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Burnt ends can be difficult to find, so we did the digging for you and complied six Southern spots offering these crispy bites around the City of Oaks.
Triangle Barkitecture is a one-of-a-kind pet architecture competition that raises money for local animal rescues like Friends of Wake County Animal Center.
The festival is searching for a new city starting in 2025. Since 2013, IBMA World of Bluegrass has generated $88 million for the greater Raleigh area.
Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week is Oct. 2-8 at various City of Oaks restaurants. Visit a familiar fav with new menu items or try a new spot with a prix fixe meal.
From safari adventures to an alpaca paradise, save these 11 spots located within an hour of the City of Oaks where you can learn and interact through animal encounters.
Eat and Drink
When one door closes, another one opens. Figulina: Pasta and Provisions will open in Humble Pie’s downtown Raleigh restaurant space.
This classic Italian cocktail made with gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth is enjoyed internationally and as part of Negroni Week in Raleigh. Sip on inventive takes on this bev.
The Parlor at Heights House is offering an afternoon tea fall series featuring finger sandwiches, elegant vibes, and plenty of loose leaf tea to go around.
Explore the City of Oaks on one of these many tours of Raleigh. Learn more about Raleigh’s brewery and food scene, its storied history, its many public art pieces, and more.
Travel and Outdoors
There’s nothing quite like fall in Raleigh. We’ve got you covered with all the best festivals, events, and other activities throughout the City of Oaks for this autumn.
Planning a getaway? Check out Half Moon Bay, CA, the quaint beach town full of coastal California charm.
A new study from details the impact of Wake County’s trees in the area and how we can to grow into an even better and greener county.
Raleigh Kubb is tossing blocks and batons at Trophy on Maywood. Learn about this unique Scandinavian lawn game and the Raleigh community behind it.
Real Estate
A report from Coldwell Banker Real Estate’s Move Meter tool, which gathers data from cities across the US, ranks Raleigh as the No. 7 searched dream move city.
The City of Raleigh staff is entering into negotiations with Omni Hotels & Resorts to help develop the 550-room Omni Raleigh Hotel in downtown.
Step Up is a nonprofit addressing homelessness with a Housing First model. Wake County is working with Step Up to create 500 affordable housing units in the county and area.
According to the Downtown Raleigh Alliance report, since 2015, $7.1 billion has been in the downtown development pipeline.
The NC budget outlines funding for state-backed projects, including colleges, infrastructure, and other important aspects of NC’s government.
From historic buildings that no longer stand to ads promoting Raleigh restaurants, we dug through newspaper archives dating as far back as 1881 to celebrate the 21st night of September.
This month has been celebrated in the US since 1968 and continues to be commemorated. Here are just a few ways to observe Hispanic Heritage Month in Raleigh.
Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NC State all ranked among the top 60 national universities in US News Best Colleges rankings.

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