We did a Reddit deep dive to answer a few local questions from our community. Let’s get to the good stuff.
“Anyone know any good places to shoot some hoops?”
The city has 20+ outdoor concrete courts to make all of your swishes come true. Bonus: Take advantage of Raleigh’s Open Play Pass to gain access to more than 18 indoor sport facilities.
“I’m looking for a good antique mall.”
The Raleigh Market, Antiques at Gresham Lake, and Pigfish Lane Antiques & Interiors are great spots to score some vintage treasures.
“My son and I are visiting Raleigh for a campus visit. What is a must-see for the college experience?”
Before our NC State intern Abigail headed back to the Pack, she curated a list of her favorite spots on campus.
“I’m looking for gluten-free birthday cake.”
Try Freshly Baked by Meg, a gluten-free bakery, or The Cupcake Shoppe, which offers vegan and gluten-free options upon request.
“What are the best kid-friendly dining options?”
Fun 4 Raleigh Kids curated a long list of kid-friendly restaurants including BB’s Crispy Chicken, Bowstring Pizza and Brewyard, and Transfer Co. Food Hall.
“Is there a service in the Triangle that helps wounded wildlife?”
NC Wildlife is a great resource for next steps after finding an injured animal. They can help you locate nearby wildlife rehabilitation centers.
“Does anyone know where I can get some fried gizzards?”
Word on Reddit is that the Stop & Quick at 1321 S. Blount St. has some tasty gizzards.
“I’m looking for a day pass for hotel swimming pools.”
You can make reservations to rent poolside chairs for The Patio Pool and Lounge at the Unscripted Hotel in Durham. Bonus: Download the Swimply app to locate rentable swimming pools in the area.
What random questions about Raleigh do you want answers to? Send them our way.