November 2017

Stay Golden

Nov 13, 2017 Gina Stephens
You’ve likely got some in your jewelry collection but gold is great to decorate your home with, too. A gold-trimmed lamp or a touch of gold paint lends a warm and whimsical feel that’s perfect […]
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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 […]
Conversation spaces
November 2017

Intimacy in the Open

Nov 6, 2017 Mandy Howard
Conversation spaces can be the cherry on top of your open floor plan. Once upon a time, “Where do we put the TV?,” was the first question in home design. Today’s homeowner, however, is embracing a […]
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 […]
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Future Foodies

Nov 6, 2017 Addie Ladner
As a follow up to our recent story “Where the Chefs Eat,” let’s hone in on the younger City of Oaks generations for a minute. They’re the children lucky enough to be growing up in a […]
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 […]
Cane Syrup Pecan Pie
Feature Stories

Cook the Book

Oct 30, 2017 Gina Stephens
Thanksgiving is a holiday of traditions. We roast a turkey, consult our grandmothers’ recipes for green bean or sweet potato casserole, and, if we’re skilled, try our hands at homemade stuffing, cranberry sauce or pumpkin […]
The Chaplin and The Shepherd
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All About Apples

Oct 30, 2017 Gina Stephens
What’s better than apple picking at a local orchard on a sunny fall day? Relaxing with a cozy apple-infused cocktail on a cold or dreary one. We asked local distillers to share their favorite apple-inspired […]
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Feature Stories

A Feast For the Eyes

Oct 30, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially at the Angus Barn, where a half-century of decorating tradition serves guests a helping of holiday spirit. The leaves turn golden, the temperature starts to drop and you […]
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