Category: Art and Culture

I was here first

When Raleigh commercial photographer Simon Griffiths and his family ordered seven chickens from mypetchicken.com last summer, all but one died en route. His daughter Gillian, 13, named the sole survivor Nemo after the animated fish, and Griffiths started photographing her…

Letter from the art world

by Marjorie Hodges As the Raleigh arts community continues to thrive, many local artists, museum directors, curators, dealers, collectors and patrons are on the move, becoming part of the national and international arts scene. Over the last few months, I…

‘We render the nectar’

Once ubiquitous in pharmacies across the South, soda fountains have waned with the advent of fast food. Today, it’s not easy to find the pressed sandwiches, milkshakes, and drinks that made them so popular, but Pharaoh’s at North Hills and…

It’s so easy being green… When your ride looks like this

      When Raleigh resident Munther Qubain got rid of his Ferarri and replaced it with a new sports car in 2009, the Department of Motor Vehicles didn’t know how to process it. Nobody in North Carolina had registered…

SMALL AND CLEVER: The Martin house thinks big

by Liza Roberts photographs below by Juli Leonard When Steve and Sujitra Martin decided to move to Raleigh from Charlotte in 2006, they knew what they wanted in a house here: Something small but efficient, in a walkable, downtown neighborhood….

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