About Wake Living Magazine

About Wake Living Magazine

Our founder, owner and publisher, Stuart Weiss, moved to Raleigh in 1994 with a background in publishing already in place. As the former owner of TravelHost, Magazine in Boulder, Colorado, he started TravelHost of the Triangle when a graphic designer came to him with the idea for a magazine that would focus on the neighborhoods and community lifestyle of Wakefield Plantation in North Raleigh. In 2000, Wakefield Plantation Magazine was born. It was also during this time that Stuart launched Luxury Homes of the Triangle, Triad Magazine and 15-501 Magazine.

In 2003, in an effort to expand Wakefield Plantation Magazine’s distribution and reach, it was rebranded to a quarterly publication called Wakefield Living. With the ultimate goal of expanding distribution throughout all the towns of Wake County, from A to Z—Apex to Zebulon—Wake Living Magazine was launched in 2005, and is now the longest-running lifestyle magazine in the area.

We feel what sets Wake Living Magazine apart is our widespread distribution to all Wake County communities, along with a strong commitment to high-quality editorial. Our editor, Erica Hinton, has written for numerous publications, including the News & Observer, Triangle Business Journal—and even as a freelancer for Wake Living earlier in her career. As a Raleigh native, she keeps her finger on the pulse of what’s going on in Wake County and aims to bring you the very best of the best.

Along with the rest of Wake Living’s team, our goal is to create a magazine that highlights every aspect of Wake County—from its people and communities to all the diverse things they enjoy—dining, culture, entertainment, home interiors, real estate, education, health and more.

The Wake Living Magazine Team

Stuart Weiss


Gary Balser

Associate Publisher

Erica Hinton


Katie Severa

Katie Severa

Creative Director

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