Category: People

Spotlight: Green Chair Project

Heart & Home Housewarming Benefit by Anna Long What began as a fledgling idea among friends in 2010 is now a thriving nonprofit that has helped more than 1,000 area families in need. The Green Chair Project has grown from a…

Cool hand Luke

by Liza Roberts photograph by Nick Pironio When Raleigh artist Luke Buchanan met developer James A. Goodnight, Buchanan was pouring drinks behind the bar at Poole’s Downtown Diner, where he works many evenings. The two developed a rapport, and Goodnight became…

Mythbusters

photograph by Travis Long “I’ve always watched Mythbusters on TV and I plan to go see the live performance. It’s crazy how they come up with (ways) to test theories and notions.” – Hai Tran, sommelier, The Umstead Hotel &…

Rex’s Angels: Caring for patients since 1936

by Ann Brooke Raynal photographs by Jillian Clark Despite years of passionate advocacy and numerous letters to the newspaper, when John T. Rex died in 1839, there was no hospital in Raleigh. Wealthy people could afford the journey to Charleston…

Driven to perfection

by J. Michael Welton photographs by Geoff Wood It’s early August, and Cam Ingram, 38, is under the gun, busily packing up for Pebble Beach. He’s not going out there for the golf or the ocean or the sun. And…

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