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In Durham, 21C Museum Hotels Serves Up The Ultimate All-Inclusive Leisure Experience

In various parts of the country, there is a unique hospitality venture that incorporates hotel amenities, activities, and dining in one cohesive and artful experience. The 21c Museum Hotel properties allow a stay in a boutique hotel while contemporary art is just steps away -- and resides on multiple floors generally right below or above your hotel room. The concept is only enhanced further by a dining option with a dedicated chef and team that is hard to find anywhere...

Carolina Panthers Inconsistency Leaves Room To Grow In 2018

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A solid start to the 2018 NFL campaign places Carolina squarely in the hunt for a playoff spot in an incredibly competitive NFC South. After a good start in the pre-season and a few solid performances in the last two months vs. tough and in shape opponents, NFL futures show the Panthers as sleepers to win the Super Bowl in 2019, according to odds research from BeABettorBetter.com. A 6-3 record as of November 8, 2018, reveals plenty of room to...

Shark Tank Star’s Entrepreneur Training Program Comes to Triangle For First Time

Daymond John's Success Formula will be holding numerous training sessions throughout the Raleigh - Durham region as part of a national tour. The primary topics to be covered during the free upcoming 2.5 hour training events this week will include how to validate your business concept, moving towards your product launch with greater velocity, engaging with your potential customers and transforming them into buyers, learning how to “listen for the pivot” and having the right product at the right...

Thousands Expected at The First Ever Summer Daze Music Festival in North Hills

Tickets are selling fast for the first ever Summer Daze music festival, an all-day party in Raleigh. Attendees will have the opportunity to celebrate the summer with good vibes at Coastal Credit Union's Midtown Park in North Hills on Sat, Aug 18th from early afternoon into the evening. Experience one of Raleigh's best outdoor music venues with fun performances by the headliners -- Shwayze and Cisco Adler, who are celebrating their 10th annual summer tour. They will be hitting...

Relax in Style! Experience The Ultimate NC Staycation at Washington Duke Inn

If you are looking to add a touch of class to your next NC staycation by keeping it local, look no further than the prestigious Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club -- Durham's only resort-style luxurious destination. It offers large, comfortable, and inviting guest rooms and suites with fantastic views of its perfectly manicured golf course in the heart of the world famous Duke University campus. It’s also convenient to many of the City of Durham’s best spots for visitors, such...

XPA in Durham Offers Fun Interactive Activities For The Entire Family

Whether finding ways to occupy your kids’ time during the summer or cultivating a team-building opportunity for fellow staff, there is no shortage of activities for every skill level at Xtreme Park Adventures (XPA). From the newly-opened kid's gem mining zone, 26-obstacle ropes course and a couple escape rooms to the well-established paintball, airsoft and zipline, the place screams fun-filled day and really lets you get your hands a little dirty too. No need to drive far outside of...

JB Duke Hotel Staycation — Great Local Spot To Immerse in All Things Duke University

A much needed long weekend or a holiday rolls around and you want to take advantage of that extra day or two off from work to scratch your traveler’s itch. What if you could experience an excursion without the long travel time by car or airplane? I was introduced to the idea of a staycation, and the JB Duke Hotel proved that you can truly escape in your backyard. The JB Duke Hotel hosts 198 guestrooms and suites in the...

A Visit to a North Carolina FC Soccer Game in Cary is Fun For The Entire Family

It’s no secret that with the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ comes all the die-hard fans waking up at ungodly hours just to watch the internationally-played sport at its televised live play time, wherever it may be held. Known in Europe as “football,” soccer has professional and club leagues, which locally includes the North Carolina Football Club (NCFC). Formerly known as the RailHawks, the NC soccer team debuted its first game in 2007 in what is now the WakeMed Soccer Park...

It’s Game On! Raleigh Pro League Returns For a Fun & Exciting 2018 Tennis Season

Entering the 6th year, the 2018 Raleigh Pro League is gearing up for its best season yet. As the only professional prize money tennis league in the Triangle area, sports fans and tennis enthusiasts will be treated to the most fun and exciting tennis competition around. This year the team-oriented league has expanded to 6 teams with a good mix of returning and new players consisting of local tennis teaching professionals, former ATP tour, NCAA, and Davis Cup players,...

Fun Local Family Friendly Experiences in Wake Forest

As Triangle area towns continually develop, invest, and plan for more amenities to attract families, children, and multi-generational households, there is now more to do than ever before. So pack your car, get out of your comfort zone, try something new, and savor the moments with your family and loved ones this Summer. Below are some fun local family-friendly experiences in the charming town of Wake Forest, located immediately to the north of Raleigh. Renaissance Centre for the Arts Situated in the...

Rex Charity Golf Tournament Takes Over TPC Wakefield Plantation in North Raleigh

Returning for its 31st year, the Rex Hospital Open will be held from May 31 - June 3 this year at the TPC Wakefield Plantation Country Club. The fun and family-friendly professional golf tournament features golfers from the Web.com Tour and has raised close to $9 million for patients in need, right here in our community. Considered the "path to the pros" its players compete to earn their PGA Tour card and their enthusiasm for the game and the...

Ride a Historic Train in The Triangle + Explore Railroad History at New Hope Valley Railway

Families, train enthusiasts and others living in the Raleigh - Durham area looking for a fun and educational day-trip destination should check out the Triangle Train aka New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR). The all-volunteer, nonprofit railway’s 2018 season officially kicked off earlier this month and runs from April to December with many fun & awesome themed event rides. For more than 30 years now, New Hope Valley Railway, the Triangle’s Train, has offered excursion rides on vintage equipment pulled...

Two New Local Businesses Opening Soon in Downtown Wake Forest

In just a couple of months, there will be two new locally owned businesses opening their doors in the charming downtown area of Wake Forest also known as the White Street historic business district. Unwined on White, a wine lounge + yoga studio & the Tonic bar + social club will be opening late Spring. Expect a lot of social activities/fun events, live music, good times and of course can't forget the local beer, wine, etc. There is a...

Unique 24-hr Questival Race Happening in Durham

Popular outdoor gear brand Cotopaxi is bringing its 24-hour adventure race to Durham over the weekend. The Questival kicks off at the American Tobacco Campus, Diamond View Park. During the 24-hour adventure race, teams of 2 to 6 friends will compete for prizes, completing adventure challenges in categories like fitness, camping, service, and teamwork. Questival races - think The Amazing Race with a good social twist - are hosted in over 50 cities across the country. Cotopaxi creates outdoor products and experiences that...

Top Reasons to Visit Wake Forest & How To Have a Great Time

Nestled just minutes outside of North Raleigh and tucked quaintly between Durham to the west and Rolesville to the east, Wake Forest is a budding town to live in, shop and visit. With business, industry and residential life thriving daily, it makes perfect sense that this unique community offers a refreshing quality of life for its 40,000+ residents and many visitors. Conveniently located to the Triangle's first class universities, Atlantic Coast Conference athletics, Research Triangle Park, professional sporting teams including...

Visiting Downtown Cary: What To See & Do [Day-Trip Ideas]

Downtown Cary has grown so much over the recent years and now has a lot of offer in terms of art, fun activities, shopping, and of course plenty of food options. Recent additions such as the new downtown park and extensive renovations to the Cary Theater have quickly turned the formerly sleepy downtown area into a hub of activity for couples, families, and solitary explorers from all over The Triangle and beyond. A day-trip to Downtown Cary is the perfect...

Triangle Area is Home to 6 of North Carolina’s 31 Marathons in 2018

Wake County shares the title of "marathon capital of the state" with Guilford County over in The Piedmont Triad area. Both areas have four marathons this year after Wake owned a 6 – 4 edge last year. There still are six total Triangle area marathons, however, with the 2017 additions of the RDC Marathon in November in Durham and the Race Across Durham Trail Marathon in December. Wake County lost one of its most prominent marathons and appears to have...

Hey Runners! Here Are 5 of The Best Annual Races in Chapel Hill & Orange County Area

Whenever you decide to run a race in Chapel Hill, you should understand that there’s a good reason “hill” is part of the town’s name. Train for the hills ahead of your race or prepare to be overwhelmed by them in many cases. The same is true for the rest of Orange County's races and to a lesser extent in Carrboro. There are numerous 5K's over the course of the year that benefit UNC student groups and local Chapel Hill...

Marbles Kids Museum – Fun Downtown Raleigh Destination to Play & Discover

Marbles Kids Museum is an interactive children’s museum located in the heart of Downtown Raleigh. The museum features over 12 different interactive exhibits that are designed to be fun and educational at the same time. It is one of the most popular destinations for families with children in the state of North Carolina and has received national acclaim for its education through play programs and exhibits. Marbles Kids Museum delivers purposeful play in a big way. Children imagine, discover and...

Experience… “The Most Elegant, Immersive, Live Performance Venue in the Southeast”

The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts is the premier performing arts venue in all of Raleigh and one of the top in the entire Southeast. The center is well known for its outstanding venues and remarkable performances year-round. It hosts many events throughout the calendar year, including theater productions, symphonies, musicians, and speakers. The center has four concert and theater venues. They are the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, Meymandi Concert Hall, Fletcher Opera Theater, and Kennedy Theater. You will...

In Durham, 21C Museum Hotels Serves Up The Ultimate All-Inclusive Leisure Experience

In various parts of the country, there is a unique hospitality venture that incorporates hotel amenities, activities, and dining in one cohesive and artful experience. The 21c Museum Hotel properties allow a stay in a boutique hotel while contemporary art is just steps away -- and resides on multiple floors generally right below or above...
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