Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Indy Week Vol. 33 Issue 41, Oct 2016
Currently viewing results 1 - 5
Farm-to-table programs in the Triangle are trying to build a model that is economically viable for everyone, including farmers and their staff. According to advocates, the true community impact of restaurants doesn't stem from serving customers directly; rather, it depends on efficient infrastructure development and relationships.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has made a number of controversial decisions regarding civil rights, social issues, education, the environment, and transparent governance. This issue of Indy Weekly compiled a list of sixty-six reasons why McCrory should not be re-elected as governor.
Samir Saleh fled civil war in Lebanon and established himself as a leader in Raleigh’s Arab-American community. Saleh opened the restaurant Neomonde, where he planted a pomegranate tree brought from Lebanon. The pomegranate is venerated as a jewel of prosperity in various cultures of the Middle East and Mediterranean.
Hurricane Matthew flooded a Duke Energy power plant in Goldsboro, unleashing toxic coal ash into the Neuse River. The level of arsenic in the groundwater monitoring well on this site is the highest of any of their coal ash sites around the state. Duke officials are being pressured to excavate the ash.
Kym Register and her band Loamlands has a new record featuring the song Sweet High Rise. Register wrote the song in protest against to the forthcoming high rise development by the Pinhook music club in Durham. Register has become one of the strongest forces standing up for the Durham community.