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 […]



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. […]



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]