In the heart of Durham’s Central Park District thrives an adult playground. A fun crawl, if you will. A square city block where one can throw an ax, relive retro arcade games, jam to live music, compete at bocce, and relax at one of the city’s most notable breweries. Sprinkle in a few restaurant choices, and it’s a one-stop Lyft to a fun day or evening.Read More
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Debbie Kitts is a freelance writer living in North Raleigh (#NORAnc) with her husband, their two school-age children, and no pets—which according to her children makes her “The most unfair mom ever!” When not overcoming her motherhood inadequacies, Debbie enjoys reading, yoga for sanity, stalking local real estate, and immersing herself in the surrounding community.
There’s no better way to enjoy our heavenly spring weather than hanging al fresco. And thanks to the success of trendy spots like The Durham Hotel and old faithfuls like Top of the Hill, rooftop opportunities are now in abundance throughout the Triangle. OTL headed out, and up, to determine Raleigh’s RoofTop of the Class.Read More
For all the stink my neighborhood can raise when yet another grocery store is proposed in our vicinity (good try, Publix), one might think the new Sprouts Farmers Market is an unwelcome intruder. Yet the Sprouts parking lot has been jammed-packed since it’s soft open on March 14th. It’s the first Sprout’s location in North Carolina, and therefore a great grocery store mystery to most of us outside of those who migrated here from Arizona or Atlanta. “A watered-down Whole Foods! “A glorified Trader Joe’s!” That was the word on the street while awaiting opening day.Read More
As a thirty-something mother-of-two, my “girls night out” have evolved accordingly. Less often are Saturday nights hitting the hot spots of downtown (sigh) and more often are civilized evenings with less need for Uber rides. But that doesn’t mean our GNO are any less fun or the company any less amazing.Read More
I’ve heard the rumblings of Magellan Charter School’s greatness well before my oldest was ever a student in the wake county public school system, and the school’s stellar reputation increases in my various parent circles as she inches towards third grade (Magellan serves grades 3-8). Yet rarely can anyone tell me very much about the school. It begged me to ask, what’s all the fuss?Read More