Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Winter 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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CONTENTS Winter 2019 STICK YOUR NECK OUT IN "THE CHRONICLES OF WAKE FOREST" ON PAGE 82! 36 Portrait of an Artist Meet Philip M. Read Jr., taught by the masters of cartooning and now the in-house illustrator of this publication. ose classy cover illustrations? ey're his. 40 Tales of the Tags III We take another look at North Carolina vanity plates and find one that has a fascinating link to the history of an iconic company mascot. COVER ILLUSTRATION BY PHILIP M. READ JR. Regular Features 6 Letters Readers share their thoughts. 8 Rewind People and history. 12 How About That! Quick, sometimes quirky reads. 67 By the Numbers e stats tell a story. 70 Birder's Guide Feathered friends of e Piedmont. 72 Events ings are happening. 74 The WF Metro Items and places of interest. 78 The Hunger Game Grab a quick bite or a full meal. 80 Storefronts Find that special something. 44 This Classic Place Her name is "Oakforest," and her lineage extends to at least 1807, and, oh, what stories she has to tell. 54 Field Trip We go to 27607, Hillsborough Street and environs, epicenter of NC State's "Wolfpack Nation" and a resurgent urban slice of the state capital. 62 Picture This We go for a look-see of the "Inside Out," peering not into but out of store windows and the like for a different perspective on the world passing by. 8 Rewind Giddy up, cowboy! ese matinee western aficionados of the B-movie era aren't ready to ride off into the sunset just yet. Cover Story Chapter & Verse S We venture into "the stacks," those bastions of literature and, more recently, technological innovation amid a building boom for libraries in this region of fast-growing North Carolina. Plus, a look at librarians in film. Page 18 Wake Forest 27587 Magazine | Winter 2019 3

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