Category: People

Mix master: Jamie Meares

by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Lissa Gotwals Jamie Meares, owner of the stylish downtown shop Furbish Studio and author of the blog I Suwannee, is a design-world favorite. Just about every notable lifestyle blog has highlighted her at some point, and…

Raleigh Triathlon Training Group

photograph by Travis Long “If it wasn’t for these guys …. I would have just sat on the couch and watched cartoons and drank coffee.” – Shannon Neiley, runner and member of the Raleigh Triathlon Training Group At 6 a.m. every…

Adventure bound

Raleighites are spoiled for vacation options. It’s something we’re prone to brag about: the gorgeous mountains and ocean beaches both within an easy drive. But for some, nothing beats an honest-to-goodness adventure. Far-off places lure with perfect waves to surf;…

Chasing perfection stroke by stroke

by Andrew Kenney photographs by Geoff Wood The wooded shoreline of Lake Wheeler is still dark this early, but the water is sunlit, and young rowers already are hauling their long pencil-boats down to the water. Like everything in the…

Hilda Pinnix-Ragland

by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long “It always gives me lots of enthusiasm to see the graduations, but then also to see where the kids go off to. It’s invigorating to me.” – Hilda Pinnix-Ragland, Vice President of Corporate Public Affairs…

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