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Guide to Hopscotch Music Festival 2019 in Raleigh, N.C.

When the Hopscotch Music Festival made its debut in 2010, downtown Raleigh was still at an early stage of its development. Downtown's Fayetteville St. main drag had only been in place for a few years at that point, and other music festivals like rapper J. Cole’s Dreamville and PNC presents Wide Open

Foodie News: Raleigh native returns with French bistro Jolie
Jolie Foie Gras ParfaitSean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on openings, closings and foodie events.
Scott Crawford's New Restaurant, Jolie, is Ready to Open

Scott Crawford—a five-time James Beard Foundation semifinalist for Best Chef: Southeast—has more than made his mark on Raleigh's booming food scene. A chic neighborhood eatery, Crawford and Son opened in the fall of 2016 in downtown Raleigh—it's since been named "restaurant of the year" by both

Scott Crawford's French bistro, Jolie, opens Friday in downtown Raleigh
Jolie VichyssoiseJolie, a much-anticipated restaurant from Chef Scott Crawford, opens Friday.
Super-Fun Group Activities to Tackle in Raleigh, N.C.

What’s more fun than visiting Raleigh N.C.? Visiting as part of a larger group! Here are eight fun activities and experiences, designed specifically for groups of all types and sizes, to add to your list of things to do while visiting the Raleigh area.

Drive Shack

Drive Shack—the interactive golf

Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys @ The PNC Arena Review by Sharon Chen Photos by Michael Macsuga I fell head over heels in love with the Backstreet Boys as a young kid in the mid-90s growing up in Charlotte, NC.  I’d always dreamed and fantasized about seeing them perform live in concert, but had never gotten the chance.... Read More ›
The Best Places to Shop in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.

The downtown Raleigh, N.C., shopping scene is quite the impressive one. With unique boutiques and stores galore, there is no shortage of adorable and affordable souvenirs, trendy and timeless clothing, funky and fancy gifts! Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone, a souvenir that

Drive Shack Opens August 23 in Raleigh, N.C.

Ready for some big entertainment news? A major new attraction is ready to swing into action in the City of Oaks!

Drive Shack—the interactive golf complex that caters to big groups looking for big fun—will open on Fri., Aug. 23, in Raleigh, N.C. The three-story complex with ample free parking is

Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts @ Walnut Creek Amphitheater, August 10th Joan Jett was the second opening act before Heart. Even at 60 Joan is still what you remember from 20 years ago. Singing the songs you know from her days with The Runaways and with The Blackhearts. Still getting down playing that... Read More ›

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