Category: Art and Culture

AT THE TABLE: St. Roch Fine Oysters and Bar

Patron Saint of Oysters St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar debuts   by Dean McCord photographs by Keith Isaacs St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar, which opened on Wilmington Street in April, isn’t a typical New Orleans Creole or Cajun…

REFLECTIONS: Time Capsule: The Cardinal Theatre

  BACK TO THE FUTURE A Hollywood film director recalls his movie-loving Raleigh roots   by Peyton Reed   As a young boy, I would stare at the bronze plaque cemented in the sidewalk at North Hills. At the top,…

SPOTTED: The Lake Boone Chicken

by Allison Atkinson photographs by Brantley Atkinson Nancy Hight has been dressing a bronze chicken statue at the foot of her Raleigh driveway every morning for more than 10 years. She can’t tell you the date it all began, but she…

UNOAKED: Reflections: A Carolina Summer

A CAROLINA SUMMER by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Greg Montgomery “We really are spoiled,” one of my North Carolina friends says. “The ancient curves of the Blue Ridge to the west, the blue-green rise and fall of the Atlantic to the…

Tummy time: bellyaks

Step aside, stand-up paddleboard: There’s a new watersport in town. Bellyaking is “kayaking meets swimming meets surfing,” says founder Adam Masters, who invented the watercraft outside of Asheville about a decade ago. As its name suggests, a bellyak is quite…

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