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At the Table with Walter

At the Table with Walter

An Evening to Remember WALTER editor Liza Roberts hosts an evening event featuring N&O food writer Andrea Weigl and four of the Triangle’s celebrated women chefs for a lively conversation about the farm-to-table movement, their career success and challenges, and what delights their palates. Featuring: Ashley Christensen Raleigh restaurateur recently […]

On a global stage: A day in the life of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

On a global stage: A day in the life of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

by Liza Roberts photographs by Chris Fowler When 1,700 museum professionals from 30 countries gather this month at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for the prestigious global Association of Science-Technology Centers convention, these international scientists, researchers and educators will not only inject a predicted $2 million into the local […]

The North Carolina State Fairgrounds: No one-trick pony

The North Carolina State Fairgrounds: No one-trick pony

by J. Peder Zane photography by Nick Pironio Ladies and gentleman, children of all ages, step right up and prepare to be bedazzled, bewitched, mesmerized and amazed. For a limited time only, you can witness the biggest, fiercest, most commanding creatures to ever stride across this green earth: Stegosaurus, Spinosaurus, Triceratops, […]

Denise Hughes: From earthly trash to maritime treasure

Denise Hughes: From earthly trash to maritime treasure

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Nick Pironio Before you even read this, go ahead and pull out a recycling bag. Denise Hughes asks that you kindly fill it with plastic bottle caps. All sizes and colors are welcome. And don’t stop with water bottle caps, either. Think lids to peanut […]

A fresh chapter for a storied house

A fresh chapter for a storied house

by Ilina D. Ewen photographs by Catherine Nguyen They said it couldn’t be saved. From the sidewalk, the stately house at 304 E. Park Drive was proof of the adage that looks can be deceiving. Off came the rose-colored glasses once you stepped inside. It was a duplex, split in two. […]