group of close friends threw a dinner party for Kyla Brazel’s 50th birthday. Allison Smith, party planning extraordinaire, and Kyla’s husband Joe, led the team that converted wooden pallets, outdoor pillows,…

The Whirl: Literary Luncheon

On Friday, April 30, the Beaufort Historical Association hosted a Literary Luncheon with special guest Kristy Woodson Harvey, the New York Times bestselling author of Under the Southern Sky. Harvey signed books and mingled with fans and friends.

The Whirl: Heights House Hotel Grand Opening

On Thursday, May 6, Heights House Hotel celebrated its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting. Owners Sarah and Jeff Shepherd, Mayor Mary Ann Baldwin, and Kim Westbrook-MacDonald from the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon, and a small group attended…

The Whirl: East Coast Greenway Ride

On April 20, two North Carolina-based cycling advocates completed a 1,200-mile journey on the East Coast Greenway with a celebration at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Steven Hardy-Braz and Dave Connelly rode 50-80 miles per day to meet with…