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Some of The Most Delicious & Instagrammable Cupcake Shops in Raleigh

Everyone loves a delectable treat, right! And Raleigh has many decadent bakeries, cupcake and dessert shops that cater both to the sweet tooth and visual eye. So, whether you are heading out to work and just need a little something sweet to complement your cup of coffee, breaking away for an afternoon confection, or trying to find “the go-to place” to grab a late night pastry, consider one of these heavenly cupcake spots in Raleigh that will not disappoint. We...

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,...

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...

New Asian Fusion Restaurant Open For Business in North Hills – CO’s 7th Location

Located on the ground floor of the recently opened AC Hotel in North Hills, is CO - Raleigh’s newest, hippest Asian fusion restaurant! This is the 7th CO location to open since its initial founding in Charleston, SC in 2012. With its sleek, modern furnishings and upscale vibe, CO fits right in here in North Hills. CO features a variety of Southeast Asian dishes, with a focus on Vietnamese cuisine. Its impressive menu includes dumplings, pho, bahn mi, noodle...

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 other well-known local brewing companies who have set up operations near-by, including Big Boss, Lynnwood, Sub Noir, Clouds, Nicklepoint, and Neuse River just to name...

Real Estate Millionaire & Star of BRAVO’s “Million Dollar Listing” Sending Team to NC

Josh Altman's team will be in The Triangle area for a couple of days next week, holding free "Flip for Life" events in Raleigh & Durham. The Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles TV star went from being broke to $1,000,000 in sales per day, thanks to a partnership with his brother. Together they built a real estate business that has sold more than $3 billion in properties to date. Registration for the events is free via Eventbrite.com. The website mentions that there...

Modern & Trendy Southeast Asian Restaurant “CO” Opening Soon in Raleigh

The eagerly anticipated CO Asian fusion restaurant which announced that it was coming to The Triangle in early 2017, will be finally opening in a couple of weeks at the new AC Hotel in Raleigh's bustling North Hills area! Starting sometime in March, guests will be able to enjoy a modern take on traditional Southeast Asian & Vietnamese cuisine. The menu will feature lunch & dinner options such as pho, banh mi, sushi, broth noodles, dumplings, shareable small plates, wok noodles...

Most Highly Anticipated New Restaurants – Coming Soon to Raleigh in 2018

The Raleigh restaurant scene is constantly evolving. Sure, every year it seems that we lose a few favorites here and there, but there are always new foodie adventures to look forward to, and 2018 is no exception. Localvores will be thrilled to learn that some of the best local chefs and largest restaurant groups have been staying busy behind the scenes, planning to open several cool new restaurants with fresh concepts in the coming year. Transplants that are missing regional...

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 now actually close to 100 local Raleigh based food trucks driving around! It was in 2015, in response to the growing popularity of food trucks and...

Best Rooftop Bars in Raleigh

One of the best perks of living in Raleigh is the fantastic weather. Sure, it gets a little hot in the summer, but for most of the year, we have mild weather and can enjoy outdoor activities. Rooftop bars allow us to enjoy sunny afternoons, summer nights and crisp fall evenings while enjoying adult beverages. We certainly love our rooftop bars in Raleigh! Here are a few of our favorites: The Raleigh Times The Raleigh Times is a very popular beer bar...

Shop Local at Some of Raleigh’s Unique Farmers’ Markets

North Carolina’s climate is fantastic for farming, and it’s a huge part of our state identity. NC State University is well-known for its agriculture department. North Carolinians proudly purchase and consume produce grown right here at home. While the NC State Farmer’s Market is the most obvious location to get your fresh fruits, veggies, and meats, there are also smaller, unique local farmer’s markets throughout Raleigh. These markets may be a bit smaller, but offer many of the same products...

North Hills is The Place to Be — Live, Work, Shop, Dine and Play!

Young professionals and families alike flock to the North Hills area to do it all - live, work, shop, dine and play. Pay a visit to North Hills on any given day, and you will certainly see why it is such a perfect destination. Everything you could possibly need - food, shopping, entertainment - is within a walkable distance. Want to join the many residents already enjoying the North Hills life? Check out this quick guide: Living in North Hills There are...

Visiting North Hills – What to See and Do on Your Day Trip

North Hills is known for its many elegant boutiques, spas, and restaurants, so it’s a fantastic destination for a deluxe day trip! The area is located right off of the Beltline (I-440) and is easily accessible from many parts of the Triangle. Go on your own or gather a few of your best friends together and indulge in a luxurious day of pampering, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Here’s our guide to planning the perfect North Hills Day Trip: Shopping In North Hills,...

Fun & Exciting Annual Events in North Hills

With all of its restaurants and boutiques, North Hills is a bevy of activity pretty much on any given day of the year. The area also plays host to many annual events where you’ll see North Hills residents and visitors alike enjoying music, food, drinks, and camaraderie! Many North Hills events are free and family friendly as well. Be sure to put these six North Hills annual events on your calendar for the upcoming year: Midtown Farmers Market From early April through...

Ready For a Date Night in North Hills?

Schedules are cleared. You booked your babysitter. You and your significant other FINALLY have time for a date night at North Hills... Yay!! North Hills really is the perfect spot for a date night in Raleigh because it has it all - fun activities, romantic restaurants, and even a 4-star hotel for an overnight date if you are simply not ready for your amazing evening to end. Here is our guide for planning the perfect North Hills Date Night: Activities North Hills...

North Hills Apartments: Top Choice For The Young Professionals

With so many shops, restaurants, bars and events, it is no wonder that many young professionals and millennials make North Hills their home. Its close proximity to the Beltline makes commuting easy. There’s even a Harris Teeter nearby, which provides an awesome selection of grocery items, living essentials, and prepared foods. If you aspire to join the many young professionals living in North Hills, there are plenty of luxury and modern rental communities to choose from. Check out this list...

North Hills: The Ultimate Local Boutique Shopping Destination in Raleigh

North Hills is home to dozens of locally owned boutiques that feature everything from clothing to books to toys to treats. It is the ultimate shopping destination in Raleigh, which means it is especially abuzz during the holiday season. You will find a boutique for just about any style or gift in North Hills. Here are a few of the most popular North Hills boutiques you gotta check out: Cameron Clothing Cameron Clothing is known for its trademarked sportswear collection and its...

Best North Hills Bars for Drinks & Cocktails

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When it comes to drinks and cocktails, North Hills offers so many unique, upscale options. Whether you enjoy a gentle breeze while imbibing a cosmo on a rooftop or the cozy feel of a French bistro while you sip on a Vieux Carre, North Hills has a place for you. These six North Hills bars will undoubtedly add a touch of class to any gathering! Level7 Enjoy cocktails AND a fantastic view at Level7! This rooftop lounge is located on the 7th...

North Hills is Home to Some of The Best Upscale & Fine Dining Options in Raleigh

North Hills offers quite a few upscale dining options if you are looking to impress that special someone or celebrate a milestone. Whether you want a great steak or a romantic Italian dinner, North Hills has it! Get dressed up and be prepared to open your wallet for these top upscale dining restaurants in North Hills Raleigh. We promise it will be worth every penny! Below are five of our favorite upscale and fine dining options located in North Hills... The...

Best North Hills Restaurants for a Business Lunch / Meeting

When you are hosting a must-impress client or have an important business matter to address, it’s imperative to select a restaurant with the proper ambiance. Typically, a quiet space is needed so you can discuss business matters without interruptions. Private dining options are also ideal for business lunches that involve large groups. The food should also be top notch - as a fantastic meal will seal the deal! These North Hills restaurants are ideal for your next important business lunch: Midtown...

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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...