Where to Get Your Margarita Fix in Raleigh for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a bit like St. Patrick’s Day… everyone likes to celebrate, no matter what their heritage! Raleigh is home to many Mexican and Tex-Mex bars that offer top-notch margaritas. On the rocks or frozen? Salted rim or no salt? Fruity or spicy? No matter how you like them served up,...

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7 Best Places for a Spring Picnic in Raleigh

Spring is in the air in Raleigh and the flowers are in full bloom, so it only makes sense that this Sunday (April 23) is National Picnic Day! Celebrate this weekend with an old-fashioned picnic complete with great food, cold drinks and the company of your favorite people. Raleigh is home to plenty...

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5 Raleigh Restaurants to Excite Your Palate

When was the last time you had a meal that transported you to a different place? Luckily in Raleigh, you can find a number of restaurants with exotic and unexpected menu items to keep things interesting. These five Raleigh restaurants are sure to delight your senses and keep you talking (and...

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6 Romantic Staycation Ideas in Raleigh

Who says you have to travel to go on a romantic getaway? The next time you need a break, there’s no need to leave the area. Go on a romantic staycation instead! Exploring Raleigh together in new ways can be incredibly fun and exciting. Add some spice to your love life and make this weekend...

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6 Delightful Ways to Pamper Your Pup in Raleigh

“Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?” —Jonathan Safran Foer, Author of “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close There’s no question that dogs experience emotions, and when you’re a dog parent, you’re constantly looking for ways to make them smile from ear to...

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Shop Local: Get Your Retail Therapy on At These 7 Small Businesses

Let’s face it: you may need a little retail therapy from time to time. But with so many stores competing for your dollars, where do you start? Large retail chains spend big bucks to pull you in. But we’ve found that some of the best stores are independent and locally-owned right here in...

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