Feature Stories

Art of the People

Apr 28, 2017 Grayson Haver Currin
When Kim Curry-Evans arrived in Raleigh in 2010 to take a new job as the city’s public art director, most every new acquaintance she made wanted to know why. “I would be at different meetings […]
April 2017

Business of Brunch

Apr 10, 2017 Grayson Haver Currin
In February, Caroline Morrison looked into the dining room of her crowded restaurant on a Sunday afternoon and asked herself a question that would surprise many small business owners: Where else could she send all […]
April 2017

Up in the Air?

Apr 3, 2017 Grayson Haver Currin
Several years ago, Eddie and Kay Coleman noticed that the property taxes on their Oakwood home—a century-old, two-story beauty just blocks away from the state capitol—seemed to be growing as quickly as the city itself. […]
Eat

Caffeine Culture

Mar 13, 2017 Grayson Haver Currin
Late last year, downtown Raleigh lost two of its premier coffee destinations. Here’s a primer on where else to get your fix. December was not kind to downtown Raleigh coffee shops. At the dawn of […]
Commuters on bicycle in the city.
February 2017

Getting Serious About Commuting

Feb 6, 2017 Grayson Haver Currin
In late November, Todd Milam, a greenway planner with the City of Raleigh, was staring at a map. For five minutes, he alternated between periods of complete quiet and extended verbal delays, stretching “Well” or […]
Father and Son
December 2016 / January 2017

Destination Unknown

Dec 8, 2016 Grayson Haver Currin
Father & Son’s building is under contract. Is the vintage institution the next member of the Raleigh diaspora to Durham? On a weeknight at the busy Person Street Bar, Brian Ownbey recognizes the chair he […]