City Guides

North Carolina’s Creative Capital

A look at Raleigh's creative side

February/March 2015

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The Greek Revival facade of the North Carolina capitol building.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Bida Manda’s sister-and-brother team, Vanvisa and Vansana Nolintha.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Cocktails at the Stanbury bar.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Raleigh Denim Workshop owners Victor Lytvinenko and Sarah Yarborough.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Women’s clothing designer Catherine Fain.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

The sleek exterior of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

The Big Acorn sculpture in Moore Square.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Pork belly soup at Bida Manda.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Designer Catherine Fain’s little black dress.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Videri Chocolate Factory is housed in a former train depot.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Assorted truffles from Videri.

Lissa Gotwals

View cutting-edge exhibitions at CAM Raleigh.

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The modern gallery space at CAM Raleigh.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

A CAM Raleigh installation.

Lissa Gotwals

Jewelry designer Gabe Bratton.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

One of Bratton’s wax-cast lace designs.

Lissa Gotwals

Patrons squeeze in at the bar at Bida Manda.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Stylist and interior designer Jamie Meares of Furbish Studio.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Metalsmith Lucas House stokes the fires at Antfarm Studios in the Warehouse District.

photo: Lissa Gotwals

Stacks of Raleigh Denim jeans on sale at the Curatory.

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Sweet potato bisque at Stanbury.

Lissa Gotwals

Bright colors and bold prints are on display inside Furbish Studio.

Lissa Gotwals