Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Spotlight: Local treasures

Charlotte’s celebrates 25th anniversary by Jessie Ammons photograph by Missy McLamb Decades ago, Charlotte Harris was home in Texas for the holidays and in search of a good gift. Her friend told her she must go to Carol’s. “I thought,…

Spotlight: Feeling operatic

Opera Gala by Mimi Montgomery The North Carolina Opera will host its 2015 Opera Gala October 3 with cocktails, dinner, dancing, live performances, and an auction at the North Carolina Museum of History. It’s a fitting venue for the company’s five-year-anniversary…

Spotlight: Fair game

N.C. State Fair by Mimi Montgomery If you grew up in Raleigh, chances are you have memories of attending the N.C. State Fair as a child. If you didn’t, it’s never too late to create some. Check out the rides, games, and…

Spotlight: Artful apartments

Stanhope Apartments by Mimi Montgomery Student living isn’t what it used to be at the Stanhope, a new Kane Realty building on Hillsborough Street in the heart of N.C. State territory. In addition to a saltwater pool, game room, study rooms,…

Spotlight: Camp needlepoint

Needlepoint Retreat by Jessie Ammons Serious stitchers will convene in the mountains this month for Elizabeth Bradley Home’s annual needlepoint retreat October 2-4 at Asheville’s Grove Park Inn. Attendees will dive in to two full days of instruction on a seasonal…

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