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RALtoday answers local Reddit questions

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Someone shooting around a basketball at Fred Fletcher Park.

Fred Fletcher Park has a secluded basketball court.

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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.