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Tuesday: Durham Bulls: Taco Tuesday All game long, get $2 tacos at the DBAP! Come for the baseball, stay for the tacos. Tuesday; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701; 919.687.6500 Wednesday: Music in the Valley Crabtree Valley Mall’s concert series returns! Come relax on our patio, listen to live music and enjoy great food and drink specials from Brio Tuscan Grille, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks, and Fleming’s Steakhouse and Wine Bar. Wednesdays, 6:30 pm; Crabtree Valley mall, on the patio...

Weekend

Eco Faire at The Scrap Exchange Join in to learn about topics related to the environment and about the numerous environmental projects currently underway in the Triangle! Co-hosted by The Scrap Exchange and Don’t Waste Durham, the Eco Faire will be an interactive, educational event! The Eco Faire is taking place in coordination with The Scrap Exchange’s DIY Fest. Free; Saturday, 10 am-6 pm; The Eco Faire will be at 2020 Chapel Hill Rd, Suite 30, Durham, NC 27707; RSVP...

Five “Must Visits” when Visiting Raleigh, NC

As a newbie to living in Raleigh, NC, I quickly started to explore the area to find things that any visitor would love to do. Here is my short list of “must visits” when enjoying Raleigh: William B. Umstead State Park This park has hiking and multi-use trails that start on both sides of the park and surround three manmade lakes. The largest lake is Big Lake, which has canoe and rowboat rentals. There are also picnic grounds, shelters with fireplaces...

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Monday: New Anthem Beer Project Kitchen will host Wilmington’s popular New Anthem Beer Project on Monday, April 16th for a special four-course dinner featuring not-yet-released beers. Monday, 6:30 pm; 764 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514; 919.537.8167 Tuesday: Fullsteam Beer Dinner Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, the premier AAA Four Diamond luxury inn and golf club located on the campus of Duke University, is hosting the Fullsteam Beer Dinner featuring selections from the beloved hometown brewery. Craft...

Weekend

Grand Opening Party at Midtown Yoga It’s their grand opening weekend! Join in free classes all day (all classes are first come, first serve) and even more free activities on Saturday. The first 25 Yogis at each class on Saturday gets the chance to pop a balloon for discounts on packages and retail! Free; Saturday, 8:30 am-Sunday, 5 pm; 200 Park at North Hills Street, Suite 111, Raleigh, NC 27609 Sundays are for the Girls Make you Sunday a Funday Sunday with...

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Wednesday: North Carolina Azalea Festival The North Carolina Azalea Festival is Wilmington’s annual community celebration and the largest festival of its kind in the state. Founded in 1948, the Azalea Festival is a full week of natural beauty, big-name entertainment, festive galas, fun family events and Southern hospitality come together. Join in art, tours, concerts, a street festival, fireworks, parades and even a boxing match. This year, headliners include Billy Currington, 38 Special, and Ludacris. For community pride and springtime...

Diamond Glasses by Thumbs Up

Bored with the usual old cocktail glasses? Change it up with these diamond glasses by Thumbs Up! Uniquely designed, these glasses are in a class of its own and stand at an angle which allows you to rotate the glass in a way in which you enjoy the full bodied flavor of your favorite cocktail. The Diamond Glasses are made from Borosilicate glass, a high quality material with high tolerance to heat. Despite the glasses being thin and lightweight they...

Weekend

You Are Here: Light, Color and Sound Experiences An exciting temporary exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA), You Are Here features immersive art installations by 14 contemporary artists, including large-scale light works, sound installations, video works, mixed-media room-size environments and site-specific projects. Some are low-tech, transforming ordinary materials into awe-inspiring visuals, while others make use of experimental new media, fusing art and technology in interactive works that change in response to the viewer. This exhibition takes over an entire floor of...

3 New Night Life Destinations in Raleigh

In this day and age, it seems like everybody has a lot on their plate! It can make getting together with friends harder than it should be. However, Raleigh is the perfect spot to enjoy a happy hour excursion. There are fantastic businesses here and new ones popping up regularly. Here are the newest night life destinations in Raleigh and the surrounding areas to consider adding to the itinerary for your next adventure. CO 101 Park at N Hills St...

Weekend in Atlanta

Being able to driving to other states and amazing cities is one of the many advantages of living in the south. Tyler had a class in Atlanta for his physical therapy license, which meant a quick weekend trip to Georgia, a state I had never been. We checked into the only boutique hotel in downtown Atlanta, The Ellis Hotel. Although the room was a bit small (And I don’t know if I would classify it as luxury), it was a...