Category: Arts & Culture

Spotlight: Polo for the cure

by Jessie Ammons Enjoy a stately Sunday afternoon at the polo field on February 7 and help raise money for breast cancer research at the same time. The charity event is the brainchild of Ravenscroft sophomore Lily Sykes and the organization…

Spotlight: Stylin’ with Serrota’s

  by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Missy McLamb Louis Serotta knows style: In white loafers, navy blazer, matching tie, and monogrammed shirt, he embodies the elegance of another era – a time when a gentleman wouldn’t dream of leaving the house without…

Spotlight: A room with a view

by Mimi Montgomery As the city of Raleigh grows ever-faster, so does its number of visitors. One thing that hasn’t kept pace is the number of hotel rooms. A recent report commissioned by the Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Raleigh Chamber…

Spotlight: Destination – Durham

If you haven’t already, it’s worth the drive to check out another of the Triangle’s latest boutique hotels, the hip and understated 53-room boutique Durham Hotel. No need to stay the night, though. The food’s enough of a draw. Andrea Reusing,…

Spotlight: Hop to it

by Mimi Montgomery When Terry Thirion and her neighbors in Charlotte realized they didn’t hear nearly as many frogs croaking in their backyards at night, the artist did some research. She learned that because amphibians are highly sensitive to environmental change,…

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