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Bee City: Alice Hinman keeps it buzzing

by Hampton Williams Hofer photographs by Peter Hoffman Alice Hinman is a regular at many of Raleigh’s hottest spots: Kings, Centro, Garland, Standard Foods, Big Boss Brewing Company, Stanbury.  She hits them all weekly, but she doesn’t use the door….

The Right Mix: The Cardinal

“We want to do one thing well and that’s it. We’re not trying to be a restaurant or anything,” says Jason Howard, one of the three owner-founders of The Cardinal, a low-key bar on West Street near Glenwood South. But…

Sweet thing: lucettegrace

by Liza Roberts photographs by Keith Isaacs The macarons have their own fan club. Pink and blue and green and red and purple and toffee-hued, half a dozen varieties beckon like jewels from the cabinet at the downtown pastry shop lucettegrace….

Design thinking: Zang Toi

by Liza Roberts photographs by Jillian Clark A burst of creative energy shook up professor Justin LeBlanc’s class at N.C. State School of Design one recent morning: New York designer Zang Toi stopped by. A whirl of beaming smiles, charming…

The Office — coworking spaces take hold in Raleigh

by Jessie Ammons photographs by Keith Isaacs The way we work is changing. “It’s about so much more than the physical space,” says Jason Widen, entrepreneur and co-founder of HQ Raleigh downtown. Widen helped launch HQ in 2012 as a place to…

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