Category: Explore

8 things to do in January

Break out the grip of the winter doldrums by planning an outing for a nourishing dose of culture, music, history, science or a little giving back to the community.

The Great Cover Up: Local musicians play the hits

If you’ve ever wished you could see some of the biggest musicians of our time play all in one night, check out The Great Cover Up performance series at Kings in January. Area musicians fully impersonate big-name bands—from vocals and instrumentation right down to the costumes.

WALTER’s Top 10 Stories from 2019

As 2019 winds to a close, we compiled a list of our most popular stories of this year. Learn about good food, good work being done—and the good folks in our community that make Raleigh so great. This Small-Town North…

Check out the Christmas Trees at the NC State Capitol Building

  This month, the North Carolina State Capitol is aglow with holiday spirit. The State Tree Lighting ceremony on December 12—which includes festive music and performances, cookies and hot chocolate, and an appearance from Santa alongside the first family—started in…

The Father and Son team settles in to a new location

by Sarah Nagem | photography by Eamon Queeney Brian and Kiyomi Ownbey always had a thing for Mid-century design: the vibrant colors and garish themes of American Kitsch, and also the clean, calm lines of wooden Scandinavian furniture. But the…

50+ Things to Do in Raleigh with Your Out-Of-Town Guests

Here are more than 50 things to do in Raleigh this weekend with friends and family. Written by Catherine Currin From old friends to extended family, everyone’s looking for something to do when the holiday celebrations are over. If you’re…

Local marketplace Kinshop celebrates N.C. businesses

The second annual Kinshop is back at Junction West November 23 for a day of shopping, mingling and celebrating local businesses. Founders Hannah Lee and Lauren Waston created Kinshop last spring as a new kind of retail experience, one that…

Around Town with… Irv Coats of Reader’s Corner

Irv Coats turned a love of reading into a lifelong career with his beloved store on Hillsborough Street. Writing and photographs by Addie Ladner “Anything you need for your head and soul you can find in a good book,” says…

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