Category: Life & Style

Tapping local talent: High Cotton’s savvy sourcing

by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Juli Leonard Raleigh native Beulah Louise Henry, an early 20th century inventor, once said: “If necessity is the mother of invention, then resourcefulness is the father.” Judy Hill, another Raleigh native and an inventor of sorts, embodies…

Rex’s Angels: Caring for patients since 1936

by Ann Brooke Raynal photographs by Jillian Clark Despite years of passionate advocacy and numerous letters to the newspaper, when John T. Rex died in 1839, there was no hospital in Raleigh. Wealthy people could afford the journey to Charleston…

Pack mentality

words and photograph by Juli Leonard Fifty-two feet, 26 ears and 13 tails swarm and churn around dog walker Lee Huggins near Raleigh’s Ridge Road on a sunny afternoon. A tangle of leashes crisscross Huggins’ chest like rainbow sashes. Poop…

Pitch Perfect

creative direction and words by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Tim Lytvinenko Improbable, but not impossible. That was the prediction when the Raleigh Gaelic Athletic Assocation’s Cú Chullain team considered its chances of winning before travelling to Boston over Labor Day…

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