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 isn’t... - May 22, 2009
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 movie... - February 17, 2009
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 paradise?
Raleigh... - February 03, 2009
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 2020.
The... - January 16, 2009
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 efforts... - November 21, 2008
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 www.metronc.com.
Cheshire,... - November 20, 2008
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 contribute... - October 03, 2008
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 Metro... - June 26, 2008
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 November... - May 29, 2008
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 “Myths... - May 24, 2008
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 state... - May 14, 2008
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 and... - April 16, 2008
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 the... - March 03, 2008
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 intelligence... - February 22, 2008
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 operational... - February 16, 2008
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 townhouses... - February 15, 2008
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 Raleigh-outward... - February 09, 2008
...and Metro Music editor has exclusive interview with singer/songwriter Tift Merrit. - February 06, 2008
“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 Raleigh.
Association... - January 11, 2008
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 on... - December 12, 2007
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 rated... - December 09, 2007
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 was... - November 23, 2007
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 Dental... - November 08, 2007
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 conference,... - October 31, 2007
The back-story behind this historic event headlines Raleigh Metro Magazine's October offerings. - October 06, 2007
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 the... - September 27, 2007
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, noticed... - September 18, 2007
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 Koka... - September 12, 2007
Jessica Jacobs will join the fun at the event of the season. - September 08, 2007
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 Franklin... - September 01, 2007
Duke lacrosse defense attorney Joe Cheshire explains NC's Open Discover law while Joe VI produces surfing videos from Wrightsville Beach - August 30, 2007
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 MetroBravo! - August 03, 2007