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A Carolina Oyster Roast

by Charles Upchurch photographs by Jillian Clark Ostreophiles might say our primordial beginnings explain the bond between man and mollusk. Somehow, we made it out of the mud. After more than 500 million years, they’re still in it, anchored one to the…

The Long View, A New Purpose for the Poe House

by Jessie Ammons Tucked behind WakeMed hospital at the end of an unassuming side street stands a stately stone house, a gracious counterpoint to the health care center’s sprawling clinical grounds. “It’s always  had a great spirit,” says Diane Smith, whose…

The Times They Are a-Changin’

photographs by Christer Berg As Raleigh grows, its downtown cityscape changes daily. Photographer Christer Berg dusted off his 30-year-old Nikon F3 film camera and his medium-format Hasselblad camera to capture our current moment in time and the people making it happen….

Saint Augustine’s University, staying the course at 150

by Henry Gargan photographs by Christopher T. Martin At Saint Agnes Hospital on Oakwood Avenue in Raleigh on Nov. 6, 1958, a boy named Everett Ward was born. Nearly 60 years later, he has a rare opportunity: to keep the very place…

The Preiss Is Right

by Liza Roberts photographs by Christopher T. Martin Once upon a time, if you were a college student, you most likely shared a cramped dorm room with a roommate or two, walked down the hall to the bathroom, drank stale coffee in…

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