Raleigh Magazine Tackles North Carolina Coastal Quandry

Gale-force winds and pounding waves aren’t the only elements lashing at North Carolina’s 326 miles of critical coastline. A political and economic storm is brewing that that could prove a greater threat to the health and prosperity of NC beaches than severe erosion if a consensus... - May 22, 2009

Cheshire Times Two: The Oscars & "The International"

On the pages of Raleigh Metro Magazine - and on his blog accessed through Metro’s website (www.metronc.com) – acclaimed film critic Godfrey Cheshire tackles the agendas and other factors that influence Oscar nominations and winners, with additional comments on “the first 2009... - February 17, 2009

Trouble Brewing in Chapel Hill

The village of Chapel Hill, the charming town that hosts the nation’s first state university, has worked diligently to withstand the growth generated by its role as one of the three sister cities in the burgeoning Research Triangle region of North Carolina. But is there trouble in... - February 03, 2009

Raleigh Metro Magazine Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Series on Regional Cities

To celebrate its tenth year of publishing during 2009, Raleigh Metro Magazine has launched a five-month, in-depth exploration of the cities, towns and coastal communities that comprise its readership reach: their history; where they are today, and what they’re poised to become by the Year... - January 16, 2009

Magazine's Annual Education Report Reveals Anti-Literary Epidemic

Educating potential gang members, an anti-literary epidemic, “real education,” and college prep scams are only three of the subjects covered in Raleigh Metro Magazine’s annual Education Report, on newsstands now in the November edition. Senior writer Liza Roberts celebrates the... - November 21, 2008

"Cheshire On Film" Now Available Online

Admitting that James Bond was "among my first cinematic obsessions," world renowned critic Godfrey Cheshire gives the newest 007 film "Quantum of Solace" a mere "six" on a scale of one to 10 in his first film column for Raleigh Metro Magazine, available online now at... - November 20, 2008

Acclaimed Film Critic, Filmmaker Godfrey Cheshire Joins Raleigh Metro Magazine

Godfrey Cheshire, the Raleigh-born New York City-based film critic – and writer and director of the critically acclaimed documentary film Moving Midway - will join Raleigh’s Metro Magazine beginning with the November 2008 edition. Cheshire will write a monthly essay for Metro and... - October 03, 2008

Duke's Tisch Brain Tumor Center to Receive Proceeds from Third Mannequin Ball

The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center in Durham will be one of the beneficiaries of the proceeds from this year’s Mannequin Ball, a fashion and fine art gala to be held in the new Convention Center in downtown Raleigh in November, sponsored by Raleigh... - June 26, 2008

Third Mannequin Ball to Feature Fashion, Glamour and the Fabulous Puppini Sisters

From London via New York City, the hottest and hippest retro-glam singers on the scene today – The Puppini Sisters, currently on tour with Cyndi Lauper - will make their Southern debut as headliners for “A Twist of the Big Apple,” the theme for the Third Mannequin Ball set for... - May 29, 2008

British Intelligence Magazine Praises Raleigh Spy Conference

Eye Spy, Great Britain’s leading intelligence publication, praises the 5th Annual Raleigh Spy Conference in its current issue, calling it “an unprecedented, bold effort” to dispel CIA myths and inform a lay audience about the intelligence community. The two-page spread, entitled... - May 24, 2008

Tick Borne Disease Warning for North Carolina

Tick borne diseases are on the rise in North Carolina, with many incidences of infection unreported to state health authorities, making it difficult to measure the severity of cases, according to a report by Anthony Vecchione in the May 2008 issue of Raleigh Metro Magazine. “What is known by... - May 14, 2008

Duke Lacrosse Father Remembers

Kevin Finnerty, father of Duke lacrosse player Collin Finnerty -- one of the three boys exonerated after false charges were dropped in the high profile case by North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper -- remembers April last year when his son and family were reeling under the false allegations... - April 16, 2008

Controversy, Electic Content Characterize March Edition of Raleigh Metro Magazine

In the March issue of Metro Magazine, candidates for governor discuss coastal issues with columnist and former UNC-Wilmington chancellor Jim Leutze; former UNC women soccer players defend coach Anson Dorrance; Southern author John Shelton Reed begs Metro readers to vote for the best barbecue; and... - March 03, 2008

Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius to Present Keynote Address at Fifth Annual Raleigh Spy Conference

David Ignatius, Washington Post columnist and former Moscow bureau chief will deliver the keynote address at the fifth annual Raleigh Spy Conference (www.raleighspyconference.com) to be held in downtown Raleigh March 26-28. Ignatius is also the author of espionage fiction applauded by the... - February 22, 2008

Spy Conference to Present Tragic Story of an American Double Agent

Double agents are a staple of classic counterintelligence offensive operations. Having an intelligence service believe that it has successfully recruited a spy within the ranks of its targeted adversary allows the controlling service to manipulate the double agent in support of a myriad of... - February 16, 2008

Carolinas ASID Design Showhouse Selects Metro Magazine for Program Sponsor

The Woman’s Club of Raleigh and the Carolinas Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) have chosen Metro Magazine (www.metronc.com) as the Program Sponsor for the 2008 Designer Showhouse scheduled for May 10 through June 1. The event will showcase two state-of-the art... - February 15, 2008

Editor Now Supports New Transit Plan for Raleigh and Research Triangle Region

Long a foe of the Triangle Transit Authority plan for rail transit in the Triangle region of North Carolina , Bernie Reeves, editor and publisher of Raleigh Metro Magazine, has come out in support of the concept announced by the newly established Special Transit Advisory Committee that calls for a... - February 09, 2008

NC Candidates Quizzed on Coastal Issues

...and Metro Music editor has exclusive interview with singer/songwriter Tift Merrit. - February 06, 2008

CIA's Unsolved Mysteries: the Nosenko Case, Double Agents & Angleton's Wilderness of Mirrors

CIA's Unsolved Mysteries: the Nosenko Case, Double Agents & Angleton's Wilderness of Mirrors

“Wilderness of Mirrors” is the theme for the fifth annual Raleigh Spy Conference, an internationally acclaimed event that draws top experts in the field of intelligence to Raleigh each year. The 2008 conference will be held March 26-28 at the North Carolina Museum of History in downtown... - January 11, 2008

Raleigh Magazine Publisher & TV New Anchor Co-Sponsor "A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from King's College" Christmas Eve on 89.7 WCPE-FM Radio

For several years, Raleigh Metro Magazine editor and publisher Bernie Reeves has underwritten the live broadcast of “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from King’s College” on public radio. When WUNC-FM dropped its broadcast of the service, Reeves helped arrange for its airing... - December 12, 2007

Last Media Audit Report: Raleigh's Metro Magazine Dominates High-End Demographics in North Carolina's Raleigh-Durham-Research Triangle Market

The latest Media Audit for North Carolina’s educated and affluent Raleigh-Durham-Research Triangle region reports that Metro Magazine dominates the high-end demographic spectrum of the market. The report uses a multimedia, qualitative audience survey covering over 450 target items for each... - December 09, 2007

Raleigh Magazine Column Catches CIA's Attention

Sometimes it’s good to be on the CIA’s radar. A recent column by Bernie Reeves, editor and publisher of Raleigh’s Metro Magazine and founder of the annual Raleigh Spy Conference (www.raleighspyconference), not only captured the Central Intelligence Agency’s attention, it... - November 23, 2007

"Rising Star of the East" Headlines Metro Magazine's November Line-up

East Carolina University’s 100th anniversary inspired Raleigh’s Metro Magazine to lead this month’s edition with an in-depth look at the impact the “rising star of the East” is having in the state and nation. ECU’s medical advancements – including a new... - November 08, 2007

Timely Gift Idea "Spied" at Metro Magazine

As the holiday gift-giving season cranks into gear, Raleigh’s Metro Magazine is suggesting a gift idea to make even Jack Bauer’s eyes light up: espionage. Metro editor and publisher Bernie Reeves founded the successful Raleigh Spy Conference in 2005. He believes tickets to the 2008... - October 31, 2007

On Newsstands Now: Queen Elizabeth II Attends UNC-Maryland Football Game

The back-story behind this historic event headlines Raleigh Metro Magazine's October offerings. - October 06, 2007

Legendary NC Rock Band "Arrogance" to Play Metrobravo! Party Thursday, September 27

Arrogance, the original rock band once called “the fountainhead of North Carolina Music (News & Observer) and who Gaff Music says “paved the way for just about every successful ‘80s and ‘90s rock act south of the Mason-Dixon” will come together again to entertain... - September 27, 2007

Southern Magazine Editor Ponders Bin Laden's Flat Tax Proposal

Editor and publisher Bernie Reeves offers an opinion of the ins and outs of Osama Bin Laden’s recent pitch to Americans to join international Islam to avoid high taxation at (http://www.metronc.com). Reeves, who writes the My Usual Charming Self column in the monthly Raleigh Metro Magazine,... - September 18, 2007

Clear Channel to Sponsor First Annual Metrobravo! "Best of" Awards Party September 27

Metro Magazine announces that Clear Channel Radio, a leading radio company focused on serving local communities across the U.S. with more than 110 million listeners, has signed on to sponsor the First Annual MetroBravo! Party, which will be held Thursday, September 27, beginning at 6 p.m. at the... - September 12, 2007

Reigning Miss North Carolina to Appear at First Annual MetroBravo! Party

Jessica Jacobs will join the fun at the event of the season. - September 08, 2007

Corporate Sponsors Line Up for Raleigh Metro Magazine's First Annual MetroBravo! Party

Fourteen corporate sponsors have signed on so far for Metro Magazine’s First Annual MetroBravo! Party to be held Thursday, September 27, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary. These corporate sponsors include: Time Warner Cable, Cool Cups & Stuff in Rocky Mount, The... - September 01, 2007

Coming in Raleigh Metro Magazine in September: Cheshire Times Two

Duke lacrosse defense attorney Joe Cheshire explains NC's Open Discover law while Joe VI produces surfing videos from Wrightsville Beach - August 30, 2007

Metro Magazine Announces the First Annual MetroBravo! Party

After eight years of presenting the popular “best of” MetroBravo! Awards, Raleigh-based Metro Magazine will bring together a selection of this year’s award recipients and their fans – and everyone who wants to meet and mingle with the winners – during the first annual... - August 03, 2007

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