Category: Profiles

WALTER PROFILE: Master Builder: Phil Freelon

Master Builder Phil Freelon by J. Michael Welton photographs by Lissa Gottwals (unless otherwise noted) Durham-based architect Phil Freelon’s life story has played out as one of victory, tragedy, and grace under pressure. His career – perhaps unrivalled by any North…

GIGS: Elizabeth Doran: NC Theatre

Creative Cultivator N.C. Theatre’s new CEO by Jessie Ammons photograph by Elizabeth Galecke Elizabeth Doran is not from around here, and she thinks that’s a good thing. “There’s value in remembering what the outside world is saying about your community,”…

Raleighites: St. Mary’s School

St. Mary’s School at 175 Raleigh’s oldest continually operated school celebrates a major milestone.   by Hampton Williams Hofer photographs by Jillian Clark [archival photographs courtesy of St. Mary’s School] On May 12, Saint Mary’s School, the nation’s second oldest…

Profiles: Courage: NC National Women’s Soccer League

Profile in {NC} Courage by Liza Roberts photographs by Ray Black III It’s a late March afternoon at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, where 25 professional soccer recruits are gutting it out on a secluded practice field behind the stadium….

Bee City: Alice Hinman keeps it buzzing

by Hampton Williams Hofer photographs by Peter Hoffman Alice Hinman is a regular at many of Raleigh’s hottest spots: Kings, Centro, Garland, Standard Foods, Big Boss Brewing Company, Stanbury.  She hits them all weekly, but she doesn’t use the door….