December 2015 / January 2016

Day Trip to New Bern

Nov 30, 2015 Christa Gala
A few hundred years ago, patriots and legislators alike settled not in Raleigh but New Bern, North Carolina. Tryon Palace was the first permanent capital of North Carolina and home to Gov. Wallace Tryon. It’s […]
December 2015 / January 2016

Dangerous Decorating

Nov 30, 2015 Gina Stephens
Holiday Decorating: Frustrating & Yes, Dangerous 5,822 The average number of “holiday decorating” injuries that land Americans in the ER each year, according to the CDC. 34 Percentage of injuries from ladder falls. 440,000,000 Number of […]
December 2015 / January 2016

Dancing in Raleigh

Nov 30, 2015 Cameron Walker
There are lots of ways to get your groove on in. Raleigh is way beyond the clubbing scene of your 20s. Today’s dance scene is a little more, ahem, elevated–from salsa to swing and everything […]
December 2015 / January 2016

Fitness Gifts for the Holiday

Nov 30, 2015 Gina Stephens
High Visibility Hat Whether you’re running a relay or taking an evening stroll in the park, the New Balance High-Visibility Hat combines high-visibility materials with powerful LED lights that shine both forward and down. Moisture-wicking […]
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Day Trip to Winston-Salem

Oct 28, 2015 Christa Gala
We have a secret: Winston-Salem is our favorite city in the Triad. (Don’t tell Greensboro and High Point.) We can’t help it. There’s so much to do and see—whether you’re into the arts, history, live […]
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Five Locals Kona Bound

Oct 28, 2015 Christa Gala
Triathlon growth may be leveling off across the country, but it’s still ramping up in the Raleigh/Cary area. On September 27, more than 2,500 athletes from across the U.S. and around the world participated in Ironman […]
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UnScrooge This Holiday

Oct 28, 2015 Cindy Schaefer
With so many requests for donations this time of year, it’s no wonder our giving spirit sometimes starts to sag. What if you commit to doing just one thing this season? We’ve even got a […]
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Take a Hike at Umstead State Park

Sep 24, 2015 Gina Stephens
  Want a nice country hike? No reason to leave Raleigh, instead drive just a couple of miles down U.S. 70 West and take a hike at Umstead State Park. Explore more than 5,500 acres—the sheer volume […]
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