Archives: December 2014

Holiday Performances Around The Triangle!

If you are still looking for some family-friendly holiday activities, you can still catch performances of two beloved holiday classics locally! There are still several scheduled performances of the Carolina Ballet’s The Nutcracker at Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium, as well as 5 performances of Theater In The Park’s A Christmas Carol over at the DPAC. The Carolina Ballet’s […]


New Year’s Eve In The Bull City

  It’s crazy to think that you should already probably be thinking about your New Years’ plans, but the holiday season is just whizzing by! An excellent local option is Taste The Event’s “Bull City New Year’s Eve celebration at The Cookery in downtown Durham. The carnival-themed soiree will feature music by DJ Elbruque, food […]


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 […]



Brew Durham This Weekend

Beer aficionados take note: the Brew Durham Homebrew Festival is this Saturday, November 8th at The Scrap Exchange! Brew Durham celebrates the art of making home-brewed beer, and got it’s start in 2011 as a fundraiser benefitting The Scrap Exchange, a creative reuse arts center in Durham. It’s now turned into an annual all-day celebration. […]




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 […]


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 […]


Prep Your Home For The Holidays

It’s the busiest time of year, the time to have friends and family over for quality time! Get your home ready for the holidays with this list of tips to make life easier…and more festive! 1. Clean out your fridge – While you may still be eating your way through Thanksgiving leftovers, it’s prime time […]