Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Holt Brothers Flag Football Tournament

“We wanted to create a team atmosphere outside of the workplace, and raise money in the process,” says Torry Holt, former N.C. State wide receiver. Holt and his brother, Terrence Holt, run the Holt Brothers Foundation, which works to support…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Executive Mansion Garden

When migrating birds stop through Raleigh this spring, they can count a formal Victorian garden at the North Carolina Executive Mansion among their pit stops. Last fall, Audubon N.C. revamped a traditional garden to incorporate over 1,000 native plants that…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Series of Fortunate Events

“Disability doesn’t have to be seen as unfortunate,” says Arts Access Executive Director Betsy Ludwig. This month, the organization’s anniversary celebration, A Series of Fortunate Events, will prove just that. Beginning May 3, Ludwig says the nonprofit’s goal is to…

Raleigh Now Spotlight: Bike Month

Spinning your wheels can amount to something this month, as the City of Raleigh celebrates National Bike Month. Bike Raleigh, a collaboration between the city, an advisory commission, and the Office of Transporatation Planning, promotes wheel savvy all year long,…

Triangle Now Spotlight: Lions, Tigers, and Beers

Ever heard of caracals? Binturongs? They are among the 20-plus species of exotic animals at the Conservators Center in Mebane, North Carolina, along with jungle cats, lynxes, lions, and tigers. The Center celebrates them this month at its annual Lions,…

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