Category: Raleigh Gigs

Colin Clarke’s world-class soccer

by Lewis Beale photographs by Geoff Wood Colin Clarke is used to thinking big. This is no huge surprise, since the coach of the Carolina RailHawks has played in England’s first division, and for Northern Ireland in the World Cup….

Sole Brothers: Santana Creative

by Mary E. Miller photographs by Geoff Wood It takes a considerable stride to go from a career implem- enting World Bank-funded health and education projects in Peru to launching an artisanal leather repair business in Raleigh. But in Robert…

GIGI’S GOT IT: In the bag

by Karen Johnson photograph by Lissa Gotwals Gigi Karmous-Edwards exudes a wide-eyed innocence you might not expect from a scientist and engineer of 27 years. But in her new career as handbag designer, a sense of wonder is a vital…

Raleigh Gigs: Magnolia queen Erin Weston

by Liza Roberts photographs by Lissa Gotwals When magnolia farmer and luxury wreath-maker Erin Weston inherited 30 acres in Garner from her uncle a decade ago, she was busy pursuing a publishing career in New York. Becoming a farmer had…