Category: People

Armed and disarming: Cassandra Deck-Brown is the chief

by Amber Nimocks photographs by Nick Pironio To watch police chief Cassandra Deck-Brown work a room is to witness subdued charm in motion, armed with a service revolver and wearing a badge. Rather than back-slapping or glad-handing her way through a crowd,…

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 &…

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