Archives: May 2014

North Person Business District

Marsh Woodwinds, North Person Street District –photo credit: Greater Raleigh CVB USA Today recently compiled a list of 10 up-and-coming neighborhoods across the country that they recommend exploring and Raleigh’s North Person Street Business District made the list! This cozy neighborhood and its surrounding area has quickly become a hotbed for new restaurants and specialty […]

Pig Out In NC

As the debate rages on about the “real” way to prepare barbecue, TripAdvisor has taken on the task of ranking the top states in the US for barbecue, as reported by the website’s community of millions of travelers. North Carolina has taken the #2 spot, trailing behind Georgia but topping Texas. The site ranked states […]

Charging Up In Apex!

Photo credit: cleanfotos / This Friday downtown Apex will make a big move on the road to green-living by opening its first public car-charging station. There will be three charging spaces in the Saunders Street parking lot, across from the Apex Police Department, that are free of cost and available to the general public. The […]

Raleigh Chef Wins James Beard Award

Ashley Christensen, one of Raleigh’s most well-known chefs/restauranteurs, has been awarded one of the nation’s top culinary prizes. The James Beard Foundation, considered the highest culinary authority in the country, named Christensen as the top chef in the Southeast. Only two other Triangle-area chefs have won this honor. Christensen competed against chefs in Georgia, Kentucky, South […]