Archives: November 2013

Gobble, Gobble!

  Turkey Day is almost upon us! We hope you all have a chance to relax and enjoy a warm meal with friends and family. We’re thankful for yet another wonderful year of helping folks with one their biggest and most meaningful purchases: their homes! Here are some fun facts about the star of the […]


North Hills Tree Lighting

  Jump start your holiday spirit at the annual tree lighting at North Hills! The stores will be decked and there a are variety of family-friendly activities and entertainment leading up to the tree lighting ceremony at 6 PM. Come early for the Holiday Sip & Shop starting at noon; spend $100 or more and […]


This Weekend: The Carrboro Film Festival

Calling all cinema buffs: a record-breaking 73 films will be screened this weekend at the Carrboro Film Festival. The festival received triple the amount entries this year, and expanded to two days to accomodate the growing participation. The films are from North Carolina and beyond, with this year being the first time international and feature-length […]


Cookie Monsters Rejoice!

Cookie Monsters delight: a new business near campus will cover your cookie cravings! Insomnia Cookies, a late-night cookie delivery company has opened on Franklin Street! The concept was created in 2003 by a U Penn college student who loved late-night snacks and saw a hole in the food delivery market. The menu options include a […]


Taste Of North Hills

  Put your eating pants on, Taste of North Hills is almost upon us! For the week of Monday, October 28th-Sunday, November 3rd the restaurants of North Hills will be serving up indulgent, specially priced meals guaranteed to please the palate. Restaurants are offering special 3-course menus for both lunch and dinner (depending on the […]


Trick-Or-Treat The Trails!

Looking for an easy and safe place to take the kids on Halloween? Try Garner’s Trick-or-Treat The Trails at White Deer Park! The Town of Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department will be holding its annual event this Thursday, October 31st from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Get the family dressed up and make […]


Holiday Shopping Alert!

If you are already in holiday shopping mode, listen up! This holiday season, for the first time ever, more than 80 retailers and restaurants in downtown Raleigh are joining together to offer a Downtown Raleigh gift card. This gift card, which can be purchased through the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, will be accepted at almost any shop or […]


Oakwood Cemetery

  Since it’s the spookiest day of the year, we thought we would take you on a quick tour of Raleigh’s Oakwood Cemetery. Oakwood Cemetery is beautiful, historically significant, and probably a little spooky at night. Oakwood is almost 150 years old and spans 102 acres just outside of downtown Raleigh. There are many notable […]


Durham To Get Smashburger

Durham is getting the area’s first Smashburger. The Denver-based burger chain will open early next year in Pavilion East at Lakeview on Erwin Road, across from Duke University’s campus in Durham. Smashburger has more than 220 locations in 29 states, but so far there is only one other location in North Carolina, and that one is in Charlotte. […]


Shop Til You Drop

Need a jump start for your holiday shopping? Head over to the Bethesda Christian Academy’s Annual Shop Til You Drop Extravaganza this Friday and Saturday in Durham. Shop for gifts from more than 30 vendors. Enjoy live entertainment, raffles and food trucks, while checking off your holiday list. The event is free and all of […]