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The force is strong

photographs by Christer Berg Raleighites have not been immune to the fervor surrounding the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the latest chapter in the galactic saga. With a temporary studio set up at the Marbles IMAX Theatre, intrepid photographer Christer…

CAPE-tivated

creative direction by Jesma Reynolds model Emma Frank photographs by Tim Lytvinenko There’s a nip in the air and it’s time to bundle up. Capes and ponchos are an easy and elegant way to stay cozy and look up-to-the-minute fashionable. Channel your alter…

Home for the holidays

by  Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen Martha and Kevin Schneider love tradition. When they moved to Raleigh 12 years ago, the couple had to look hard to find a house that felt like home. But when they came upon a…

The evolution of Ashley Christensen

by Liza Roberts photographs by Nick Pironio It’s early-morning dark when Juan Esparza arrives at the former Fishers Bakery on the edge of Mordecai. In a couple of hours, the sprawling kitchens he manages there will bustle with nearly two…

Celebrate the Season

Join WALTER Magazine and Johnson Lexus of Raleigh for fantastic shopping, holiday cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres November 12 at the Merrimon-Wynne House. Choose seasonal gifts from all your favorite Raleigh retailers, including Furbish, Vermillion, High Cotton, Moon & Lola, Gabrielle…

Pop-art icon Peter Max

by Liza Roberts For five decades, Peter Max has been painting America. In the ’60s, his cosmic Pop Art canvases were vivid totems of the age. In the ’70s, his portraits of the Statue of Liberty became indelible images and…

Pitch Perfect

creative direction and words by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Tim Lytvinenko Improbable, but not impossible. That was the prediction when the Raleigh Gaelic Athletic Assocation’s Cú Chullain team considered its chances of winning before travelling to Boston over Labor Day…

On a global stage: A day in the life of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

by Liza Roberts photographs by Chris Fowler When 1,700 museum professionals from 30 countries gather this month at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for the prestigious global Association of Science-Technology Centers convention, these international scientists, researchers and educators will…

The North Carolina State Fairgrounds: No one-trick pony

by J. Peder Zane photography by Nick Pironio Ladies and gentleman, children of all ages, step right up and prepare to be bedazzled, bewitched, mesmerized and amazed. For a limited time only, you can witness the biggest, fiercest, most commanding creatures…

Denise Hughes: From earthly trash to maritime treasure

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Nick Pironio Before you even read this, go ahead and pull out a recycling bag. Denise Hughes asks that you kindly fill it with plastic bottle caps. All sizes and colors are welcome. And don’t…

A fresh chapter for a storied house

by Ilina D. Ewen photographs by Catherine Nguyen They said it couldn’t be saved. From the sidewalk, the stately house at 304 E. Park Drive was proof of the adage that looks can be deceiving. Off came the rose-colored glasses once…

The Holt brothers

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Tim Lytvinenko If there’s one thing football has taught brothers Torry and Terrence Holt, it’s how to be successful off the field. The former NFL players became local celebrities more than a decade ago…

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