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Author: Alex Ellis

Alex is a UNC grad, junk food enthusiast and, most importantly, a pug owner. In her spare time, she can be found reading a month-old copy of the Sunday Times or searching for her new favorite beer.

Raleigh, N.C., passionate mind and James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen has developed a following of visitors and locals alike. Who better, then, to share some of her favorite Raleigh dishes—read on for recommendations in her words. Roti Veggie Quesadilla from Garland...
Artist, illustrator and Raleigh, N.C., passionate mind Linda Dallas draws inspiration from the kitchen, using color, texture and perspective to transform food into fine art. With Small Business Saturday just a few days away, we tapped her expertise to bring you some of her most memorable, unique and
In a culture where more and more identify with the term “foodie,” we set out to compile a list of the stellar spots in Raleigh to grab everyone’s favorite comfort food: mac ‘n’ cheese. While this list is by no means comprehensive, it will certainly lead you to...
With the holidays getting closer by the day, it’s never too early to start grabbing gifts and stocking stuffers in Raleigh. We chatted with Holly Aiken, owner of Holly Aiken - Stitch and one of Raleigh's passionate minds, and she gave us a rundown of her favorite spots to stock up on...

PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass: A To-Do List

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 4pm by Alex Ellis

As PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass draws near, more and more excitement is building. We turned to PineCone, Piedmont Council of Traditional Music, executive director William Lewis for a rundown of his "can't-miss" happenings slated for the event. Performances at the Main Stage in Red...