Anjelica and Francesca Cummings
November 2017

Side Hustling

Nov 13, 2017 Tracy Jones
Pursuing extra cash or a creative outlet Upon graduation, I did what most young 20-somethings do: I got a job. And like most young 20-somethings, my job did not pay my rent, at least if I […]
November 2017

Long Lasting Looks

Nov 13, 2017 Tracy Jones
Permanent makeup can be convenient—or a disaster. Do your homework. These days, anyone with an Ebay or Amazon account can order a permanent makeup kit. That begs the question, how do you know if going under […]
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A Sip Or Two From Italy

Nov 13, 2017 Jane Porter
This fall, Lindsay Rice, owner of downtown’s luxurious wine bar Vita Vite, visited Italy to learn about winemaking from the Old Country masters. She shares a red wine and a white, curated specially for the discerning tastes […]
November 2017

Stay Golden

Nov 13, 2017 Gina Stephens
You’ve likely got some in your jewelry collection but gold is great to decorate your home with, too. A gold-trimmed lamp or a touch of gold paint lends a warm and whimsical feel that’s perfect […]
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Hoodie Hype

Nov 9, 2017 Jane Porter
Steven Markovitz sounds sleepy when he calls my cellphone at 11 o’clock on a Friday morning.   The rapper/singer/MC known as Hoodie Allen explains he just woke up and has an hour to get to band […]
Conversation spaces
November 2017

Intimacy in the Open

Nov 6, 2017 Mandy Howard
Conversation spaces can be the cherry on top of your open floor plan. Once upon a time, “Where do we put the TV?,” was the first question in home design. Today’s homeowner, however, is embracing a […]
The Jolly Rancher Vintage Camper
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A Very Vintage Weekend

Nov 6, 2017 Jane Porter
Glamp it up at the State Fairgrounds For the first time in Raleigh, fans of all things retro have an event to call their very own. Head to the State Fairgrounds over Veteran’s Day weekend for […]
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Future Foodies

Nov 6, 2017 Addie Ladner
As a follow up to our recent story “Where the Chefs Eat,” let’s hone in on the younger City of Oaks generations for a minute. They’re the children lucky enough to be growing up in a […]
Mi Jong Lee
November 2017

Worldly Couture

Nov 6, 2017 Jane Porter
Korean-American designer Mi Jong Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea and traveled the world extensively growing up, thanks to her father’s diplomatic career. Lee’s experiences in Spain, Mexico and Costa Rica have a profound […]
SPARKcon
November 2017

Festival Fallout

Nov 6, 2017 Jane Porter
Local businesses feel the heat from a heavy schedule of events downtown. Fall is festival season in Raleigh and with it comes colorful sidewalk drawings, twangs of bluegrass music, concerts and club hopping, and motorcycle stunt […]