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Walter’s 2017

A tip of the hat to some of Walter’s standout stories from 2017 …

Walter Events: WINnovation 2017 Recap

WINnovation 2017 by Jessie Ammons photographs by Catherine Nguyen An engaged group of 230 Triangleites – leaders, creators, thinkers, and most of them women – gathered at the Umstead Hotel & Spa Sept. 8 for Walter’s third-annual WINnovation event celebrating…

Raleigh Gardens

Garden Party photographs by Catherine Nguyen “We celebrate gardening pleasures and treasures,” says president Joyce Moses. The group was organized in 1925 and is among the oldest garden clubs in the state. Its longevity is perhaps due in part to…

Story of a House: Charlotte Smith

More is More! At home with Charlotte Smith by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Catherine Nguyen In Charlotte Smith’s world, more is always better. More art, more accessories, more color, more furniture. The owner of Raleigh’s two-year-old Union Camp Collective sells…

Story of a House: Pam Clark’s grand home

  Georgian on My Mind A grand home exudes a playful happiness by Jesma Reynoldsphotographs by Catherine Nguyen “Spitttin’ distance” is an apt Southernism to describe the distance between Pam and George Clark’s house on Clark Avenue and Snoopy’s Hot…

Story of a House: At home with designer Betsy Anderson

Keep on the sunny side At home with designer Betsy Anderson by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Catherine Nguyen “Wherever I live, I can just make it work,” says interior designer Betsy Anderson. In her rental bungalow near North Hills, she…

Murphy Trogdon Ayala

MURPHY TROGDON ALAYA’S Rural Landscapes by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen Raleigh landscape artist Murphy Trogdon Ayala, known for her serene paintings of rural Southern landscapes and architecture, is busier than ever with the work that has made her…

Story of a House: Revival Living: Tarboro

This Greek Revival home in Tarboro NC is timeless & vibrant with its silk curtains, lacquered walls + a light-filled kitchen with custom cabinetry & brass hardware.

Building Together — A community contributes, Boys & Girls Clubs benefits

by Liza Roberts The elegant brick house in Raleigh’s Country Club Hills rose quickly over the last several months. From initial concept to fully furnished showcase, the construction of the 6,000 square-foot, $1,999,900 residence on Granville Drive relied, as most high-end…

UNC President Margaret Spellings makes her historic house her home

by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen A little over a year ago, newly elected UNC President Margaret Spellings walked for the first time under the monumental portico of the 1907 Neoclassical house on Franklin Street that serves as the President’s home….

Art & home

by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen “I’m a bit of an art addict,” says Raleighite Carole Anders, “and enjoy using my home as a ‘gallery.’” Sharing her love of North Carolina painting, sculpture, glass, and ceramics – with friends, charitable organizations,…

Honolulu, N.C.

by P. Gaye Tapp photographs by Catherine Nguyen On tranquil wooded acreage north of Raleigh stands a stunning modernist house inspired by a home perched on Mount Tantalus on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, some 4,8000 miles away. That Honolulu home, designed…

Hidden escapes: My garden

by Laura Frankstone photographs by Catherine Nguyen If my garden could talk, you would hear mostly French, with traces of North and South Carolina-inflected English. I lived in France for three years as a young child; the shapes and patterns of that…

Crawfish connoisseur

by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen If your cookout requires 240 pounds of live Louisiana crawfish, it’s important to plan ahead. Raleighite Duc Tran, a Vietnamese immigrant by way of Biloxi, Miss., knows the drill. Twice a year, he has four…

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