Category: Raleigh Gigs

The sweet science of homemade wine

by Ann Brooke Raynal photographs by Jason Dail Growing up in Greene County, Darrell Dail, 79, watched his father Frank make homemade scuppernong wine. The family’s grapes came from vines grown with cuttings from Dail’s mother’s family farm in Pitt…

Blood, sweat and jeers

by Billy Warden photographs by Travis Long “Is dad having an affair?” The teenager, finding her father absent on yet another weekday evening, plaintively put this question to her mom. And, yes. The father in question, Adam Cohen, was and…

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…

Passion project: Lisa Poole takes the helm at Quail Ridge Books

by Lewis Beale photographs by Nick Pironio It’s not easy following a legend. Think about it: How much pressure will there be on the person who succeeds Mike Krzyzewski at Duke? When Lisa Poole decided to buy Quail Ridge Books…

Fueling the music: Raleigh’s Port Merch plays key backstage role

by Tracy Davis photographs by Nick Pironio Perhaps you’ve heard the joke about how bands are actually in the T-shirt business? It’s typically told by the musicians themselves – talented ones – and they’re only half-joking. Merchandise – “merch,” in…

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