Scott Huler

Huler is the senior staff writer at Duke magazine and a Piedmont Laureate Emeritus. He has written for such newspapers as the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Los Angeles Times and magazines including Backpacker, Fortune, and Child. His award-winning radio work has been heard on "All Things Considered" and "Day to Day" on National Public Radio and on "Marketplace" and "Splendid Table" on American Public Media, and he sometimes serves as guest host on "The State of Things" on WUNC-FM. He is the author of six books, most recently On the Grid.


T. Gilbert Pearson, the Man Who Loved the Birds

More than a century ago, T. Gilbert Pearson worked tirelessly to save the birds of North Carolina and the world. His legacy persists today, along with the park he created for them.


City Portrait: Raleigh

To understand our capital city, get to know it at sidewalk level: The story of Raleigh unfolds on its streets.


Pucker Up: The Story of Seersucker

One author wonders when he’s qualified to legitimately sport seersucker, and take the plunge into the South’s favorite cool, calm, collected — and rumpled — stripes. (Hint: You don’t need a straw boater or croquet mallet.)


Tunnel Vision: Blue Ridge Parkway

It’s a quintessential part of the western North Carolina experience: driving through one of our 25 Blue Ridge Parkway tunnels. But if you’ve only thought about what you’ll see when you get to the other side, well, you’re missing something.


The Man and Plan Behind
Research Triangle Park

Archie Davis, who helped found the Research Triangle Park, recognized in North Carolinians a desire to learn, to look ahead, to lead. Today, his vision continues to guide our world-famous research park.