Category: Our Town

Our Town: Game Plan: Joe Kwon

  “So many places in Raleigh are rising to the top. It’s fun to be in that growth.” —Joe Kwon, musician and local food enthusiast Joe Kwon was born in Korea, raised in High Point, and has travelled near and…

Our Town: The Usual: Y12SR

“This program shines a light on how the 12 steps of recovery and yoga principles align.” —Phyllis Kritz, N.C. Yoga of 12 Step Recovery leader There’s a group of Raleighites that are taking to their yoga mats for support and…

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…

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