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If you’re a fan of real trees over artificial, this list is for you. We’re highlighting 10 local spots to pick up Christmas trees in Raleigh, including home delivery options, pre-flocked trees, and NC-famous Fraser firs.
Pizza restaurant Poole’side Pies from AC Restaurant group is closing its doors in December. We asked our readers what should take its place.
The North Hills Main District expansion is taking shape with its recently expanded 1,000 space parking deck, now open, and soon-to-open concierge service center.
The cold has already hit Raleigh. Stay warm and in-the-know about 2023 winter weather, including snow predictions, the coldest months of the year, and more.
Renowned Raleigh restaurateur will close Poole’side Pies after service on Saturday, Dec. 23 and open another AC Restaurant in its place.
Eat and Drink
Learn how to make two classic cocktails from home using Durham Distillery’s Conniption American Dry and Barrel Aged Gin.
City Editors Cat + Allie visited Durham Distillery’s Corpse Reviver Cocktail Bar & Lounge to try a few festive cocktails featuring a mix of the distillery’s tried-and-true liquors + specialty features.
We asked our readers to scope out where Whataburger should call home in Raleigh — select your dream location below.
Whataburger President and CEO Ed Nelson said the company is eyeing Raleigh and Charlotte for a potential 2025 expansion of the Texas-based burger chain.
Travel and Outdoors
Explore how to bike safely in your community with these tips on cycling laws, shops + maintenance, community making, and more bike tips for Raleigh riding.
Get ready to dash for drumsticks — there are seven turkey trots to get you up and moving on Thanksgiving Day around the City of Oaks.
From a small downtown gathering space to a 300-acre $20 million project, the City of Oaks has six anticipated park projects that’ll make you want to explore the outdoors.
We asked our readers to send us MLB team names, just in case we are chosen to be at bat. We broke down eight of our favorite team name suggestions and how they would represent NC.
Real Estate
City Editor Cat recently popped over to Lake Boone Shopping Center to check out what’s new and coming soon, and to try a few established eateries.
The City of Raleigh is reimaginging a historic alley in the Warehouse District near The Pit and Raleigh Denim Workshop. Commerce Place could be home to public art, streeteries, and more in the future.
Raleigh Union Station Bus Facility, or RUS Bus, will include a multi-use development combining transit, residential, and retail spaces in the Warehouse District.
Cannonball Music Hall will join Salvage Yard’s lineup in late 2024 and will add music to the entertainment district as well as a space for burgeoning bands.
Don’t leave your out-of-town guests with nothing to do while they visit the City of Oaks. Our readers gave us restaurant and activity suggestions for every type of occasion — here are some of our favs.
Little Native Coffee will open in early 2024 next to Boot and Trunk on South Person Street and will give Raleighites near Moore Square a chance to slow down and enjoy.
The $2.5 million project will add to Dix Park’s growing landscape. This creative infrastructure will begin construction early 2024.

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