Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Y’all at Dix Park

Y’ALL AT DIX PARK by Jessie Ammons I’ve always loved the idea of grass under my feet when I listen to music. It’s something that goes along with a really cool vibe, created by trees and grass and shade. ……

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Oak + Co.

HOT SPOT Modern Americana in east Raleigh by Jessie Ammons A new kid on the block just east of downtown is Oak + Co., the housewares boutique on North Bloodworth Street. Tucked into a purple house on the outskirts of…

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Blackberry Festival

THE SWEETER THE JUICE Blackberry Festival by Jessie Ammons You can celebrate summer this month at Well Fed Community Garden’s first-ever blackberry festival June 24. The one-and-a-half-acre plot in west Raleigh, managed by Irregardless Cafe, has been growing organic seasonal…

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Betting on Filmmaking

BETTING ON FILMMAKING Raleigh’s Burke Koonce savors success of first film by Liza Roberts When the documentary Betting on Zero hits Netflix next month, Raleigh’s Burke Koonce, an executive producer of the film, will be celebrating. With its 100-million-plus subscribers, Netflix…

May’s cover art

photographs by Christer Berg It takes an artist’s eye to find beauty in the everyday: Denise Hughes did just that with her family’s recycling bin. “First, I noticed how easy it is, even as a family of four, to fill…

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