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Stay In and Brunch

In Feature Stories, May 2020 by Raleigh MagazineLeave a Comment

Although we’re all homebound for the foreseeable future, it just wouldn’t be May without brunch. We asked 11 local chefs to share recipes for their favorite brunch menu dishes so we could try our hands at home. And if you’re not exactly a whiz in the kitchen? All are available to go. Happy brunching!

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Fighting With Science

In Feature Stories, May 2020 by Tracy JonesLeave a Comment

Whether we’re working on the front lines or sewing masks or helping to flatten the curve by simply staying at home, most of us are doing what we can to help tackle the coronavirus head on—including Raleigh’s renowned research university. At NC State, students, former students
and faculty are creating, innovating and donating, from 3D printing face shields to contributing to COVID research to providing much needed PPE.

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Helping Children Heal

In April 2020, Feature Stories by Jane PorterLeave a Comment

Local agencies working to investigate and prevent child abuse in Raleigh and Wake County are strapped for resources across the board. But the greatest needs are for abused children who require treatment and support. The nonprofit SAFEChild has supported and advocated for children who have experienced the worst kinds of abuse for more than a decade. Now, SAFEChild needs the community’s support to help it grow.

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Raleigh’s Iconic Architecture: Past, Present and Future

In Feature Stories, March 2020 by Jane PorterLeave a Comment

Raleigh has a strong tradition of beautiful and engaging contemporary architectural design, dating back to the opening of the School of Design at NC State in 1948. We take a look at some of the buildings and spaces that give Raleigh its distinct spirit—and at who’s creating them today—and we try to gage what the future of design has in store, given all of Raleigh’s growth and opportunities.

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Moving on Up

In Feature Stories, March 2020 by Tracy Jones1 Comment

In the last year, Raleigh has seen a boom in luxury home sales, with closings on homes listed at $1 million or more up 30 percent. Another rising trend is custom home building. We spoke with builders, appraisers, real estate agents and local buyers to determine if these trends—buying
bigger for more, and getting exactly what you want—is here to stay.