Archives: February 2013

Economy Expected To Pick Up Steam In 2013

According to a new survey done by USA Today, many economists are predicting that 2013 will be the year that we see a self-sustaining economic recovery. According to the median estimates of the 46 economists surveyed, they expect to see the economy pick up steam over the next nine months, and are predicting average monthly […]

Who Wants Doughnuts?

The 9th Annual Krispy Kreme Challenge is rolling through Raleigh this Saturday, February 9th, and while the race is at capacity (with an expected 8,000 runners), it is plenty of fun to watch! The Challenge begins at Memorial Belltower on the N.C. State campus; runners then dash the 2.5 miles through historic downtown Raleigh to […]

What’s New In Downtown Raleigh

Great things are happening in downtown Raleigh! In the fourth quarter of 2012 alone, 15 new street-level businesses opened within the central business district, which included The Hampton Inn on Glenwood South, downtown’s first new hotel in four years. An assortment of bars, restaurants, retail spaces and more joined the mix as well. See below […]

Groundhog Day In Garner

Do you think we’ll see an early end to winter this year? Head over to Garner’s annual Groundhog Day Celebration at White Deer Park this Saturday, February 2nd, to find out! You probably know the legend: if the groundhog emerges from his burrow and sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter. […]