Category: Profiles

Countdown: Putting on the North Carolina Governor’s Inaugural Ball

A co-chair’s diary by Samantha Thompson Hatem It’s early November 2016, days before the gubernatorial election – which nobody yet knows will be contested even after election day – and Jennie Hayman, fellow Junior League of Raleigh member and unofficial keeper…

Just look up

Crane operator Kenny Loch by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Ray Black III If you drive past one of the many construction cranes looming over the Raleigh skyline, there’s a chance the tiny speck you see in the cab is tower crane…

Dalek’s fiery fractals

by Liza Roberts Photographs by Christer Berg It took him five days to transform a vacant North Hills storefront into a work of art that can be entered and experienced in three dimensions. “How do you get a square room not to…

Local matrix

by Henry Gargan photographs by Tim Lytvinenko Everyone in the Triangle’s burgeoning virtual reality industry seems to have a story that drives home the same point: No amount of artfully worded description can adequately convey what it’s like to enter virtual reality…

Oak City veterans

photographs by Robert Willett On Nov. 11, our nation honors the service of all military veterans. North Carolina has the third-largest military population in the country, and is also home to nearly 800,000 veterans, so our state has a special role…

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