Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Spotlight: Imagining dragons

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Jill Knight When a friend approached Lily Chan a couple of years ago about starting a dragon boat festival in Raleigh, she was hesitant. “Are you kidding me?” Chan said. The founder and president of the…

Spotlight: Hyper local Hopscotch

  by Jessie Ammons Made and played in Raleigh If you’ve been downtown during the first week of September in the last five years, you’ve likely stumbled upon Hopscotch Music Fest. “We’re one of the few festivals in America our size…

Spotlight: Save room

  by Jessie Ammons Go ahead and begin working up an appetite now for the food and drink festival TerraVita, taking place October 8 – 10. Now in its sixth year, the event has grown from a celebration of the Triangle’s…

Spotlight: Day of INnovation

  If you’re an innovator, an entrepreneur, or just inspired by the ingenuity that goes into starting something new, September 10 is your chance to learn from some of the area’s best. Two different events make it possible to spend your…

Spotlight: Gather round

  by Mimi Montgomery It’s no secret that the Triangle is home to a bustling entrepreneurial scene filled with artistic craftspeople. That’s clear the moment you walk into Gather, a one-of-a-kind gift shop and co-working space in downtown Cary. This…

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