Category: Profiles

Richard Jenrette: Always traveling…home

by P. Gaye Tapp Richard Hampton Jenrette’s success can be measured in many ways, but perhaps no more personally than in square feet. A Raleigh native and co-founder of maverick Wall Street investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, he has…

Building a bridge to Broadway: NC Theatre enters its fourth decade

by Andrew Kenney photograph by Travis Long Saturday night at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the 30th season of North Carolina Theatre is a formal affair. Heels and dress shoes click down Fayetteville Street toward the tall columns and glass walls of the theater….

Motorcycle maestro

by Charles Upchurch photographs by Chris Fowler The Italians will send your heart racing. Even the names are saucy. Bimota. Benelli. Ducati. Moto Guzzi. La bella figura with fuel injection and a lust for speed. Raleigh’s Bob Steinbugler, 63, an…

A judge for all seasons: Allyson Duncan

by Liza Roberts photographs by Jimmy Williams One day after a new hybrid orchid named for Allyson Duncan was accepted by the Royal Horticultural Society, she wore a suit of the same color to welcome visitors into her spacious corner office….