Destination: Savannah

Savannah Revived

May 31, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Savannah may be Georgia’s oldest city but the cobblestone streets pulse with contemporary eateries, live music and unique boutiques. This hip revival may be attributed to the youthful and diverse influx of students attending the […]
Bare Theatre of Raleigh presents Two Gentlemen of Verona

Shakespeare Bares All

May 31, 2016 Mandy Howard
Bare Theatre of Raleigh prides itself on productions that are, well, bare. There is little to no set and costuming is minimal. This summer the troop will present Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona” in free, […]
Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle

Changing Course

May 31, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
After 19 years of running “Race for the Cure” on Hillsborough Street, the Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a change of venue. On June […]
Romas Gabbrielli

A Force to be Reckoned With

May 31, 2016 Tracy Jones
Thump. Thump. Thump. It started with a toddler, still in diapers, kicking a toy soccer ball around the kitchen. Adopted from a Lithuanian orphanage at 16 months and trying to adjust to his new home […]
Summer reading

5 Books to Read This Summer

May 31, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Quail Ridge Books, So & So Books and the Wake County Public Library recommend the best new summer reads, and we’ve found something for everyone. If you need more than one recommendation, fill out the […]
Tory Burch Straw Tote, $250; Monkees
June 2016

Fringe Benefits

May 31, 2016 Elie Rossetti Serraino
Tassels were invented in Italy, an artisanal, hand-made tradition of trimmings called “passamaneria” used widely in ancient Roman homes and during the Renaissance.  Today, tassels remain a part of home décor that often inspires fashion […]
June 2016

Ballots & Booze

May 31, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
It’s an election year and there are plenty of issues already heating up the gubernatorial race. HB2 has put public restrooms on everyone’s mind. But there are other issues that get people talking too. For […]
piles of cardboard boxes
June 2016

The “Stuff” Negotiation

May 31, 2016 Christa Gala
Couples moving in together have the opposite problem they had a few decades ago. Today, it’s not about finding wooden crates to use as coffee tables. Instead, there’s a top-tier negotiation of what stays and […]
A dish from Zayka

Passage to India

May 31, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Chicken Masala. Aloo Ghobi. Chances are if you’ve been to an Indian restaurant you’ve ordered one of these dishes but have you tried baingan bartha, goat masala or chicken methi malai? When dining at an […]
Human Spider Veins on The Leg
June 2016

Beauty Fix: Spider Veins

May 31, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Spider veins, tiny veins that sprawl in a web-like pattern across the legs, are common nuisances for many adults. Though not painful (the ones that hurt are called varicose veins) they are unsightly, and fortunately […]
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