Good morning, Raleigh. 👋 Erin here. And I just want to tell you what a joy it has been writing for you during the past 17 months. Since RALtoday launched in Fall 2019, it has been an honor + a privilege to share the Triangle’s most relevant news, events, and conversations with you.
As I’m sure some of you can relate, this new year is bringing some changes and growth for me, including a new roleas Senior Editor for 6AM City(RALtoday’s parent company) — a position that includes supporting the incredible team here at RALtoday, as well as editors in our other cities (AVLtoday, CHStoday, COLAtoday, GVLtoday, LALtoday, NASHtoday + NOOGAtoday).
Throwback to Erin’s first month on the job | Photo via RALtoday scrapbook
So, we’re looking to fill my seat as an Editor for RALtoday. Are you a locally-based, multimedia storyteller who’s fired up about all things Raleigh-related? I can tell you from experience — this is a fast-paced, exciting job that includes content creation, original reporting, audience development, and social media management. Oh, and you’ll have the best co-editor ever. ✍️ (Say hey to Carly.)
You might be a good fit if • You know Raleigh like the back of your hand, from city council meeting topics to the buzziest restaurant openings • You’re engaged onsocial media and always ready to try new things • You’re excited to dig into unfamiliar topics, ranging from real estate and development news to food, history, and the great outdoors • You love to write — you’d be doing a lot of it • You’re a team player and you seefeedback as a gift • You think on your feet and work fast, but diligently
You can get more details about the job here, but I wanted to share the top three things I’ve loved about being a RALtoday Editor:
• The community. Our Raleigh-based team, the 6AM City ecosystem, our local partners, and — most importantly — you, our readers. I wake up excited every morning to find out what you’re curious about and what you’re enjoying out and about in our city. Remember this video we made together?
• Our company culture and values.We have a lot of fun at 6AM City, and our five values are more than buzzwords — they underpin everything we do. If you’re the next Editor, you’ll learn all about them through our Mentorship Program.
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Weather ○56º | Showers | 100%chance of rain 🌧️
Development ○ Saxapahaw General Store will open its new location in Transfer Co. Food Hall, with construction slated to begin this later year. The store will be located on thesecond floor + sell grocery itemssuch as produce, meat, and craft beer. 🥕 (WRAL)
Film ○ Tickets are on sale now for the documentary “Where Can I Go?” presented by Raleigh-Cary Jewish Family Services. The film documents first-handexperiences of living Holocaust survivors in Wake County + will premiere April 8 on Yom Ha’Shoah — also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. 🕯️
Holiday ○ NCMA will host its annual Purim partySat., Feb., 27 at 7 p.m. in an interactive, virtual format. Purim is a celebration of the story of Jewish deliverance as told in the Book of Esther, and is observed Thurs., Feb. 25–Fri., Feb., 26. ✡️ (via Raleigh Convergence)
Dish ○ Daily Harvest helps busy folks stock their homes with clean, delicious food built on real fruits and vegetables. Choose from more than 80 chef-crafted recipes delivered to your door and ready to enjoy in minutes. Get $25 offyour first box with code 6AM. Ⓟ
Finance ○ Meet the highest-payingcash back card, boasting a 3% cash back choice in 6 categories (think: online shopping, dining, travel, gas + more). Cardholders also receive a $200 bonus offer and 0% interest until 2022 – with no annual fee. Learn more.Ⓟ
Correction ○ In Friday’s email, we stated that Trader Joe’s will open a new store in Morrisville’sPark West Village. While a permit has been filed, it has not yet been approved + company officials have not yet confirmed their intentions for this space. We apologize for any confusion. 🛒 (Cary Citizen)
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Cause ○ Assistance League of the Triangle’s Food Drive | Mon., Feb. 22, Wed., Feb. 24, & Sat., Feb. 27 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m. | A-Z Thrift Shop, 1621 N. Market Dr. | Donate non-perishable food items to those in need for the National Assistance League Action Week.
Seniors ○ New to Email | Mon., Feb. 22 | 2–4 p.m. | 1256 McCauley St. | Free | An instructor will teach participants how to access + use Gmail for business and personal purposes. The barcode to access the event is 267749. 💻
PlanAhead ○ Snow White| Sat., Mar. 13– Sat., Mar. 21 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. | Stephenson Amphitheatre, 301 Pogue St. | $12+ | Raleigh Little Theatre presents a comical adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in which every character is played by one of two actors. ○ Real Estate Professionals Call | Mon., Mar. 1 | 10:30–11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Real estate + related professionals are invited to attend for a discussion on the current market and investment opportunities while building networking opportunities–hosted by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce.
Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in any mentioned events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.