Category: Raleigh Gigs

Put another nickel in

by Karen Lewis Taylor photographs by Justin Cook It began in childhood – as many grown-up interests do – when Keith Morris’s pinball-loving parents took the family to arcades. Keith was fascinated there by the workings of the coin-operated games and novelty…

Geeking out on 16 mm films: Skip Elsheimer

by Kevin Flinn photographs by Nick Pironio Your teacher wheeled in the projector, unfurled the screen, and dimmed the lights. Within moments, the film crackled, the speaker hummed, the bulbs brightened, and it was show time. Perhaps you saw A…

Room to think

A Renovated Boylan Heights Home Nurtures Young Entrepreneurs by Jessie Ammons photographs by Justin Cook It can pay off to live at work. Especially when work is easy to live in and work in, with corkboard walls, a kitchen with chalkboard columns…

The work never gets old

by Beth Browne photographs by Jill Knight Sam Johnson has been fixing sewing machines for as long as he can remember. At 90, he’s worked in the same South Raleigh location for more than 50 years. He learned the business from…

In vino est art

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Eve Kakassy Hobgood Harriet Mills admits she’s a pretty good artist. But truthfully? She’s even better when there’s wine and a few friends involved. Mills is gambling there are a lot more people out there who…

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