Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

Spotlight: Blooming fabulous

by Tina Haver Currin photograph by Nick Pironio You might remember the ice storm that hit Raleigh on Feb. 13, 2014, the one that shut the city down in its tracks. A photograph of a distraught woman surrounded by spun-out cars on Glenwood…

Spotlight: My February live music fix

by Charles Marshall Lead singer and songwriter, The Balsa Gliders (and partner at the law firm of Brooks Pierce) Live music doesn’t come easy in the cold and dark of February. There are no Oak City Seven outdoor concerts beckoning…

Spotlight: Bright lights, Canes city

by Liza Roberts photograph courtesy of Highwoods Properties  “It’s fun to be a part of downtown,” says Highwoods Properties CEO Ed Fritsch. He’s admiring the Raleigh skyline from a vantage point four miles north, atop Highwoods Tower. But Fritsch isn’t talking…

Spotlight: Humans of My World

by Jessie Ammons photograph by Nick Pironio On a recent trip to Sri Lanka, Raleigh native William Moore wandered just a few streets over from the strip of five-star hotels where he was staying. “It was like entering this impoverished secret garden,”…

Art romp

As I conducted a recent art romp around the Triangle, I was dazzled by the superlative exhibitions being presented all at the same time. Why go to New York or Washington for the big museum shows when we have such…

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