Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Summer 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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Wake Forest 27587 Magazine | Summer 2019 3 CONTENTS Summer 2019 DROP IN ON "THE CHRONICLES OF WAKE FOREST" ON PAGE 82! Regular Features 6 Letters Readers share their thoughts. 8 Rewind People and history. 12 How About That! Quick, sometimes quirky reads. 68 By the Numbers •e stats tell a story. 70 Birder's Guide Feathered friends of •e Piedmont. 72 Events •ings are happening. 75 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. 8 Rewind Tiny Broadwick, the Oxford-born and Henderson-raised aviation pioneer who became the Šrst woman to parachute from an airplane. 28 Portrait of an Artist Meet Tony Alderman, an artist drawn to a little Šshing village named Varnamtown, where his depictions of a fading way of life are reborn on canvas. 33 Books for the Beach It's summer and that means it's time for our annual rundown of beach reads by authors from our corner of North Caroiina. 36 This Classic Place When Notre Dame was scarred in a horriŠc blaze, the world was reminded of the preciousness of its great cathedrals. •ere is one in our very midst: Duke Chapel. COVER ILLUSTRATION BY PHILIP M. READ JR. 47 Field Trip We go to 27576, Selma, where a young Myrtle •ompson got her wings, leading to a spot in 1961 as one of the elite "Mercury 13" female astronaut trainees. 61 Picture This Award-winning photographer, Bob Karp snaps away as moviegoers stretch out before the big screen at the Raleigh Road Outdoor •eatre. Cover Story Rockin' with a touch of gray S Once a rock star, always a rock star. But, hey, you have to make a living. It's the 50th anniversary of the Summer of '69, and these N.C. rockers — think Nantucket and •e Connells for starters — are still at it, albeit with a day job thrown in. Page 14

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