Category: Our Town

Our Town: On Duty: Bridget Harrington

“Everyone’s ideas are different … Skilled talent is the secret ingredient for Raleigh.” –Bridget Harrington, executive director, Innovate Raleigh Bridget Harrington has travelled the world, but it’s Raleigh that she’s chosen to call home. She is now the executive director…

Our Town: Shop Local: The Devilish Egg

“Most people … want to spend time with whoever they’re coming to class with, and make something in the process.”  –Jill Rossi, owner and founder, The Devilish Egg There’s something for everyone at The Devilish Egg, an approachable makerspace of…

Our Town: Game Plan: Chuck Hobgood

“I’m a big believer in sports making people better.” –Chuck Hobgood, President, N.C. Amateur Sports As president of North Carolina Amateur Sports, Chuck Hobgood works constantly to bring communities together through healthy activity. The nonprofit facilitates the annual Powerade State…

Our Town: The Usual: Dan Willey

“There’s usually some beauty out there that’s only accessible by railcar.”  –Dan Willey, North American Railcar Operators Association member Former service motorcars became obsolete when railroads advanced. Nowadays, enthusiasts seek these relics as vehicles for excursions, sometimes using them for…

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