Archives: July 2014

Top Cheap Eats

Southern Living created a list of “The South’s Best Cheap Eats Under $10“, and EVERY North Carolina nominee is from the Triangle! The four eateries claiming spots are Merritt’s Store & Grill in Chapel Hill, Saltbox Seafood Joint in Durham, and both Chuck’s and Garland in Raleigh. This proves that great food doesn’t have to […]

Beericana Coming To Holly Springs

Mark September 27th on your calendars! Beericana is coming to Sugg Farm Park in Holly Springs! This grassroots festival, hosted by 919 Beer, will feature beer and brewers from across North Carolina and beyond. There will also be food trucks and live bluegrass music from Skinny Bag Of Sugar and more! 919 Beer is a […]

Raleigh Tops Forbes Best Places For Business List

Raleigh has topped Forbes’s list of the Best Places For Business 2014. Forbes rated the 200 largest metro areas in the U.S. on a dozen factors related to jobs, costs (business and living), income growth, quality of life and education of the labor force. Based on all of this data, they dubbed Raleigh as the top spot. […]

The North Carolina State Fair Makes Fodor’s

The Great State Fair has made Fodor’s list of the Top 10 State Fairs in the U.S.! The North Carolina State Fair, which was started in 1853, is an annual celebration of agriculture and commerce, food and fun! Each Fall, the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the […]

Farm To Table In Wake Forest

The farm-to-table movement is coming to Wake Forest this month courtesy of the Giorgios Hospitality Group. The Giorgios Hospitality Group are the folks behind such area favorites as Bin Fifty-Four and City Kitchen in Chapel Hill and Vin Rouge in Durham, among others across the Triangle. Farm Table will feature fresh farm-to-fork cuisine, North American-made wines […]

Supreme Ice Cream In Durham

The Eatocracy blog over on compiled a list of the best new ice cream shops in the country, and the talented team at The Parlour in Durham made the list! The Parlour started out as a mobile ice cream bus (yes, ice cream bus), and recently opened their first brick-and-mortar shop in downtown Durham. […]

Natural Insect Repellant Ideas

Summertime tends to draw us all outdoors. Whether it’s a cookout, gardening, backyard games, or just enjoying some porch time, we all spend more of our free time outside. But it’s also the time of year that bugs and other pests run rampant and interfere with our outdoor enjoyment! While a citronella candle or some […]

NC Ranks High For Food & Drink

The editors over at Thrillist, the weekly newsletter dedicated to giving the best recommendations for city exploration, complied a list ranking all 50 states in order of where they would want to eat and drink in for the rest of their lives if they couldn’t move anywhere else. Here is how their (super scientific) ranking system […]