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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...

Triangle Chefs Will Compete in The NCRLA Chef Showdown Competition in Charlotte

No one person from the Triangle has ever brought home the coveted titles of Chef of the Year, Pastry Chef of the Year or Mixologist of the Year, but maybe this is the year and third time's the charm? In 2016, Tim VanBeek of Durham's Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club won People’s Choice Mixologist. Nobody else since has gotten their hands on any of the coveted titles. This is the first time the main NCRLA Chef Showdown event...

The Triangle’s First Year-Round Indoor “Public Market” Launches in Chapel Hill

There really is no shortage of popular mobile food purveyors in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill "Triangle area" such as food trucks and on-the-go mobile vendors, but another food movement that has been taking off as of late revolves around a new kind of convenience for customers: the food market or food hall. This brand new business model allows multiple different vendors to create and offer their delicious creations under one roof. Food markets have been on the horizon for some time in...

5 Companies In The Triangle Using Video Marketing to Elevate Their Brand

In this day and age, more and more businesses are using video content to promote their services and tell a story about what they can do for their audience. With so many videos out there, your video production needs to be excellent if it’s going to stand out from all the rest. So, if you are looking to up your marketing game... We have good news -- Blueforest Studios, a local Raleigh based video production & marketing company selected some...

Stars of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Offering Free “Real Estate Elevated” Education Program in Raleigh + Chapel Hill

Real Estate experts & big time flippers Tarek & Christina’s live real estate educational program will be holding a couple of FREE sessions come early May in NC. Real Estate Elevated preview events are primarily a house flipping and real estate investing educational program. Having previously made “every mistake in the book” as they learned to flip homes, Tarek and Christina El Moussa decided that sharing the knowledge that they had learned over the years could prevent others from going...

Most Trendy & Sophisticated Fine Dining Restaurants in Durham & Chapel Hill

Sometimes you just need a “next level” experience when dining out. Maybe you just got a bonus or a promotion, and you want to splurge just because you can, right? Whether you are looking to celebrate, impress a date or a business client, there are many restaurants in Durham and Chapel Hill that do fine dining like no other place. Check out this list of the top seven most trendy, sophisticated fine dining restaurants in the entire Durham and Chapel...

Most Popular Local Farm-to-Table Restaurants in Durham & Chapel Hill

People living in Durham and Chapel Hill take healthy eating seriously and love to support the local farming community as much as possible. The farm-to-table food movement has been incredibly successful here, and that is reflected in the restaurant selection. Farm-to-table, also known as farm-to-fork, refers to the process your food takes to get from the farm to your plate. The shorter the distance, always the better! There are many farms in and around Durham and Orange Counties, and we...

Best Asian Restaurants in All of Durham & Chapel Hill – 10+ Must-Visit Local Spots!

Asian cuisine has always been extremely popular in The Triangle area. There are so many great Asian restaurants to choose from especially in Durham and Chapel Hill. Whether you prefer Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Korean, Mongolian, or Thai food... There’s a pretty good mix of authentic & old-school restaurants, traditional affordable joints, along with high-end trendy and modern, fusion options. If you are craving Asian food one night, the number of choices can sometimes be overwhelming but fear not...

Chapel Hill’s Most Highly Acclaimed & Famous Local Restaurants

Though Chapel Hill is mostly known for its prestigious university (Go Heels!) and its many winning college sports teams, it is also quickly becoming known as a foodie town all over the country. With so many people moving to Chapel Hill and the surrounding areas for school and career opportunities, it’s no wonder the restaurant scene has exploded over the years! Of course, there are a few standout restaurants that make Chapel Hill a can't miss destination for foodie...

Durham & Chapel Hill’s Local Craft Beer Scene Rocks

There are plenty of bottle shops and traditional beer bars in Durham and Chapel Hill to please just about any beer aficionado. Durham is even home to the annual World Beer Festival! But what really makes Durham and Chapel Hill’s beer scene uniquely popular are the craft breweries. Sure, there are plenty of guided beer tours offered, but why not create your own? Check out this list of the most popular breweries in all of Durham and Chapel Hill that...

Hottest New Restaurants That Recently Opened in Durham & Chapel Hill

Foodies of The Triangle are always hungry for new restaurants! Fortunately, there are new restaurants popping up all the time, especially in Durham & Chapel Hill. It seems like there are new spots to try out, everywhere you look, as brand new commercial developments of mixed-use projects or re-development of existing properties are booming and going up quick! Just as one space gets finished and opens its doors for business officially, another one not so far away begins its...

Famous & Highly Celebrated Local Chefs/Restaurateurs in Durham & Chapel Hill

Both Durham and Chapel Hill have solidly established themselves as foodie destinations over the past decade. These cities are home to incredible restaurants of all kinds! Naturally so, Durham and Chapel Hill have attracted talented chefs from all over the country to make their mark on these popular destinations that are renowned for being open-minded and diverse. These few chefs we spotlight are celebrated and revered locally, in addition to having been acknowledged nationally for their creativity and continued...

The Best Outdoor Dining Spots in Chapel Hill

Here in Chapel Hill, we are fortunate enough to have mild weather for most days of the year. The summers might get a little hot occasionally when temps hover in the 90s during the day, but on most afternoons or evenings, it’s comfortable enough to dine on the outdoor patio or the deck at one of Chapel Hill’s many dining establishments. Here are the top seven best outdoor dining options in Chapel Hill which are definitely worth checking out when...

Top 10 Best Sports Bars in Chapel Hill – On Game Night, Be There!

Chapel Hill bleeds Carolina Blue all day every day! We love to see Tar Heels in action on the football stadium and especially on the basketball court. Watching the home teams win is pretty awesome in person, but if you can’t be there for one reason or another, the next best thing is cheering on the team with fellow Tar Heels fans at a local restaurant or sports bar which has the game on TV. Check out these top ten...

The 7 Best Coffee Shops & Cafes in Chapel Hill Worth A Visit

Chapel Hill is known for being a chill college town (home to UNC) but everyone needs an escape every now and then. A coffee shop or a local cafe is a perfect respite from a hard day at work or at school. You can rest for a bit and recharge with your favorite caffeinated beverage or yummy pastry! A quiet, cozy spot at a local coffee shop can also inspire you to finally finish that term paper or get...

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...

A Closer Look: Five Takeaways From UNC’s Dismal 2017 Football Season

If you are trying to find something positive in North Carolina’s 3–9 football season, at least the Tar Heels won’t lose a bowl game for the fourth consecutive year. Yes, that is straining for positives, particularly when you consider that the season finale at a packed Carter Finley Stadium VS. N.C. State was like a bowl game, and that didn’t end that well for UNC with a 33–21 beat-down type of a loss. The defeat to the Wolfpack ended like...

Five Bold Predictions For The 2017-2018 UNC Men’s Basketball Team

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There’s a reason that no NCAA champion has repeated since Florida’s second title in 2007. But there is a reason to believe that North Carolina has a chance, despite the long odds to come out on top. The Tar Heels face significant challenges those Gators — who returned every starter — didn’t face. How will they replace the rebounding punch from departed big men Kennedy Meeks, Isaiah Hicks and Tony Bradley? Can they compensate for the versatility lost when ACC...

Seven Must-Have Apps For Raleigh – Durham Foodies

So you swear you are a foodie? If so, then you absolutely must-have these five apps that are most extensively used in the Raleigh - Durham area by food lovers such as yourself. With the help of technology, you can easily score a free appetizer or drink just by checking in, even enjoy getting free meals at some restaurants during special occasions, always score an awesome deal that is hard to beat or simply discover delightful new restaurant recommendations from...

First Look: Briar Chapel in Chapel Hill — Sustainable & Green Community

Briar Chapel located in Chapel Hill is one of the most popular master planned communities in the Raleigh - Durham region, well known for its sustainable green living and an amenity-rich lifestyle focused on a healthier way of life. The very nature of the place was the inspiration for the community. From the beginning, the Briar Chapel community was designed as a place in harmony with nature. The builders preserved approximately 900 acres of open space, slopes and streambeds, and thousands...

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Food Town: Durham, NC — Brand New TV Documentary is Worth Watching

The newly released food-focused documentary goes behind the scenes through lunch rush and nightcaps, from midnight bakery shifts to 7 am seafood deliveries, as Durham chefs hustle through the pulse of a dynamic restaurant scene. Charting 24 hours in the life of some of the bull city's best local chefs and tastemakers, Food Town:...