Category: Our Town

Off Duty: A+ Introductions

“The people who are single (in the Triangle) are really good quality people. They are smart; they are successful, educated people; they have good jobs. I like to think I’m helping them screen through all the foolishness.” –Angela Kelley, owner,…

The Usual: Solo Sisters

“It seems only children attract other only children.” -Sally Creech, founder of the Solo Sisters group (in the front row, second from the right) by Liza Roberts photograph by Christer Berg “Sally started it,” says Kay Schoellhorn, laughing as she welcomes…

Game Plan: All Children’s Playground

“This is a great place for them to come play. We built this for all children.” –Dionne Lester, volunteer leader of the Sassafras All Children’s Playground renovation at Laurel Hills Park by Jessie Ammons photograph by Ray Black III “It didn’t start…

Shop Local: Mr. A’s Beignets

“More than anything, we’re here for the beignets.” –Arlton Cangelosi, Mr. A’s Beignets food truck owner by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Ray Black III If your February plans don’t include a trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, you can laissez les…

Off Duty: Salvation Army volunteer

“When I ring the bell I sing Christmas carols the whole time.” –Patrick Sheehan, Salvation Army volunteer by Jessie Ammons photograph by Jillian Clark If you visit the Harris Teeter at Falls Pointe in North Raleigh this December, you might see –…

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