Tag: special

The Whirl: French Ambassador Visit

On Jan. 9, Governor Roy Cooper and secretaries Machelle Sanders and Walter Gaskin welcomed French Congressman Christopher Weissberg.

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….

Tally Ho!

by P. Gaye Tapp

photographs by Geoff Wood

The Odyssey

Lou Moshakos’s restaurant empire by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Christopher T. Martin On an unusually warm autumn day, Lou Moshakos is inspecting tomatoes. A shipment has just arrived at Taverna Agora, his Greek restaurant on Hillsborough Street, and he wants to make…

Celebrate the Season

Join WALTER for a night of fantastic holiday shopping, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres!  Wednesday, November 30 at the Merrimon-Wynne House from 6 – 9 p.m. Choose seasonal gifts from all your favorite Raleigh retailers, including Kendra Scott, Emily Brooks Design, High Cotton, Zest Cafe,…

Walter Now Podcast: October 2016

Tune into our October Walter Now podcast – we go behind the scenes of our home and garden issue, and editor Liza Roberts sits down for an interview with artist Thomas Sayre.

Tales from the Wild: An Evening With T. Edward Nickens

On October 13, we’ll head downtown to City Market’s rustic Cobblestone Hall for an evening of Tales from the Wild with T. Edward Nickens. Presented by WALTER and Great Outdoor Provision Co. and sponsored by the Taggart Autosport, the evening will feature…

Walter Now: August 2016

Listen to our August podcast, where we talk about the Raleigh rooftops, Butterfields candy factory, the history of Cameron Village, and everything else we cover in this month’s issue. Plus, Walter editor Liza Roberts sits down with Chef Scott Crawford.

Above it all: Roofs with a view

by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Tim Lytvinenko It’s a vertical world we live in, and Raleigh is going up. Young professionals and empty nesters are migrating downtown to live, work, and play, fueling demand for stylish residential projects that are reshaping…

Babylonian oasis

by Tina Haver Currin photographs by Keith Isaacs The zigzag of Capital Boulevard as it wends its way into downtown is often crowded, sometimes bumpy, and never particularly pleasant. But if you exit to the right just as Capital becomes Dawson Street,…

William Ivey Long: In search of the heat

by Liza Roberts photographs by Nick Pironio William Ivey Long, the prolific, multiple-Tony Award-winning costume designer, has drama – and Raleigh – in his blood, and in every single one of his earliest memories. “I grew up in the stage left dressing…

Art 2 Wear

by Liza Roberts photographs by Robert Willett With the wave of a visionary wand one night in April, ambitious students at N.C. State’s College of Design transformed Talley Student Union into a glamorous showcase for their manifold design talent. The event, in…

No small beer

Raleigh taprooms and community by Dean McCord photographs by Nick Pironio Yes, we need beer. What was once an afterthought in the U.S. – craft beer – has become a phenomenon. In the early ’80s, there were fewer than 100 craft breweries…