Category: Explore

Quercus Studio

photograph by Travis Long “When you walk in, you smell whatever I’m burning with the torch. You see what’s going on and hear it and smell it; it’s a full experience. It’s a space to see objects created. What is…

Oakwood Cemetery: Segway-style

by CC Parker photograph by Robert Willett I admit it: I chuckle at Segway tours. Lined up like ducks. Helmeted. All leaning forward, slightly bow-legged, intent on their mission… and what is that mission? And yet, there I was, on…

Oak City Project: No bike snobs here

by Bill Krueger photographs by Tim Lytvinenko What is the Oak City Cycling Project? Yes, it involves bikes. But what kind of project, exactly, are David Zell, Ken Metzger and Jared Harber up to behind the giant garage door at…

Ashley Harris’s Vermillion turns 10

by Liza Roberts Ten years ago, Ashley Harris was an optimistic 27-year-old entrepreneur with a bank loan and a big idea: to sell high-end designer fashion in Raleigh. Today, she’s a successful and seasoned retailer whose Vermillion boutique has earned real…

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