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What makes Raleigh Great?
Based on statistics we don't know and articles we've never read it is easy for us to say that Raleigh is clearly the best place to live in the whole wide world!
Even though we can't back that claim up with any facts or pie charts or bar graphs we can point to all the cool little bars, the unique and eclectic restaurants, the professional hockey team, and the over 100 miles of greenway trails throughout Raleigh.
The one thing we can do is tell you we do our best to explore all the awesome stuff Raleigh has to offer and we'd like to you join us!
Over 2100 places to eat & drink
Over 100 miles of paved greenway trails
Over 100 parks & recreational areas
Raleigh is only a couple hours drive to the beach or the mountains.
The Alamo Drafthouse is one of Raleigh’s newest movie theaters and it’s certain one of the best movie experiences you can have. If you liked the 80’s or want to get an idea of what the 80’s was like, you need to experience the Alamo! I recommend arriving as early as possible because they play Read more about Experience the Alamo[…]
Historic Oakwood has been the go to spot for young Trick-or-Treaters for the past few years and parents are thankful! It’s fun, it’s chaotic, it’s scary and most of all, IT’S SAFE! The streets of Historic Oakwood are usually rather quiet at night, the streets are well lit and the most action you’ll usually find Read more about Historic Oakwood: Raleigh’s #1 Spot for a Spooky Halloween![…]
I’d like to start this article with this: I often struggle with art, I struggle to appreciate it and I find myself looking at art and wondering “why am I looking at this” instead of “how does this make me feel”. Basically I’m a very opinionated person with very few opinions of art and artists. Read more about NCMA: The Beyond – A Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibition[…]
This was the last weekend to check out the YOU ARE HERE exhibition at the NC Museum of Art so I finally went and experienced it. And my official review is… “It was pretty cool.” haha I didn’t experience everything, but I enjoyed the stuff I did experience. There were a couple super long lines Read more about NCMA: You Are Here[…]
After 6 years of the Raleigh firework show being downtown (and rather lame) they have moved back to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh! This is very exciting as it is once again a much more family friendly event. Now you can once again arrive early (gates open at 6pmish) and tailgate the event Read more about 4th of July Fireworks return to the FAIRGROUNDS![…]
If you like getting good deals on good food we have a great recommendation for you! Try the $5 burger deal at The Station on Person Street on Mondays. It comes two patties on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato and onion with a side item. Their wedges (fries) are really good as are their Read more about Raleigh’s best $5 burger?[…]
The Best Batman Movie Ever? The Lego movies are fun for all ages. The most recent Lego movie The Lego Batman Movie is coming to the Koka Booth Amphitheater on June 23rd at 8pm. Outdoor movies are always fun if the weather cooperates. You can GET YOUR TICKETS HERE if you want to buy them Read more about Outdoor Movie: Lego Batman[…]
I recently went to the North Carolina Museum of Art and toured Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Creative Mind exhibit and let me tell you, it’s VERY impressive. Essentially this codex was a notebook da Vinci used to organize his thoughts and it’s possible he was using this notebook as a stepping stone to a book Read more about Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester at the NC Museum of Art[…]
So tubing is a fun and relaxing thing to do with some friends and people have asked me where they should go and how it works, so here’s my answer: Go tubing here in Raleigh on the Neuse River! It’s pretty simple to do as long as you have at least 1 friend (it’s more Read more about How to tube the Neuse River[…]
There are quite a few outdoor movie options in the Raleigh, Durham & Cary areas. Here’s a quick list with some links for more information. Enjoy! Outdoor Movies at the North Carolina Museum of Art Bring a blanket or a chair, probably some bug spray. Picnics are welcome but no outside alcoholic beverages are Read more about Outdoor Movies in Raleigh[…]