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A Sneak Peek of Some February Stories

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

50 Best Bars 2021

Photo courtesy of Visit NC

Nothing gets you through hell like alcohol, are we right? We fete the spirited folks we relied on this year to keep us afloat—as chosen by you, our readers!—in our annual 50 Best Bars list. Raise your glass!

Does Space Really Matter?

Barringer Reno

As people continue to leave their jobs more than ever (hey, the Great Resignation!), companies are left with the dilemma of getting employees to stay (or return to the office). The answer? Appeal… which three visionary local companies—Pendo, Baldwin&, and Barringer Construction—have managed to create via positive work culture and fun workspaces (in-house baristas, pizza ovens and a speakeasy, anyone?)

Raleigh Like a Local

Whether you’re a longtime Raleighite or a newby, you could always use a go-to guy or gal for, say, a good carpet cleaning, home painting, dog grooming… you name it. And as your premier source on what’s what and who’s who in Raleigh, we teamed up with a group of Raleigh lifers to put together a tearout guide of the best of the best in all the service categories you need. 

Glenwood Rising

Glenwood Avenue and Tucker Street Creamery Tower
Photo courtesy of Morris Adjmi Architects

Glenwood South is growing up—literally—as New York-based developer Turnbridge Equities is planning to add two towers (one a 32-story residential tower and the other a 20-story office tower) to the two properties adjacent to the historic Creamery building. 

Speakeasy Sojourn

Allegory Daydreamer

Add a little mystery to your standard night out imbibing by hitting the road for seven speakeasies all within a five-hour drive of Raleigh—a sort of “parlor games” road trip if you will. These juice joints boast incredible cocktails, made all the more better with hidden entrances, secret words and more. Pick one or try them all… if you dare.

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