Category: Our Town

On Duty: Jubala Coffee

“I don’t look at it as an additional revenue stream as much as I look at it as an engaging tool for the community. That’s just as important.” –Andrew Cash, owner, Jubala Coffee by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Jubala Coffee…

Our Town Spotlight: Then and Now, the Google Fiber space

by Liza Roberts photographs by David Williams   On a sunny day in February, downtown Raleighites gathered in a sleek, renovated former industrial space of the sort the tech world favors in any modern city. With a massive mural by Victor Knight…

Game Plan: Junior Master Gardeners

“In March we finally start getting more daylight. We’ll be planning our spring planting and getting outside more.” –Jason Botts, coordinator of the Wake County Junior Master Gardeners by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long It’s 6:30 p.m. on a Thursday evening…

The Usual: Stonewall Sports League

“You go from having teammates to having friends and then you go from having friends to having family.” –Richard Flenory, community outreach director of Stonewall Sports League and avid kickball player by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Spring conjures a friendly…

Shop Local: Burke Brothers Hardware

“When you walk in … if we don’t know you, we get to know you.” –Jeff Hastings, co-owner of Burke Brothers Hardware by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Near the State Fairgrounds on Hillsborough Street, Burke Brothers Hardware stands out for…

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