Category: Raleighites

Raleighites: Trains

Riding Raleigh’s Rails into the future by Henry Gargan photographs by Chris Seward At Raleigh’s Amtrak station, you can buy a ticket from a man behind a counter. When you round the corner to the luggage bay, the same man…

Raleighites: Brewery Bhavana

BREWERY BHAVANA Homegrown abundance by Liza Roberts photographs by Keith Isaacs A first-time visitor to the new Brewery Bhavana on Moore Square might think they’ve entered an unusually atmospheric independent bookstore. Skylit shelves offer titles by local and world-renowned authors…

Raleighites: St. Mary’s School

St. Mary’s School at 175 Raleigh’s oldest continually operated school celebrates a major milestone.   by Hampton Williams Hofer photographs by Jillian Clark [archival photographs courtesy of St. Mary’s School] On May 12, Saint Mary’s School, the nation’s second oldest…

The Office — coworking spaces take hold in Raleigh

by Jessie Ammons photographs by Keith Isaacs The way we work is changing. “It’s about so much more than the physical space,” says Jason Widen, entrepreneur and co-founder of HQ Raleigh downtown. Widen helped launch HQ in 2012 as a place to…

Saint Augustine’s University, staying the course at 150

by Henry Gargan photographs by Christopher T. Martin At Saint Agnes Hospital on Oakwood Avenue in Raleigh on Nov. 6, 1958, a boy named Everett Ward was born. Nearly 60 years later, he has a rare opportunity: to keep the very place…

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