Category: Raleigh Now Spotlight

When Natalie Wood came to town

Brainstorm, one of many major movies shot in North Carolina, was Natalie Wood’s last. Scenes of the science fiction film were shot in Raleigh and around the Triangle, in places like Oakwood, Hayes Barton, Research Triangle Park, Chapel Hill, the…

Starring North Carolina

In August 2012, North Carolina Museum of History curator and film buff Katie Edwards had an idea. She knew that major movies and TV shows are often filmed in the Tar Heel State. “We’d all heard about Bull Durham, The…

Shop local

by Ernest Dollar This season, as you’re making your list and checking it twice, our area retailers would be grateful if you remember to “shop local.”  That didn’t used to be a matter of choice. Local was the only option, and…

Just do it

Kel Landis III wrote his new book about getting things done in about six months, but the ideas behind it have “been cooking for 10 years.” The co-founder of Plexus Capital, former CEO of RBC Centura, and Raleigh community leader…

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