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For the first time in 221 years, two cicada broods are emerging at the same time.
Shop and support small businesses across 6AM City’s 26 markets with our online marketplace Six & Main — that’s where City Editor Cat found Botanical Bones, a superfood dog treat brand out of Asheville.
Can you kick it with these adult sports leagues in Raleigh? From kickball to basketball, there are plenty of ways to play.
Plan ahead to make the most of the NC Courage and North Carolina FC’s 2024 seasons at WakeMed Soccer Park with fun theme nights.
This LGBTQ+ community center is geared toward LGBTQ+ folks, but everyone can benefit from the LGBT Center of Raleigh’s educational resources and upcoming community center on Cabarrus Street.
Eat and Drink
Explore these dog-friendly businesses in Raleigh that span from places to eat, drink, shop, exercise, and stay the night.
Head ~40 minutes outside of downtown Raleigh to Fearrington Village for a relaxing countryside getaway filled with fresh bites + elevated restaurants, fun shops, and beautiful landscaping.
Get in on the action this Super Bowl Sunday with six local watch parties featuring big screens, a chili cook-off, and food + drink specials.
Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is Tuesday, Feb. 13. Although these festivities might not compare to New Orleans, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Mardi Gras in Raleigh — and enjoy king cake, too.
Travel and Outdoors
Putting out a tube feeder is just the beginning — we’ll get you started in the wide world of birdfeeding.
The peanut-shaped traffic circle is just one of many improvements potentially coming to Lake Wheeler Road. As a Complete Street, this road will cater to all transportation types, from foot to bus.
Visit Raleigh’s year-end Wake County Tourism Industry Report shows 2023 as the highest recorded year for tourism tax collections.
Gov. Roy Cooper and US Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced $45 million for NC airports, including $12 million for Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Real Estate
Raleigh has been placed highly on multiple publications’ lists that rank it among the top cities in the US for real estate, local business, and more earning the City of Oaks national recognition.
Six indoor plant shops + easier plants to grow
The old Raleigh Police Department headquarters is being replaced with a new city hall called East Civic Tower, where city staff will be consolidated under one roof.
This cafe space once served burgers to those visiting Moore Square. That space is now vacant and we want to know: What should go in its place?
City
The Downtown Raleigh Alliance released a set of major recommendations with the City of Raleigh to revitalize downtown as part of downtown’s economic development strategy, starting with Fayetteville Street.
Raleigh has seen its fair share of restaurant closures and subsequent takeovers. Here are closed Raleigh businesses our readers still dream about + what’s happened to their spaces.
This February, you’ll have an extra 24 hours to spend in the City of Oaks thanks to leap day. Let us know: How would you plan to spend these 24 hours in Raleigh?
We asked artificial intelligence-powered bot ChatGPT what what AI has to say about Raleigh, and it came up with some interesting results. Read what AI has to say about the City of Oaks — or maybe a new, AI-generated nickname.

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