Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Spotlight: Artful exploration

by Jessie Ammons At this point in August, the pool is old news. Why not enjoy the last days of summer alfresco at the North Carolina Museum of Art instead? The Museum Park has a handful of must-see new outdoor works…

Spotlight: Raleigh’s bragging rights

If it feels like every week brings another Raleigh accolade, that’s about right. Not only does our city receive frequent recognition as a place to both visit and move, our restaurants and bars also constantly top “best of” lists. To…

Spotlight: Growing up

by Jessie Ammons You can literally put your money where your mouth is to support our local farmers this month. From a formal dinner to a casual seafood broil or a family-friendly picnic, all three take place the weekend of June…

Spotlight: Where the sun always shines

by Jessie Ammons It’s almost an hour-long drive north from Raleigh to Sunshine Lavender Farm in Hurdle Mills, outside of Hillsborough. But arriving to a cheerful red barn atop a hillside teeming with purple blossoms is well worth the drive….

Spotlight: Theater happenings

There’s no shortage of entertainment in Raleigh, especially when it comes to theater. From dreamy, moonlit Shakespearean nights at the Raleigh Rose Garden, to toe-tapping musical numbers belted from Raleigh Memorial Auditorium’s grand stage, to wild tales of booze, love…

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