Archives: November 2014

Durham Pie One Of The Best In The South

Scratch Bakery in Durham has made USA Today’s 10 Best List “Delicious Pies Around The South“! They specifically highlight Scratch’s shaker lemon pie, with features a flaky double crust and a “marmalade-like” filling made from whole sliced, macerated lemons. Scratch Chef Phoebe Lawless was a 2013 semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Pastry Chef award. Scratch […]


Lace Up Your Skates!

Break out your ice skates if you’ve got ’em! The Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest outdoor ice rink will open this Saturday, November 22nd in downtown Raleigh! The Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest features the natural ice outdoor skating rink, horse drawn carriage rides, the mayor’s holiday tree lighting, a gingerbread house competition, DJ skates and more. The festivities […]


Cary Is One Of The Safest Cities In The Country

Cary has ranked as the #3 Safest City in the country by website 24/7 Wall St. The website looked at violent crime rates among the nation’s cities with populations of 100,000 or more from the FBI’s 2013 Uniform Crime Report and the data they used were broken into eight types of crime. In addition to crime data, […]



Brew Durham This Weekend

Beer aficionados take note: the Brew Durham Homebrew Festival is this Saturday, November 8th at The Scrap Exchange! Brew Durham celebrates the art of making home-brewed beer, and got it’s start in 2011 as a fundraiser benefitting The Scrap Exchange, a creative reuse arts center in Durham. It’s now turned into an annual all-day celebration. […]