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    Knightdale Town Spotlight

    By The JAG Team | August 9, 2022

    Located just nine miles from Downtown Raleigh, Knightdale is an eclectic town that continues to add amenities that attract new residents. According to the U.S Census Bureau, the population of Knightdale is 19,576, which has doubled in the last fifteen years. For those seeking a growing town with plenty of dining, shopping, and excellent proximity... Read More

    Our Top Picks for Brunch in the Triangle

    By The JAG Team | April 13, 2022

    Learning to be a local Series There’s nothing quite like brunch. This weekend morning tradition is a staple for many Triangle residents, and it’s no wonder. Brunch tends to be a social event where friends and family can connect over unforgettable food and delightful cocktails. Across Raleigh-Durham, phenomenal chefs are tackling brunch menus in ways... Read More

    Best BBQ Places In the Triangle

    By Lisa Shackleford | May 14, 2021

    When you say the word “BBQ” in North Carolina, this refers to a specific way of smoking pork, as opposed to other parts of the country where a BBQ is a party where food is served, but can be anything from hot dogs to steaks. In Raleigh, eastern-style barbecue rules supreme over Lexington-style, with the... Read More

    Top Mexican Food Places in the Triangle

    By Lisa Shackleford | May 5, 2021

    Nothing says Cinco de Mayo more than great tacos and a refreshing beverage. While Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated in Mexico, it has become a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage in the United States. Here is a list of the best places to get your Mexican fix in the Triangle.  Gonza Tacos... Read More

    Best Places to Watch March Madness in the Triangle

    By Lisa Shackleford | March 19, 2021

    College basketball is a way of life in North Carolina, especially in the Raleigh-Durham metro area. The Triangle is home to UNC, Duke, and NC State, and Wake Forest University is only a 90-minute drive west from Raleigh. No matter which team you are rooting for during the tournament, there are some great places to... Read More

    A Guide to the Top Breweries in the Triangle

    By Lisa Shackleford | March 16, 2021

    The Raleigh Durham Metro area has seen an explosion in breweries opening over the last 15 years. Breweries are a great place to relax, try a new brew, indulge in a yummy snack from a food truck and hear live music. Below is a list of some of the best breweries in the Triangle.  Lonerider... Read More

    A Guide to Farmers’ Markets in the Triangle

    By Lisa Shackleford | March 5, 2021

    Spring is on its way to the Triangle, and with that comes the re-opening or ramping up of the Farmers’ Markets in the area. Below is a comprehensive list of farmer’s markets throughout the Raleigh-Durham metro area. Apex Farmers’ Market 220 N Salem St, Apex NC 27502 Opens March 11th: Saturday, 9 am – 12... Read More

    New Restaurants In Raleigh

    By Lisa Shackleford | March 1, 2021

    Despite the challenges faced by the restaurant industry, many brave chefs have decided to open new restaurants, much to the delight of Raleigh foodies. Here are some of the most anticipated restaurants in the city that are either scheduled to open early this year, or have just opened their doors.   Bongiorno and Son Do... Read More

    Major Revitalization Plan for Downtown Apex Scheduled to Begin in 2021

    By Lisa Shackleford | February 24, 2021

    The Town of Apex is looking to make 2021 a year of transformation for the town by embarking on its long-planned downtown revitalization plan. Apex is a community that has begun to grow exponentially, as the price of housing in Cary rises very rapidly. Town officials are working to create a vibrant downtown atmosphere on... Read More

    The Best Of Grocery Stores in The Raleigh-Durham Metro Area

    By Lisa Shackleford | February 19, 2021

    There is no doubt that improving technology, changing consumer preferences and the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that we shop for food. This is especially true in the Raleigh-Durham area, where the population is said to grow by 20 people a day. This trend has not slowed down, despite the year-long challenges of the... Read More