Category: Our Town

Our Town Spotlight: Peter Lamb and the Wolves

“Peter is such a dynamic player. So kinetic, always in motion like a boxer, weaving and punching.” –Dave Tilley, music producer, about band Peter Lamb & the Wolves by David Menconi photographs by Geoff Wood It’s fitting that Peter Lamb and…

Our Town: The Usual: The Thursday Afternoon Club

“Our goal is to keep abreast of the day, and to have fun along the way.” -charter members of the Thursday Afternoon Club The Thursday Afternoon Club by Jessie Ammons photograph by Madeline Gray One group of women has been…

Our Town: On Duty: Downtown Raleigh Alliance safety ambassador

“I meet new people every day. You never know who you’ll meet on the streets of downtown Raleigh.” -Frank James, Downtown Raleigh Alliance safety ambassador by Jessie Ammons photograph by Madeline Gray Every weekday morning at 6 a.m., Frank James…

Our Town: Shop Local: Ruggero Piano

“I’m tuning the pianos for grandkids of some of my first customers. You do become part of their families, which is a privilege.” -Richard Ruggero by Jessie Ammons photograph by Madeline Gray Home is at the heart of 60-year-old Ruggero…

Our Town: Game Plan: Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

“Bill used to say it was our castle and there was a moat that went all the way around us.” –Merrie Hedrick, The Dr. Bill and Merrie Hedrick Homestead at Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve by Jessie Ammons photograph by Madeline…

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