Category: Our Town

Off Duty: Adam Dipert

“A lot of people say, ‘Oh, you’re a circus performer and you study physics, those things are so different!’ In my mind they’re not, they’re exactly the same thing.” –Adam Dipert, nuclear physics doctoral candidate and circus artist by Jessie…

Melded interests: Five Fork Studio

by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Liz Condo Functional, simple, beautiful. Those are words longtime friends Michael Everhart, 31, and Will Stanley, 32, use to describe the furniture they build under the name Five Fork Studio in Chapel Hill. For the…

End Note: Easter eggs and bunnies

“It’s totally a labor of love,” says paper artist Sara Joyce. The thousands of holiday decorations she makes in her North Raleigh home every year out of fine paper – Easter eggs, Easter bunnies, Christmas trees, and stars – are…

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…

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