Category: Raleighites

Breaking the cycle

Southeast Raleigh Promise Project aims to end intergenerational poverty by Tina Haver Currin photographs by Travis Long When Raleigh is mentioned as one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities, the towers of central downtown and midtown come to mind. So do the soon-to-boom…

No small beer

Raleigh taprooms and community by Dean McCord photographs by Nick Pironio Yes, we need beer. What was once an afterthought in the U.S. – craft beer – has become a phenomenon. In the early ’80s, there were fewer than 100 craft breweries…

Doctors doing good

by Liza Roberts Raleighites are a worldly bunch, venturing frequently to distant places for work and for pleasure. But the group of travelers we most wanted to profile for this travel issue take themselves far from home in order to do…

Girl power

by Tracy Davis Great oaks from little acorns grow. And the City of Oaks has little acorns of all sorts, including a crop of girl rockers and bluegrass pickers that’s coming along quite nicely. Appearing soon on a stage near…

Meredith at 125

by Leslie Maxwell Kristen Rivera, from Johns Creek, Ga., wasn’t considering applying to a women’s college. But after visiting the largest women’s college in the Southeast, she changed her mind. At Meredith College, she says, “I just felt really comfortable.” Now a…

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