Tag: July 2024

Turning the Stone at Dorothea Dix Park

Three 1920s-era stone cottages at the main entrance to Dix Park begin their next era as a visitors center and community spaces.

The Whirl: NCMH Spring Folic 2024

The North Carolina Museum of History Associates hosted its 26th Spring Frolic gala and auction at the Carolina Country Club on April 27.

Seaside Escape on Holden Beach

Interior designer Daniel Sawyer used calming blues and whites, driftwood tones and pearlescent textures to create an elevated coastal scheme.

To Be Frank

Frank Harmon’s longstanding Saturday-morning tradition of coffee in the garden is an opportunity to chat and connect with longtime friends

July 2024 Poem: The Cardinal

On a beautiful spring day, a writer captures the feeling as she connects with a brilliant cardinal hopping nearby.

The Belle of Star City

A dreaded visit with the writer’s great-aunt turns out to be an education in culture — and a lesson in heartbreak.

Primitive Playgrounds

For kids in the 1980s in Raleigh, play structures were pretty basic. But, this writer asks, were they really missing anything?

The Whirl: Animazement 2024

Fans of Japanese animation and culture descended on the Raleigh Convention Center for concerts, educational panels and more.

The Whirl: Eyes on Main Street

The town of Wilson unveiled Eyes on Main Street, an outdoor photography exhibit on storefront windows, walls and buildings in downtown.

The Whirl: Raise the Roof Ceremony

The Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County and US Veterans Corps held a Raise the Roof Ceremony as part of Operation: Coming Home.