December 2015 / January 2016

Day Trip to New Bern

Nov 30, 2015 Christa Gala 0
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 0
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 0
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 0
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 […]
Art park
November 2015

Day Trip to Winston-Salem

Oct 28, 2015 Christa Gala 0
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 […]
L-R: Chad Kufen, Sophie Evans and Jason Biggs.
November 2015

Five Locals Kona Bound

Oct 28, 2015 Christa Gala 0
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 […]
Note in the Pocket
November 2015

UnScrooge This Holiday

Oct 28, 2015 Cindy Schaefer 0
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 […]
Janet Jackson at the Walnut Creek Ampitheater
November 2015

Local Dance Company Joins Janet Jackson

Oct 28, 2015 Christa Gala 0
As a dancer, getting a callback after an audition is great. Getting a callback to dance with Janet Jackson? Exhilarating. Especially if you’re still in high school. Ten dance students from Raleigh’s CC & Dance […]
Umstead
October 2015

Take a Hike at Umstead State Park

Sep 24, 2015 Gina Stephens 0
  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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