Oak City Hustle
Heather Leahwood

Heather Leahwood runs a news and entertainment online magazine called Candid Slice which is centered on unique perspectives and insights in the heart of the Triangle.

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It’s not often a person just wakes up one morning and starts living their dream. However, that’s exactly how Rodney Finch became Oak...

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Kim Hammer Bittersweet

Kim Hammer, owner of the popular dessert bar Bittersweet in downtown Raleigh, has a tattoo on her stomach: Always Hungry. “It’s written...

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Raleigh Renaissance Man / Napoleon Wright II

Raleigh is at a unique stage in its development as a city. We’re still small enough to have a closely-forged sense of community; however,...

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Hopscotch Hustler Greg Lowenhagen

When Greg Lowenhagen produced the first Hopscotch Music Festival back in 2010, he did more than send shockwaves of music across Raleigh. In...

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Gabe Eng-Goetz Reps Durm

Like a many-headed hydra, the Triangle is a strange blend of neighboring cities with very different personalities. Known for his wildly...

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The Animated Cave-Making Adventures of Sherry Di Filippo

Most caves take thousands of years to form, but Sherry Di Filippo crafted one in the middle of downtown Raleigh in less than three weeks....

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Ghosts & Bluegrass: The Art of Tim Lee

From the day of his birth, Tim Lee’s penchant for the bizarre and creative was foretold:  He and his two brothers were all born on the...

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Bersk Takes Flight with Midnight Anchor

Artist Mike Bersk has been arrested multiple times. The charge? Painting where his art wasn’t appreciated. “Some people,” he...

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MARCO? Raleigh Bike Polo.

When asked why she started Raleigh Bike Polo in 2012, Michelle Willcox’s response is simple: Because I wanted to play it. “No league...

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