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Island Time

Mar 20, 2017 Kevin D Barrett
Somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean on a pink sand beach on a three-and-a-half-mile-long island, someone is drinking a Goombay Smash while they stare off into crystal clear water. I can’t bring you […]
March 2017

Kitchen Gadgets

Mar 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Good cooks love kitchen gadgets, but fun doesn’t always have to mean frivolous!  Almost all of these gadgets and gizmos are actually useful. 1. Goverre Portable Wine Tumbler Don’t worry about spilling your wine again […]
Mediterranean Waves
March 2017

Heart Felt Fashion

Mar 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
An ancient technique transforms silk and wool into wearable art When you hear the word “felting” you may imagine cute woolen mice or a pair of slippers, but you won’t find many woodland creatures at Nadia […]
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Restaurant Guru

Mar 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Dear Restaurant Guru, Last Wednesday my boyfriend and I went out to dinner. We asked the hostess to sit at a table in the bar; the area was empty. She seated us at a two-top; […]
Artis and Sabrina
March 2017

Love at the Courthouse

Mar 20, 2017 Jessica Fowler
We spent Valentine’s Day at the Raleigh courthouse eagerly awaiting couples to walk through the door. Even though it was an uneventful Tuesday, many couples were eager and elated to say, “I do.” Augusto and […]
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Day Trip: Washington

Mar 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Though affectionately referred to as “Little Washington,” this North Carolina town founded in 1776 was the first in America to be named after George Washington. Located on the banks of the Pamlico River, this small […]
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Musical Review: The Bodyguard

Mar 17, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
It’s must be daunting to step into Whitney Houston’s shoes, but Grammy Award-nominated recording artist Deborah Cox does an admirable job performing the role of Rachel Marron in the Broadway version of “The Bodyguard” at […]
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Word Play

Mar 13, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Comic book writer Jeremy Whitley has written for Marvel, “My Little Pony” and created the award-winning series, “Princeless.” He will be a special guest at this year’s NC Comicon, speaking on panels and signing comics. […]
March 2017

Bye, Bye Bingo

Mar 13, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Days may be numbered for the bar game It’s not just senior citizens who are enjoying the bingo revival at local bars. Most players are in their 20s. Bingo is back, offering bargoers options beyond […]
March 2017

Spring Showers

Mar 13, 2017 Elie Rossetti Serraino
Raleighites should take note of the Boy Scout’s motto: “Be prepared!” One moment the sun is out and the next, a downpour. So how to plan for rain without looking like Paddington Bear? Check out […]
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