Category: Shop Local

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…

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