Category: Our Town

Off duty: Tal Holloway

photograph by Travis Long “Most people aren’t aware that you can build your own airplane. It’s a very intensive project; it’s a lot of time and it’s a lot of detailed work. It’s kind of like flying.” – Tal Holloway, pilot,…

Shop local: Locals Seafood

photograph by Travis Long “We’re going down and getting fish off the boat – and before I even get back from the coast, most of it’s been sold.” – Lin Peterson, left, and Ryan Speckman, right, owners and founders, Locals Seafood When…

Off duty: Sally Edwards

photograph by Travis Long “When I’m on a trail, I unplug completely. It sets my mind free. My imagination goes wild. And that’s what I try to create at Marbles, too: A place for kids’ imaginations to run wild.” –Sally Edwards,…

Game plan: St. Paddy’s Run Green 8K

photograph by Travis Long “On March 7 there’s a kilt run in downtown Raleigh. I’ll be buying a Lonerider kilt and running in it. The largest training plan is to secure the kilt; I probably won’t run for very long. It’s…

The usual: Vic’s Ristorante Italiano

photograph by Travis Long “Hi there! Who needs eyeballs, bleeding or otherwise?” Sculptor Joel Haas hollers and throws a bag of plastic painted eyeballs at the table of cartoonists. “We usually talk about Dwane’s bad table manners,” says Nick Meglin, ringleader…

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