Category: The Whirl

The Whirl: Underwood Wine Fundraiser

The Underwood Elementary Foundation and PTA held a virtual wine tasting event with Wine Feed to kick off the 2020-2021 school year. Philip Rubin, co-owner of Wine Feed, led guests in a tasting of three “Unicorn Wines,” paired with a…

The Whirl: Taste of the Wild

Matt Register and Ricky Moore join forces for an exclusive virtual event focused on North Carolina food.

The Whirl: WINnovation 2020

On September 18, WALTER hosted its sixth annual summit on women leaders, virtually.

The Whirl: Greek Night at Parizade

On September 13th, a breezy Sunday night, restaurateur Giorgios Bakatsias hosted a Grecian celebration of wine, food and entertainment at Durham restaurant, Parizade, for the 28th year in a row.

The Whirl: Socially Distanced Wedding Day

On May 16, Parker Davis and Jake Parrott celebrated what was supposed to be the day of their wedding at Christ Church but instead, at thier Oakwood home.

The Whirl: West Family Home Dedication

On September 11, Tunnels to Towers board member John LaBarbera, a retired FDNY Battalion Commander, and national communication engagement coordinator Andrew McClure honored the service and sacrifice of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Matthew J. West by giving his widow and children a new…

The Whirl: Every Rosé Has its Thorn

Friends hosted a socially distanced gathering on June 27 to celebrate Jenn Rice’s 38th birthday with a Fourth annual rosé soiree.

The Whirl: TheGifted Arts Fundraiser

TheGifted Arts held its annual fundraiser August 6. TheGifted Arts is an organization that uses performing arts to help students of color build skills in leadership, communication, teamwork and problem-solving while also creating leadership pathways for students who might not…

THE WHIRL: St. Mary’s Graduation

St. Mary’s School held a virtual graduation on July 24. Seniors were later invited on campus with their families to capture the moment in pictures.

The Whirl: St. David’s Graduation

Members of St. David’s Class of 2020 gathered to celebrate graduation at the home of the Seeman Family. photograph courtesy Elizabeth Bowman

The Whirl: Baby Shower

Friends gathered to shower expecting mama Jessie Garnett on June 13, 2020.  photograph courtesy Jessie Garnett

The Whirl: Dining al fresco

Magara Boisvert and Sandra Kipp gathered for a porch dinner in the Glenwood-Brooklyn Historic District in June. photograph courtesy Addie Ladner

The Whirl: Broughton High School Senior Parade

Broughton High School seniors were presented their yearbooks and caps and gowns by enthusiastic staff in an elaborate purple and gold parade May 26. photography by Marc Ridel Creative

The Whirl: Graduation Celebration

On May 30th, the families of Ravenscroft seniors Charlotte Tannenbaum (daughter of Pickel and Pete Tannenbaum), Amelia Holdstock (daughter of David and Ramona Holdstock) and Eleanor Campbell (daughter of Caroline and Colin Campbell) celebrated the girls’ graduation. Siblings Ally Tannebaum,…