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Barrett’s Cookies + Biscuits: Raleigh Has A Sweet Tooth

Barrett’s Cookie & Biscuit Bar was founded as an in-home bakery, located in Raleigh, NC. Its co-founders are two Southern girls whose go-to foods are biscuits and cookies. With compliments from everyone in their lives, Ellen (from VA) and Laurel (an NC native) decided to share their love for the Southern staples with others. Consequently, Barrett’s Cookies & Biscuits was born the spread the perfect chocolate chip cookie with Raleigh. Their goal? To create delicious cookies and buttery biscuits that taste like they came out of Grandma’s kitchen…and enjoy doing it!

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Harris Lake Park: Something for Everyone Near Raleigh NC

Harris Lake is a 680-acre state park, near Raleigh NC, that is beautifully maintained. It rest on Harris Lake (actually a reservoir in New Hill, NC) and when we say that it has something for everyone, we really mean it. It accommodates all ages and activity levels, from advanced biking, to stroller walks, to bird watching, to fishing, to doing nothing at all. Which activity level are you today?

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Char-Grill: Raleigh’s Favorite Pastime

Growing up in Eastern NC, my family cook outs were a must almost every weekend in the summer. My dad would fire up the charcoal grill and throw on whatever meat we had in the fridge. My absolute favorite meal was grilled cheeseburgers and hot dogs, and that remains true today. When I walk into a Raleigh-area Char-grill, the smells, sounds, and the food, takes me back to those wonderful memories.

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