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5 Great Local Spots With Rooftops To Enjoy Your Next Brunch Outdoors

It took a little longer this year, but winter coats have finally been sloughed off and replaced with a comforting breeze blowing the green, leafy tree branches to welcome in warmer months. On a most ideal of weekend days, there is nothing quite like basking in the sun and enjoying brunch, a favorite of...

Raleigh’s Craft Beer Scene is Booming & Worth Checking Out

There are over 25 craft breweries in the Raleigh area and every year seems to bring new players to the local craft beer scene. In 2017, the Raleigh brewing community welcomed Brewery Bhavana and Brice Brewing! Raleigh brewers have access to fresh local ingredients and, most importantly, a close-knit community that’s passionate about beer...

Take Your Crew Out for Brunch on a Budget in Raleigh or Durham

Many times, a social gathering for new friends and old usually consists of either drinks out one evening, or a meal shared on the weekend when life has (hopefully) slowed down a little. One of the more leisurely meals to suit most occasions is, of course, brunch. With such a busy social life, those...

10 Coolest Places to Socialize & Meet New People @ Downtown Raleigh Area

Do you have a large group of friends or are you looking for a space that’s conducive to meeting new ones? These 10 Downtown Raleigh spots are open, friendly and include activities and events to suit any taste. Time to get out, socialize and maybe even make a few new friends! Crank Arm Brewery Crank Arm Brewery...

A Few of Raleigh’s Most Popular & Iconic Video/Photography Spots

If you call the City of Oaks home, you know it isn’t short on scenic spots that look great in pictures and videos! However, if you’re shooting film for your local business, not just anywhere will do in Raleigh. You’ll want to make sure that the location you choose is easily recognizable and unique...

Foodie Adventure Around The World @ The Newly Opened Buku in Wake Forest

The team at Buku is bringing their global street food concept to a whole new audience in Wake Forest! Why Wake Forest? Co-owner Todd Ohle lives in the charming and fast-growing town of Wake Forest and felt the Northernmost Wake County area was in need of a new restaurant concept. There’s certainly no other...

Best Downtown Raleigh Restaurants Open Late

It’s Saturday night, and you have been partying hard with your crew in Downtown Raleigh. Suddenly, you realize it’s past midnight, and you are STARVING! Though many restaurants in the area close its kitchens around 10pm or midnight, have no fear... These Downtown Raleigh spots stay open past midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, some even...

Best Spots to Enjoy an Amazing Breakfast/Brunch in Downtown Raleigh

What’s the best way to cure a hangover after an awesome night in Downtown Raleigh? A big breakfast! Or, brunch, if you got up a little later on Sunday. We totally get it! Whether you are looking for a classic “eggs and bacon” breakfast, or something more eclectic, Downtown Raleigh has it. Here are a...

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...

Raleigh’s Best Food Trucks & Where To Find Them!

The local obsession with Food Trucks in the Raleigh area primarily started just a few years ago and has been exploding in popularity ever since. Each and every year, it seems there are new food trucks setting up shop in the city and introducing us to unique international cuisines and hard-to-find delicacies. There are...

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...

Thrive Festival Showcases Local Food Scene & Importance of NC Culture

The goal of the inaugural Thrive NC event was to bring the community together through food, culture, and community. The event featured a 2-day festival featuring food and drink samples, cooking demonstrations by the area’s most popular chefs, and live music by well-established local musicians. Though the true draw was definitely the foodie festival,...

Small New Brewing Company Hoping To Make It Big In Raleigh’s Craft Beer Scene

The soon-to-open Funguys brewery, a joint venture between three young beer enthusiasts, will be located just outside of Downtown Raleigh and off Capital Blvd / Wake Forest Rd. The area just east of Five Points and North of Mordecai has been solidly established as a "Craft Brewing District" and major beer destination with many...

Downtown Raleigh’s Startup Scene

In recent years, Raleigh has won numerous awards and accolades for its business-friendly environment. The city has consistently ranked highly nationally as a hot spot for tech startups outside of Silicon Valley, and it certainly lives up to the title with hundreds of local Raleigh based startups working on changing the world. With its...

Best Coffee Shops & Cafes in Durham

Durham is one busy city with everything that its got going on. Students, entrepreneurs, and many types of employees are always on the move all over the city. On any given day in a Durham coffee shop, you’ll mostly find students studying, as well as many young professionals meeting to discuss exciting projects or...

New Pizza Food Truck Debuting in Raleigh – Enjoy Italian “Pizza-in-a-Cone” On The Go…

Kono Pizza will be officially launching in Raleigh this weekend. The authentic Italian mobile food truck will be the first of its kind in North Carolina, offering a menu of creative Pizza cones for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and of course dessert. The fun & unique menu at Kono includes over a dozen of the most popular...

Durham’s Best Restaurants & Cafe’s For Outdoor Dining Year-Round

Sometimes you just need some fresh air! The food just tastes so much better, and the local craft beer tastes fresher when you are able to enjoy it outdoors. Here in Durham, we are fortunate to have mild weather for most of the year. Sure, there are times during the summer when the blazing...

Wake Forest Based Rapper NANCE Ready To Drop His Debut Album

Christian Nance, better known as just "NANCE" to thousands of his Raleigh area fans and many more virtual admirers, is an up-and-coming local rapper from Wake Forest, NC that has been putting out music for a while now primarily through social media. The name of the highly anticipated new studio album is "No Excuses," and...

Raleigh’s Most Popular & Famous Local Chefs

Raleigh has all of the hallmarks of a foodie city - a diverse population, an amazing array of restaurants featuring cuisine from all over the world, and nationally-recognized famous chefs that make it all happen! Raleigh’s amazing class of local rock-star chefs come from all over the world and include James Beard winners and nominees....

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 &...