Category: Life & Style

Shave and a hair cut

by Charles Upchurch photographs by Nick Pironio Pete Phipps is telling me about the flag in the back of Arrow, his new Cameron Village barber shop. “Came back from Afghanistan with me,” he says of Old Glory, hanging among assorted…

Oakwood Cemetery: Segway-style

by CC Parker photograph by Robert Willett I admit it: I chuckle at Segway tours. Lined up like ducks. Helmeted. All leaning forward, slightly bow-legged, intent on their mission… and what is that mission? And yet, there I was, on…

Straight up: Connor Champion skates new terrain

by Andrew Kenney photographs by Geoff Wood Raleigh skateboard pro Connor Champion, like most skaters, is an urban cartographer. He knows the lines that connect downtown’s slopes and edges maybe as well as anyone. He’ll show me, he says. As…

Historic Oakwood: A storied past, a storied present

by Ann Brooke Raynal Visitors walking the streets of Historic Oakwood on a chilly December night may think they have been transported back to the 19th century. Candles burn in the windows, garlands of greenery grace the exteriors of Queen…

Fresh starts

by David Holdstock When WALTER asked me to write about my experience juicing and losing 35 pounds as a result, I was perplexed. Why would the magazine want to hear from me, in my own voice? I’m British, and irony…

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