Raleigh NC is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. and offers that metropolis feel with a Southern charm. Raleigh NC offers such a unique mix of modern and historic, you will find no shortage of attractions to fill your time. Whether you have just moved here, are visiting, or are a lifer, here are 21 things to do in Raleigh NC, no matter the time of year.
What’s so great about the Raleigh area? Um, everything! There’s a reason that the capital of NC gets about 15 million visitors a year with more and more people moving […]
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!
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?
Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille started as a butcher shop in the 70’s and developed into a beautiful restaurant with amazing food. They used to sell their meat by finger height. […]
The 4th of July always sneaks up on me, but not this year! This year I will be ready. I will have my food, my beer, and my rockin’ new outfit ready to go. Enjoy your freedom in style!
Slathered in Tradition Ever cook a whole pig? Greg Hatem has. He grew up in Roanoke Rapids in Halifax county making Eastern North Carolina barbecue. If you ever get the […]
According to a study conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013, Americans produced 254 million pounds of trash but only recycled about 30% of that. The EPA also estimates that approximately 75% of trash is recyclable, This means that about 45% of what we throw away could be recycled, but end up crowding our landfills instead. Reborn Clothing Co in Raleigh NC seeks to combat this problem head on.
Owner, Kelley Kennedy, has been a designer for 20 years. Before opening Teacup Floral in Garner NC, she started her journey at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Kelley then worked in the fashion industry and taught design at her alma mater before discovering a passion for floral design at The Flower School New York.
As an employee of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), I have been following this pandemic to an obsessive level (it’s not healthy, I know). I have an interest in the outcome. The healthier everyone stays, the less work for me. It’s tempting to want to break free of our constraints and get back to life, but I assure you there is a method to the madness. So, let’s talk about what NC needs before we can start being released from our homes for Phase 1 of leaving quarantine. Get comfy and put your thinking cap on because I’m about to get my nerd on.