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 […]
vita vite wine
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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 […]
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