blowing rock
December 2017/January 2018

Blue Ridge Beauty

Dec 22, 2017 Jane Porter
Blowing Rock is a tiny town of around 1,000 people, sprawled across the two western counties of Watauga and Caldwell on North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway. Named for an unusual rock formation that juts 3,000 […]
Pantofola
December 2017/January 2018

Puppy Luxe

Dec 22, 2017 Jane Porter
Erica Preo was on a business trip in Pesaro, an Italian beach town located on the Adriatic, when she got the idea for her company, Pantofola. The Raleigh resident and dog lover wanted to combine her […]
Raleigh Warehouse District
December 2017/January 2018

2018…The Year of The Warehouse District

Dec 18, 2017 Jane Porter
From the cranes and crews at the Dillon and Union Station to the drilling and demolition at the old Cafe de los Muertos, construction is rampant all over downtown’s Warehouse District. It’s no secret that the […]
Tom Simon
December 2017/January 2018

A Mind For Marketing

Dec 15, 2017 Jane Porter
When Tom Simon was a sophomore at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., he made some business cards to bring with him to a music conference. A rep from Republic Records took notice of his go-getting; Simon […]
Wake Foot Sanctuary
December 2017/January 2018

Get Your Feet Wet

Dec 15, 2017 Jane Porter
For a uniquely indulgent experience, try Asheville’s Wake Foot Sanctuary.  Chinese medicine teaches that the feet are a map to the body’s internal organs and foot care is essential to holistic health. In Thailand, massage therapists […]
CurEat app
December 2017/January 2018

CurEat Celebrates First Anniversary

Dec 15, 2017 Jane Porter
Raleigh entrepreneur Steve Magano’s CurEat app announces its support for and engagement with No Kid Hungry, a nationally recognized nonprofit that works to end child hunger. As the app celebrates its first anniversary, CurEat is adding new features, […]
Raleigh Precincts
December 2017/January 2018

Building the City You Want

Dec 15, 2017 Jane Porter
Raleigh’s newly re-elected mayor on bringing the city together and her priorities for the next two years.  Last month, Mayor Nancy McFarlane cruised to reelection to her fourth term in a runoff race, besting her opponent […]
December 2017/January 2018

A Clean Sweep

Dec 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Raleigh couple shares best and worst of the personal and professional Natalie Perkins has many strengths but a great sense of timing hasn’t always been one of them.  When the CEO of Raleigh branding agency […]
Jamestown Settlement
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A Revolutionary Experience

Nov 27, 2017 Jane Porter
Getaway to Williamsburg Williamsburg, Va. is many things: a city steeped in colonial history (and one of the nation’s oldest), a quiet college town, a destination for relaxation, or one for family fun. Most would […]
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