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Designer Help!

Sep 15, 2017 Jane Porter
Renovating your home? Trouble with a contractor? Ask our experts for advice on your designer issues. Question: I hired a woman to paint the walls in my dining room and also hang wallpaper. All was […]
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Where’s the Beer?

Sep 15, 2017 Jane Porter
When it comes to local breweries, we’re spoiled for choice these days, and with more and more opening each month, you may have found it frustrating to decide where to go. Well, fret no more: […]
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Clothes with a Heart

Sep 8, 2017 Jane Porter
It’s a well-worn cliche but for Jenny Hwa, the Raleigh-based designer behind the newly re-launched sustainable women’s clothing company Loyale, quality really is more important than quantity. Hwa’s two-style collection became available for purchase online […]
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Last Summer Sun

Sep 8, 2017 Jane Porter
Whether you’re looking for sandy trails to hike along, still-warm salt water to swim in or old school, family oriented fun, Carolina Beach is at its peak in the late summer and fall. In addition […]
September 2017

Remove or Preserve

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Like many Southern cities, Raleigh has a Civil War legacy to grapple with.  It wasn’t long before shockwaves from the violence that erupted in Charlottesville last month were felt here in the Triangle. A day […]
September 2017

Cultivating Future Leaders

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Mary-Ann Baldwin shares why it’s time to leave City Council and her hopes for Raleigh’s future She’s been called blunt and polarizing, but Mary-Ann Baldwin has inarguably been one of the most effective members Raleigh […]
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Doing It For The Kids

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
How the couple behind C.T. Weekends helped save Community Music School. Kristi Hipple and Dennis Mayfield, the owners of the eclectic Cameron Village boutique C.T. Weekends, exemplify the theory that opposites attract. For one thing, […]
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The Bowls That Bind Us

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Stuart Kent’s handmade oakwood bowls have transcended political differences—mostly. The flash of lightning that struck an old water oak on the grounds of the Capitol building two summers ago gave North Carolina’s former commerce secretary […]
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Every Ounce a King

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Pairing theater with a pint You don’t have to look hard to see the parallels between King Lear, the confused, aging king of Britain, and today’s unsettled political climate. But for Raleigh’s Honest Pint Theatre […]