Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

OUTDOORS: POOLS

By Jessie Ammons photograph by Tim Lytvinenko Whether you’re in search of water aerobics (aquabata, anyone?), a lazy river for a family float, or just a place to refresh and splash around, there are a plethora of options at Raleigh’s local…

TRIANGLE NOW SPOTLIGHT: American Dance Festival

MOVE IT American Dance Festival by Jessie Ammons Durham will be moving and shaking this month when the American Dance Festival returns June 3 – July 29. The festival’s 84th season marks its 40th anniversary in Durham, and to celebrate,…

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Raleigh Red Cross

  A CENTURY OF SERVICE Raleigh’s Red Cross chapter  celebrates its centennial by Jessie Ammons In the spring of 1917, as World War I raged overseas, a group of 28 Raleigh women sought to make a difference at home. They…

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Y’all at Dix Park

Y’ALL AT DIX PARK by Jessie Ammons I’ve always loved the idea of grass under my feet when I listen to music. It’s something that goes along with a really cool vibe, created by trees and grass and shade. ……

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Oak + Co.

HOT SPOT Modern Americana in east Raleigh by Jessie Ammons A new kid on the block just east of downtown is Oak + Co., the housewares boutique on North Bloodworth Street. Tucked into a purple house on the outskirts of…

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