Category: Our Town

Our Town: Shop Local: Taylor’s Fine Wine and Live Bait

“People crack up when they come in expecting bait and tackle and see a bottle of Silver Oak.” –Taylor Cash, owner, Taylor’s Fine Wine and Live Bait by Jessie Ammons photo by Travis Long   Twenty-seven years ago, Taylor Cash…

Our Town: Game Plan: Jake Wolf, vintage bike rider

“Riding around rolling hills and country roads on an old bike, there’s no other feeling like it.” –Jake Wolf, co-owner-founder, Capital Club 16 restaurant by Jessie Ammons photo by Travis Long “Family heirlooms come in all different shapes and sizes,…

Our Town: Off Duty: fire artist Meli Markham

“It’s a very profound feeling: knowing that what I’m doing can kill me, but learning how to build a relationship with the fire, understand it and how it works. You have to respect it.” –Meli Markham, firebreather and welding student…

The Usual: American Outlaws, Raleigh’s best soccer fans

“Everybody’s there for the love of the game and the passion behind it.” –Paul Cox, treasurer of American Outlaws Raleigh U.S. National soccer teams fan group by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long No matter the time of day or…

OUR TOWN: Camp Days

Camp Days New Life Camp hopes to breathe new life into its facilities by Jessie Ammons photographs courtesy of New Life Camp The intersection of Falls of Neuse and Durant roads in North Raleigh is a typical suburban business area: There’s…

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