Archives: November 2014

Durham Pie One Of The Best In The South

Scratch Bakery in Durham has made USA Today’s 10 Best List “Delicious Pies Around The South“! They specifically highlight Scratch’s shaker lemon pie, with features a flaky double crust and a “marmalade-like” filling made from whole sliced, macerated lemons. Scratch Chef Phoebe Lawless was a 2013 semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Pastry Chef award. Scratch […]


Lace Up Your Skates!

Break out your ice skates if you’ve got ‘em! The Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest outdoor ice rink will open this Saturday, November 22nd in downtown Raleigh! The Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest features the natural ice outdoor skating rink, horse drawn carriage rides, the mayor’s holiday tree lighting, a gingerbread house competition, DJ skates and more. The festivities […]



Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo

Head out to the Food Truck Rodeo in downtown Raleigh this Sunday, October 12th and sample tasty treats from over 50 food trucks from across the state! Trucks and carts will line Fayetteville Street and create a trail of culinary delights through the heart of downtown. Trucks will be coming from far and wide, representing Apex, Burlington, Carrboro, Cary, Creedmoor, Durham, […]


Chapel Hill Makes Condé Nast Traveler List

image via Condé Nast Traveler Chapel Hill has been named as one of Condé Nast’s “Best College Towns for People Who Aren’t In College”. The town’s foodie-friendly scene and culture were reasons highlighted by the publication as big draws for the non-collegiate crowd. It also points out the town’s lively music scene at venues like […]


Cooke Street Carnival 2014

Images via Cooke Street Carnival The Cooke Street Carnival is coming to town this Saturday, October 18th, in downtown Raleigh! The Carnival is an annual grassroots neighborhood festival that is held, fittingly, on Cooke Street, which is just a few blocks from the charming Historic Oakwood neighborhood. This year’s Carnival theme is “Idlewild West”, and was […]


Bull City Race Fest & Food Truck Rodeo

Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo this Sunday, October 19th, in downtown Durham. The festival is fun for runners of any level, offering half-marathon, five-mile and one-mile distances through some of the prettiest parts of historic, downtown Durham. All races start near the American Tobacco Campus and end at the […]


Hillsborough Leads The Coolest Small Town Race!

The town of Hillsborough is leading the nomination voting for Budget Travel’s “Coolest Small Towns 2015″ contest! Budget Travel is accepting nominations for American towns with a population under 10,000 and a certain something that no place else has: great shops, food, a unique history, a breathtaking location, peerless music scene, art galleries, etc. Hillsborough is […]


Raleigh Fall Brew Fest | November 1st

Mark your calendar for the Raleigh Fall Brew Fest on Saturday, November 1st! The Brew Fest, featuring over 20 local and regional craft beers, as well as a Halloween costume contest is a celebration of craft beverages from around North Carolina. There will be live music, food and more! The event benefits the NC Therapeutic […]


Food Day Potluck Lunch At SEEDS

Head over to SEEDS Southside Garden in Durham tomorrow, October 24th, for a community potluck lunch to celebrate National Food Day! The SEEDS organization’s mission is to teach a respect for life, for the earth and for each other through gardening and growing food.  The garden, located in downtown Durham, is an urban garden where the practices of sustainable […]