Storm drain art by local artist Sarahlaine Calva
May 2019

Art All Around

May 7, 2019 Jane Porter 0
April showers bring May flowers but, in Raleigh, they also bring bright, colorful storm drains.  This month, local artist Sarahlaine Calva, in a partnership with the city’s stormwater management division, will complete her fifth installation in […]
The Dorothy Babb Academy below the offices of LM Restaurants
May 2019

Finding a Balance

May 1, 2019 Tracy Jones 0
When it comes to child care, LM Restaurants has its workers covered.  At the Dorothy Babb Academy, located below the offices of LM Restaurants in west Raleigh, children play with blocks, practice their colors and interact […]
Wake County has $56 million in the interlocal fund to be used for arts, culture, sports or convention related, tourism-promoting projects.
May 2019

Show Me the Money!

Apr 30, 2019 Lauren Kruchten 0
Wake County has a big ole pot of money—$56 million, to be exact. It’s called the interlocal fund and county officials can choose to use it not for housing or for roads, but only for […]
May 2019

Dreamville Festival: A Recap

Apr 12, 2019 Lauren Kruchten 0
It was all a dream…until it became a reality. Basses dropped. Fans screamed. Mud sploshed. Microphones blared with the music of 19 incredible artists. These were the sounds I experienced throughout the first-ever Dreamville Festival […]
April 2019

Moving Around

Apr 1, 2019 Jane Porter 0
Passport Parking App Raleigh’s been a little slow on the uptake with this one—cities like Durham, Wilmington, Asheville and others have had mobile parking apps for a while now—but, as of last month, you can […]
April 2019

MLB to Raleigh

Apr 1, 2019 Tracy Jones 0
It started with a love for America’s pastime but it’s grown into a national story. Is Raleigh ready for a Major League Baseball team? Many residents think so. When MLB commissioner Rob Manfred went on […]
April 2019

Loving Your Neighbor

Apr 1, 2019 Jane Porter 0
As the United Methodist Church grapples with its stance on LGBTQ members and clergy, churches in Raleigh are mounting a “sacred resistance.” Eddie McDaniel was raised Baptist in Winston-Salem. “I grew up in the church, […]
April 2019

Will NC Go Hands Free?

Apr 1, 2019 Jane Porter 0
Four years ago, Nikki Cline of Pilot Mountain received a phone call. Her son, Christian “Gage” Edwards, hadn’t shown up to his girlfriend’s house to pick her up, so Cline went out looking for him. […]
April 2019

The Race is On…

Mar 29, 2019 Jane Porter 0
She’s Running! In the weeks since Mayor Nancy McFarlane announced she wouldn’t seek a fifth term—and Charles Francis, her 2017 opponent confirmed he would run for the top seat again this year—all eyes were on […]
March 2019

Haters Gonna Hate

Mar 1, 2019 Lauren Kruchten 0
They hate us ‘cause they ain’t us! This is clearly what the Carolina Hurricanes were thinking when hockey commentator Don Cherry called the team “a bunch of jerks” during the players’ post-game celebrations on the […]
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