Archive for category: Art and Culture

Spotlight: It’s her bag

Spotlight: It’s her bag

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Nick Pironio Everyone knows a bag can make or break an outfit. Raleighite Marcia Spencer has the solution: a fashionable, fun, and affordable Keechii clutch. Made of printed fabrics, calf hair, and layered, fringed, and tasselled leather, Spencer makes them each by hand. When Spencer saw a […]

Walter Now – April

Walter Now – April

Check out our April podcast, where we discuss the latest issue and our editor, Liza Roberts, sits down with a Harley-Davidson aficionado.

Spotlight: Pony up in Pinehurst

Spotlight: Pony up in Pinehurst

by Samantha Berlin May is one of the prettiest months of the year to visit Pinehurst. If you’re a golfer or an equestrian, you know that already. And if you’re a shopper, walker, reader, or music-lover, you’ve also got a lot to look forward to. Make the hour’s drive for one […]

courtesy Ashley Webb

Spotlight: Put a lid on it

by Mimi Montgomery Springtime in the South means hats. About now, they start making appearances at Kentucky Derby parties, church services, and garden get-togethers. If you’re going to don some artful headwear this season, why not pick a topper with some history? Local artisan Ashley Webb, 28, was thinking just […]

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Spotlight: Blue Ridge jaunt

by Jessie Ammons Author Henry Miller once wrote that, in matters of travel, “one’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.” To change your perspective, you need not go far: Primland, for one example, is a mere three-hour drive away. The luxury mountain resort […]