Category: Life & Style

MELTING AWAY

by Charman Driver I have a super-active lifestyle, so once in a while, I book a massage with a therapist to help ease tension and reduce pain in my overworked muscles. I stretch every day, but I dream of having…

My town: The pied piper of Roanoke Park

by Ann Brooke Raynal photographs by Juli Leonard  You might know Lyman Kiser. You might know him if you’ve ever been to Roanoke Park in Raleigh’s Five Points neighborhood on a Saturday and heard the giddy shrieks of children as…

Sporting: Bring it on at Bandwidth.com

photographs by Chad Sattler We live in one of America’s healthiest cities. Rankings from Women’s Health magazine and others say so, and it’s plain to see: greenways, parks and programs are everywhere to lure us up and out. It’s not…

Fit: HEAT feeling the burn in a world of acronyms

by Charman Driver photograph by Scott Sharpe   The evening before my exercise adventure at heat Studios, I got a membership card in the mail asking me to join the American Association of Retired Persons. Huh? Why on earth, I…

Summiting Everest: With Martin Middle School behind him

by Charles Upchurch photographs courtesy of Chip Popoviciu It’s called the Death Zone. The last thousand meters from Camp Four to the summit of Mount Everest is an oxygen-fueled ridgeline traverse at 28,000 feet over ice, rock and snow –…

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