Archives: July 2013

Home Prices Keep Going Up

The S&P|Case-Shiller home price index was up 12.2% over the previous year, which represents the biggest year-over-year jump in prices since March 2006. All 20 of the markets monitored in the index had higher prices than they did in April. Prices have increased every month since June 2012 and each month the increase has been […]

New Microbrewery To Open In Holly Springs

A new brewery is headed to Holly Springs! Bombshell Beer Co. is North Carolina’s only female-owned microbrewery, and they are hoping to prove that craft beer isn’t a boys-only club. The new brewery is owned by a trio of women who have hired former Church Brew Works brewer Stephen O’Neill as the company’s head brewer. […]

Raleigh’s Warehouse District Getting New Brewery

The warehouse district in Raleigh is getting a new brewery. Kickstarter-funded Crank Arm Brewery will open its doors on July 29th on Davie Street. Crank Arm is an extension of Crank Arm Rickshaw, which plans to take customers on tours of the city and deliver fresh beer to individuals, restaurants, and bars in Raleigh! They […]

Raleigh One Of The World’s Most Inventive!

Raleigh has made it to Forbes’ list of the World’s Most Inventive Cities! Raleigh joins the ranks of such cities as Munich, Seattle, San Francisco, and Stockholm as a hotbed of innovation. The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development ranks cities based on what is called “patent density”. The OECD tracks the patent applications of […]

Triangle Housing Market Heating Up

Triangle home sales are up 30% in the second quarter of this year. Driving sales is the limited inventory of homes for sale; according to the TMLS, the Triangle only has a three-month supply of homes on the market at the current sales pace. The lack of available homes is driving prices up and helping […]

Good News For The Triangle Housing Market

  Even though the number of home sales recorded in June dropped slightly from May, the market continues to show signs of strength! The two highlights: the average number of days on market fell, and the average price paid went up. June home sales were up 15% compared to last year, and the average number […]

The Farmery

The green revolution has come to Durham! The Farmery, a hybrid urban farm and market, has opened a prototype of what they hope will evolve into a full-scale facility. The Farmery will source produce from local farmers as well as grow their own crops on-site. The Farmery is housed at American Underground, part of Durham’s […]

Celebrate Independence Day Around The Triangle!

Click over to to check out this awesome map of Fourth of July events in the area. Each map bubble will give you the location and event details. There is so much to do to celebrate Independence Day in the Triangle! Here are a few of of favorites: *”The Works” celebration in downtown Raleigh! […]

Garner Independence Day Celebration

The Town of Garner will be celebrating the 4th in a big way! Join them on Wednesday, July 3rd for an exciting evening of music and celebration at Lake Benson Park. The Garner Independence Day Celebration will feature a special performance by The Central Park Band, a Kids’ Adventure Zone, the National Anthem sung by […]