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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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Raleigh Precincts
November 2017

The Fight is On

Oct 30, 2017 Jane Porter
A look at the issues as incumbent Nancy McFarlane and her challenger, Charles Francis, battle it out for the top seat in Raleigh. Raleigh’s gearing up for a mayoral showdown November 7, four weeks after Mayor Nancy […]
Glass Barn Door
November 2017

Sliding Doors

Oct 30, 2017 Jane Porter
Finding wall space for art is a common struggle in decorating or designing kitchen spaces. Colorful Concepts owner and designer Sally Williams shared her creative solution, the screen-printed Glass Barn Door. Describe the concept and how […]
Feature Stories

Amazon in Our Sights

Oct 30, 2017 Jane Porter
Why the Triangle has a good shot at attracting the E-commerce company’s second headquarters. There’s a reason why the Research Triangle Regional Partnership’s proposal to lure Amazon’s HQ2 to the Triangle weighed in at a whopping 32 […]
October 2017

Making A Mark

Oct 23, 2017 Jane Porter
2017 Raleigh Hall of Fame Inductees Since 2005, the Raleigh Hall of Fame recognizes a small group of individuals and non-profit organizations for their contributions to the City of Raleigh each fall. This year’s class […]
Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery
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Vineyards in the Valley

Oct 16, 2017 Jane Porter
Tucked away in the furthest northwestern corner of North Carolina’s Piedmont region is the gently rolling Yadkin Valley, more than a million acres comprised of land from seven counties, nestled in the foothills of the […]
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