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Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch describes the things of interest he found in Wake County, including historic homes and churches, industry, and the city of Raleigh.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 43, Mar 1942, p1-4, 22-28, il
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23944
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As the two largest cities in North Carolina, Charlotte and Raleigh seemingly compete against each other. Author and journalist Scott Huler, insists that the cities do not actually compete, but rather learn from each other's triumphs and mistakes.
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24176
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Greenfield North, near Garner, North Carolina, is developing business parks near busy roads, such as I40 and US70, to bring in money and create jobs.
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24257
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The International Bluegrass Music Association holds an annual convention and music festival in Raleigh to celebrate bluegrass music. This article addresses the history and heritage of bluegrass, and considers how this legacy limits the genre's ability to evolve.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 39, September 2015, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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Raleigh's Lump Gallery first opened its doors in 1995 during a time when the city lacked a vibrant art scene. The gallery showcased local and nationally famous artists, focused on concept art, and provided a venue for art appreciators who wanted to see a variety of pieces without traveling far.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 40, October 2015, p22-23, il Periodical Website
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In the past, the N. C. State Fair allocated $350,000 to book bands from across the country for evening concerts in Dorton Arena. Between 2011 and 2014, the state fair lost nearly $900,000 with this strategy. In 2015, fair officials chose to recruit North Carolina bands, a tactic that saved money and appealed to fair attendees.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 43, October 2015, p28-29, il Periodical Website
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In 2010, Greg Lowenhagen started the Hopscotch Music Festival, which takes place in downtown Raleigh annually. Cicely Mitchell wanted to implement a similar concept in Durham, and in 2014 held the first Art of Cool Fest. Both of these music festivals highlight North Carolina musicians, bring people together, and boost the economy in two of the Triangle’s urban spaces.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 46, November 2015, p16-17, il, por Periodical Website
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In 1997, the New England Whalers hockey team moved south to Raleigh and became the Carolina Hurricanes. Over the following years, the Hurricanes battled low attendance ratings and poor team performance until their first playoff showing in 2001 and peaked when they won the Stanley Cup in 2006. Today, the team faces lower attendance and losing records, but die-hard fans still support them and are optimistic that their team will improve soon.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 7, December 2015, p204-210, 212, il, por, map Periodical Website
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In 2012, Craig Rudewicz starting his own business producing and selling bitters, the highly concentrated alcohol extracts used to flavor cocktails. His business, called Crude, was North Carolina’s first bitters manufacturer and Crude’s products are now available throughout the country.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 48, December 2015, p18-20, il, por Periodical Website
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24761
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Since 2009, Raleigh’s City Council has passed ordinances to promote public art. The goal in 2016 is to get Raleigh city officials more involved in creating a long-term public arts plan. There is a big push to paint murals on building walls and to promote art that the community welcomes.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 49, December 2015, p10-11, il Periodical Website
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Residents of Oakdale, an older neighborhood in Raleigh, are upset about plans to demolish old homes to make way for a new, larger home. Oakdale has not been designated as a historic district yet, but city officials believe the unrest created by the recent demolition will provoke residents to support preservation of the neighborhood.
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Since 2008, an equestrian riding school in Cary called CORRAL has been a place where at-risk girls between ages 11-18 and rescued horses come to heal. The goal of the programs at CORRAL is to help the girls gain confidence and learn how to be responsible, lead, communicate, and problem solve.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 11, November 2015, p16-17, il, por Periodical Website
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Over the past 15 years there has been a renewed interest in traditional music. The Coen brothers’ film, O Brother Where Art Thou? (2001), and the film’s soundtrack are credited with this rise in popularity. The band from the film, The Soggy Bottom Boys, headlined the fourth meeting of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s festival in Raleigh, NC. The festival has seen an increase in turnout and a more diverse audience as a result of the film’s lasting impact and modern folk-inspired acts like the Avett Brothers.
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Nineteen residents of the Triangle area were interviewed because of their visions of how to make the world a better place. Each interview explains the individuals' contributions to the Triangle area and the impact of their work on the local community. These individuals working to bring change to the world are: Sandy Babb, William Burkhardt, Louise Burton-Alston, Bill Bynum, Mandy Carter, Mike Nelson, David Danehower, Pat Davies, Joan Healy, Linda Lewis, Bill Holman, Steve Levitas, Gerry House, Robert Healy, Aura Maas, Michele Rivest, Gordon Smith, Shannon St. John, and Lynice Williams.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 42, October 16-22 1991, p7-11 Periodical Website
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27936
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The events that take place at the Wake County Speedway are explored. Kristin Gault and Robert Arch talk about their motivations for racing. They also discuss how competing against each other effects their romantic relationship. Other drivers and individuals at the racetrack talk about the atmosphere and racing the speedway.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 21, May 2010, p16-17 Periodical Website