Category: Through the lens

The Raleigh Flea Market

Weird and wonderful photographs by Geoff Wood When the Raleigh Flea Market got its start in 1971, it boasted six tables and a handful of vendors. These days, the State Fairgrounds’ 20,000-square-foot indoor-outdoor extravaganza, held every weekend (except in October), is ranked…

Open road: Women bikers find their way

 by Ilina Ewen photographs by Jill Knight When Peter Fonda took to the open road in Easy Rider, he embodied the cinematic ideal of the macho male biker. These days, motorcycling isn’t just for the boys, and women are more than…

A world apart

text and photographs by Nick Pironio Tucked away just off NC-64, between the town of Pittsboro and Jordan Lake, lies Carolina Tiger Rescue. To visit this 55-acre refuge for rescued lions, tigers, and other wildcats is to enter a surreal foreign…

Through the lens: The force is strong

photographs by Christer Berg Raleighites have not been immune to the fervor surrounding the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the latest chapter in the galactic saga. With a temporary studio set up at the Marbles IMAX Theatre, intrepid photographer Christer…

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