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November Cover Launch

November 8

Raleigh Magazine hosted the Cover Launch party celebrating the November issue at Dram & Draught.

Guests enjoyed the The Chaplain and the Shepherd cocktail featuring Social House Vodka and food from Colleen Speaks’ newest restaurant Hummingbird.


November 9

Synergy Spa & Aesthetics celebrated 13 years of beauty and wellness in true style, with their loyal clients and expert team!  Clients received complimentary services while enjoying live music and bottomless bubbly.

Shops of Seaboard

October 29

The Shops of Seaboard hosted the 17th Down By the Tracks dog event supporting the SPCA of Wake County. Costumed pooches walked the red carpet competing for prizes while owners enjoyed beers from local brewers.

National Pawn

October 27

National Pawn donated over 100 musical instruments and $2,000 for instrument upkeep to the Wake County Public School System.

Santa Ron

October 24

The Santa Ron and Ambassadors of Christmas Cheer entertained residents at Sunrise Senior Living with Christmas carols.


October 21

World-renowned jewelry designer David Yurman made a rare personal appearance at Bailey’s. A portion of all proceeds benefited the NC Museum of Art.

Affordable Chic

October 20

Affordable Chic hosted a two-day Simply Noelle trunk show. Guests enjoyed sweet treats while shopping for wraps, sweaters and scarves.

Ray Price

October 19

The influx of motorcycle enthusiasts into downtown Raleigh for Ray Price Capital City Bikefest made a big impact for two important nonprofit organizations that serve military families. Bikers donated $13,917 to the USO of North Carolina and United States Veterans Corps by participating in various events associated with Bikefest. Army veteran Jeremy Thomas was honored with a Harley-Davidson Model Year 2018 Street Glide Special, powered by the new Milwaukee Eight Engine.

Green Chair Project

October 16

The Green Chair Project is partnering with mattress company Leesa to ensure every child in need receives a bed of their own. Leesa is giving 110 custom-made mattresses to The Green Chair Project’s Sweeter Dreams Bed Program.


October 8

earspace presents “Child by David Lang.” The inaugural performance of Raleigh’s newest contemporary music ensemble presented mesmerizing, intriguing, and energetic music in CAM Raleigh’s galleries.

Carroll's Kitchen

October 6

Carroll’s Kitchen celebrated its first years as a non-profit restaurant with a First Friday birthday celebration featuring kolache and local art.

Hall of Fame


The Raleigh Hall of Fame celebrated its 2017 inductees at a reception and dinner at the Raleigh Convention Center.



The students and staff at Rainbow Child Care Center created decorative notes to attach to diapers they collected for the Diaper Bank of NC. The diapers will be distributed to families in need.

V Foundation


The V Foundation announced The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer,  a major fundraising event. The May 19, 2018 event will include 100, 60 and 30-mile bike rides through central NC neighborhoods.

Larry's Coffee


Larry’s Coffee hosted an event with bluegrass music from The Dirty Grass, local artisans, beer from Neuse River Brewing and the CockADoodleMoo food truck.


The 11th annual Raleigh LUNGe Forward 5K returned to Midtown Park in North Hills. Proceeds from the day of running and fun benefit the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina.

Residence Inn


The Residence Inn hosted a celebration for the ribbon cutting for their new rooftop bar 10th & Terrace in downtown.

Carolina Ballet


Over 200 patrons and supporters joined Carolina Ballet dancers for the 20th Anniversary Season Lunch & Launch at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills.

Wake up!

September 14

The 7th annual Wake Up! with TFS gathered Raleigh leaders to talk about mental health gaps and solutions for the community. The panel included: WRAL anchor David Crabtree, District Attorney Lorrin Freeman, UNC Psychiatrist Dr. John Gilmore, Sheriff Donnie Harrison and County Manager Jim Hartmann.


September 14

The Cardinal at North Hills hosted best-selling authors Lisa McCubbin (journalist) and Clint Hill (retired Secret Service Agent). They brought history to life talking about their years working with the Kennedy family.

Foundation of Hope


The Foundation of Hope hosted its annual gala “An Evening of Hope” at the Pavilion at the Angus Barn. Keynote speaker Jane Pauley shared her personal story. The event raised over $410,000 for research and treatment of mental illness.


June 2

Raleigh Magazine publisher Gina Stephens joined the fun as a taste tester for the Kickin’ It Country Sauce Competition at Midtown Park at North Hills.

Ply Gem

June 5

Cary-based company Ply Gem and Habitat for Humanity partnered for a Builder Blitz building 200 homes in one week across the US. Ply Gem CEO, Gary E. Robinette kicked off the project in Raleigh.

Time Capsule

June 8

North Hills unearthed the 50-year old time capsule that was buried June 8, 1967. Over 1000 people attended the ceremony including some participants from 1967.


June 8

North Hills unearthed the 50-year old time capsule that was buried June 8, 1967. Over 1000 people attended the ceremony including some participants from 1967.