Category: People

5 Questions With… Tyler Helikson

The founder of Happy + Hale has a new restaurant, Madre in Smoky Hollow, that offers a decidedly different vibe.

One More Game: The Lure of Pickleball  

A pickleball enthusiast digs deep into his enthusiasm for the popular sport — and finds that what it really delivers is a sense of community.

The Wish Book’s Final Chapter

Saying a fond farewell to Sears’ last North Carolina store, where this writer got his first bike and ogled mannequins.

The Art of Life: Painter Tom Ward

As his body started to deteriorate from ALS, this artist and former marine moved from Durham to Wilmington to live out his life by the beach.

A Welcome Home in Liberation Station

By founding North Carolina’s first Black-owned children’s bookstore, Victoria Scott Miller creates a safe space for personal discovery

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