Whispers in the Wood

In Pitt County, a luthier’s handcrafted guitars are sometimes discolored or full of knots; some are shaped liked snakes or shotguns. Each instrument’s story starts with the wood used to make it. And while the past may have left its scars, beauty can be found in the sights and sounds of art.

Raleigh’s Enduring Hanukkah Tradition

The Handmade Hanukkah Market may be quiet this year, but the close-knit community of artisans at Temple Beth Or in Raleigh will not let a pandemic keep them down. Families will still be celebrating together, in their homes, remembering markets past — and hand-making goodies for the future.

Meet the Maker: R. Riveter

Made in NC: R. Riveter

R. Riveter creates more than just high quality handbags, which won first place in the Style category of Our State’s Made in NC Awards. It also creates jobs for military spouses all over the county.