Raleigh Magazine July/August Sneak Peek

A Sneak Peek of Our July/August Issue

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WEB EXCLUSIVE The July/August issue of Raleigh Magazine will be on stands around town and delivered to your doors and mailboxes in just a couple of days! If you can’t wait until then, here’s a quick look at some of the stories we have in store.

State of Adventure: Lake Life

Aerial view of Lake Norman near Jetton Park in Cornelius.

Beat the (humid) North Carolina summer heat with a getaway to one of Raleigh’s nearby lakes. Our guide on where to eat, rent watersports equipment, hike and more allows you to soak up more sun without worrying about where you’re going to get snacks for the boat or pull up for dinner after a day well spent.

The Burbs

Holly Springs

The Wake County burbs are booming as locals and transplants alike set up camp—and the appeal is far beyond cost and safety. We take a look at the rapid rise distinguishing factors of the top 10 Raleigh-area suburbs to see what life is really like on the fringes.

Three Foodie Exclusives

Crawford Cookshop | Photo by Jessica Crawford Photography

We got not one, not two, but three foodie exclusives for this issue, including Katsuji Tanabe’s new Mexican restaurant A’Verde Cocina & Tequila Library, a sneak peek of some of the dishes from Scott Crawford’s forthcoming Crawford Cookshop, and brand-new dual concept dropping in DTR: Soul Taco and JewFro. Get ready to dine out, Raleighites.

Summer Slush

Barrel Culture | Photo by Felicia Trujillo, FOOD SEEN

It’s #SlusheeSzn, y’all! Get sloppy—er, cool off— this summer with our roundup of seven spins on spiked slushees around town, from a Tiki-themed slush at the new Ark Royal bar on Glenwood to a Red Bull-spiked slush at Locals Oyster Bar. Cheers!

RTP Rebirth

Boxyard RTP
Boxyard RTP | Photo by Susan Holt

Research Triangle Park has invested millions of dollars in building a campus for the 40,000-plus employees across more than 200 research, technology and ag-bio companies. Now, Boxyard RTP provides a place for those employees to dine, shop and hangout, and, once it opens, Hub RTP will feature apartments, a hotel, office space and a retail district.

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