Category: Shop Local

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: Shop Local: Red and White Shop

“There’s a whole bunch of folks who like N.C. State.” –Mario Ciardella, owner, Red and White Shop   by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Mario Ciardella’s priorities aren’t black and white; they’re red and white. “We try to have…

Our Town: Shop Local: Taylor’s Fine Wine and Live Bait

“People crack up when they come in expecting bait and tackle and see a bottle of Silver Oak.” –Taylor Cash, owner, Taylor’s Fine Wine and Live Bait by Jessie Ammons photo by Travis Long   Twenty-seven years ago, Taylor Cash…

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Oak + Co.

HOT SPOT Modern Americana in east Raleigh by Jessie Ammons A new kid on the block just east of downtown is Oak + Co., the housewares boutique on North Bloodworth Street. Tucked into a purple house on the outskirts of…

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