April 2016

Doing it all (if you want to)

Mar 31, 2016 Christa Gala
Editor’s note: Linda Formichelli was tired of the media telling women they couldn’t do it all. She decided she could and would—and wrote a book about it. “How to Do It All: The Revolutionary Plan […]
ACC Tournament Traditions
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ACC Tournament Traditions

Mar 2, 2016 Mandy Howard
From the inspirational to the surgical, Raleigh residents celebrate the ACC tournament with traditions that rival any national holiday. These traditions spread from the classroom and office break room to the living room and, yes, even […]
Now Playing...
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Now Playing…

Mar 2, 2016 Kate Turgeon Watson
Local theaters bring creature comforts and nostalgia. It was a bad year at the movies. You might even call it a dud. According to a CBS News poll, 2014 saw the lowest box office take for […]
The Dance O' the Irish
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The Dance O’ the Irish

Mar 2, 2016 Mandy Howard
Irish dance has jigged its way into Raleigh’s heart. Throughout March, you’re likely to see curly-haired young lasses leaping through parades, twirling in pubs and showcasing their dancing everywhere from preschools to retirement communities. Katie Olson, […]
Politicans, Tigers and PBS
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Politicans, Tigers and PBS

Mar 2, 2016 Cindy Schaefer
There’s a lot to see in this little town. For generations, Raleigh travelers looked for the landmark courthouse in the circle on their way to Asheboro and points west. When a bypass was built around Pittsboro, […]
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RM Tries OrangeTheory

Mar 2, 2016 Christa Gala
You’ve heard the push. The press. The offers to try a free class at Orange Theory Fitness. We did. That is, creative director and editor-in-chief—Caitlin Harrison and Christa Gala—donned the required heart monitors and suited up […]
Thrill of the Hunt
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Thrill of the Hunt

Feb 2, 2016 Cameron Walker
IN AN AGE of online ordering and instant gratification, there’s something alluring about the simple, tactile quest of a flea market morning. Sifting through stacks of vinyl records and old books, studying the curves of […]
A Different Path
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A Different Path: Crossfit

Feb 2, 2016 Caroline Barnhill
This legendary CrossFitter couldn’t run a mile 10 years ago. IF YOU RAN into the pretty, petite and soft-spoken Christmas Abbott on the streets of downtown Raleigh, Olympic weightlifter might not be the first thing […]
Great 'Guns'
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Great ‘Guns’

Feb 2, 2016 Christa Gala
Buff arms get attention; just ask Michelle Obama. But how do you ban those batwings? Kristie Shifflette, owner of two Orange Theory Fitness locations, offered to show us a few exercises you can do at home […]
Up the Mountain
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Up Black Mountain

Feb 2, 2016 Christa Gala
There’s something about driving up Black Mountain with its steep hairpin turns and beautiful mountain range that makes your breath catch every time. At the top, you’re rewarded with majestic views and a quaint small […]
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