Category: Shop Local

Boho Beads

“We’re both so lucky and have so much that we should be thankful for, and we wanted to be able to give back in some sort of way.” –Harris Parker, co-founder, Boho Beads by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Travis Long…

Seen in Raleigh: Tree trimmers

photographs by Scott Sharpe A recent visit to Cheshire Cat Gallery at Cameron Village led to the discovery of these captivating vintage Christmas ornaments that would add sparkle to any tree. From a classic Santa Claus and Christmas tree to…

Holder Goods & Crafts

Quality, not quantity by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Miller Taylor Raleigh natives Sam and Meredith Kirkpatrick are bringing new life to downtown’s South Street with Holder Goods & Crafts, a new space for art, home goods, furniture, and antiques. Together…

Progeny

“What I put in the store is what I would want to put on my own children.” – Lauren Hood, owner, Progeny by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Travis Long When Lauren Hood became a mother, she discovered it wasn’t easy…

Spotlight: Local treasures

Charlotte’s celebrates 25th anniversary by Jessie Ammons photograph by Missy McLamb Decades ago, Charlotte Harris was home in Texas for the holidays and in search of a good gift. Her friend told her she must go to Carol’s. “I thought,…

Shop local

by Ernest Dollar This season, as you’re making your list and checking it twice, our area retailers would be grateful if you remember to “shop local.”  That didn’t used to be a matter of choice. Local was the only option, and…

Transcending light

by Katherine Connor photographs by Catherine Nguyen Ask Raleigh’s Louise Gaskill the secret to her artistry in lighting design, and you won’t get far. “Oh, I don’t know how I do it, I just sort of taught myself and I…

Studio 123

by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Travis Long “We never dreamed it’d be this big … watching Seaboard Avenue change, watching Capital Boulevard change. It’s just getting bigger and bigger.” – Molly Rohde, co-owner of Studio 123 It started out as just a fun…

Spotlight: Not your father’s thrift shop

Father and Son Antiques Don’t let the rack of vintage clothes plunked down on the sidewalk – or the store’s name, for that matter – mislead you. Inside the two-story emporium of vintage-ness on West Hargett Street, Father and Son…

Runologie

by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Travis Long “We wanted this to be a little community for runners where everyone felt comfortable, from the best of runners to people who had never run before.” – Kimberlie Meeker, co-owner, Runologie Kimberlie Meeker…

Through the eyes of stylish locals

CHAPEL HILL Betty Kenan’s Chapel Hill is a place steeped in history and filled with culture. The longtime Triangle style setter and owner of refined women’s clothing boutique Fine Feathers, which she founded in 1976, shared some of her favorite…

Locals Seafood

photograph by Travis Long “We’re going down and getting fish off the boat – and before I even get back from the coast, most of it’s been sold.” – Lin Peterson, left, and Ryan Speckman, right, owners and founders, Locals Seafood When…

Passing the RDU Baton

by Bill Krueger Brittany Iery grew up in Rocky Mount, but it was not unusual for her family to make the 60-mile trip to Raleigh to visit the mall or for one of her travel soccer games. So she was…

Shave and a hair cut

by Charles Upchurch photographs by Nick Pironio Pete Phipps is telling me about the flag in the back of Arrow, his new Cameron Village barber shop. “Came back from Afghanistan with me,” he says of Old Glory, hanging among assorted…

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