Apr-May 2020

Beer… Where?

According to small business owners in southern Wake, beer makes it better. Bonus beer awaits patrons at these unexpected locations. For the kids and…

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Beer’s Best Eats

In southern Wake, there’s no shortage of delicious chow to coax those beers down oh-so-smoothly. Here are five of our favorites bites — big…

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Bottle Service

Local bottle shops stock an impressive selection of brews — hailing from the next town over or across the ocean — with styles ranging…

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Color Pop

Spring Trend: Pleats, Please Just try not to twirl while wearing flirty accordion pleats. Wear with sneakers for daytime casual.   Designer Spotlight: The…

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Fringe Gardening

Like any garden adventurer, I occasionally grow odd plants from the fringe, but truth be told, I have gardened with the fringe for years….

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Jennifer Sanford Johnson

Childhood: I always loved being and playing outside. My parents always had a garden, but becoming a farmer was not something in my plan….

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The Not-So Secret Garden

In the late 1920s, a plan was drawn up for an ornamental lake on Duke University’s campus. When the Great Depression hit and the…

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On the Prowl

There’s a saying that “no fun stories ever began with someone who was eating a salad.” Replace eating salad with drinking a beer, and…

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