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Yes, October will be Outstanding Indeed

Ah, October. I can see you from the precipice of September and you look outstanding. How outstanding do you look? Let me count the ways. |UPDATE | Sooo the first weekend of October was kind of a wash out because of all that rain, resulting in cancellations. But there's still half a month remaining and… Continue reading Yes, October will be Outstanding Indeed

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What Would a Localista Do in Durham this Weekend? Revel in it.

Sure, it’s a question you ask yourself each week around this time, what to do with your weekend. I ask myself that very same question and here’s how I’d answer myself if I was planning to spend this weekend, June 19 – 21, in Durham. Friday, the third Friday especially, is the perfect time to… Continue reading What Would a Localista Do in Durham this Weekend? Revel in it.

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What Would a Localista Do in Cary this Weekend? All This.

Sure, it’s a question you ask yourself each week around this time, what to do with your weekend. I ask myself that very same question and here’s how I’d answer myself if I was planning to spend this weekend, May 29 – 31, in Cary. Yes, Cary. A late Spring Friday evening is best enjoyed… Continue reading What Would a Localista Do in Cary this Weekend? All This.

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What Would a Localista Do in Carrboro This Weekend?

Sure, it's a question you ask yourself each week around this time, what to do with your weekend. I ask myself that very same question and here's how I'd answer myself if I was planning to spend this weekend, May 15 - 17, in Carrboro. Friday night I'd leave work promptly and head directly to… Continue reading What Would a Localista Do in Carrboro This Weekend?

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Been Meaning to Explore Hillsborough? Do It This Weekend!

Sometimes the path less traveled is the most interesting. I know I don't feel as though I visit the communities in Orange County nearly often enough, especially Hillsborough. This cool, small town will be bustling with activities this weekend. If you've been meaning to spend some quality time getting to know this historic corner of the… Continue reading Been Meaning to Explore Hillsborough? Do It This Weekend!

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Why April is the Best Month

Full disclosure: I love April. I love Spring. The return of verdant green landscapes dotted with patches of blossoming trees and brilliant blooms elevates my mood and reignites my desire to explore all corners of the Triangle.  For me this month lacks nothing, except perhaps ample time to enjoy all of the eat ~ play… Continue reading Why April is the Best Month

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ICYMI: While the Blues were Battling So Were the Art Museums

Last night was the first of two "Battle of the Blues" match ups between Duke and Carolina this season. I'm sure many of you watched and you were left either jubilant or dejected with the outcome. Spirits on both sides of that famed rivalry run high. However while glued to the TV screen some of… Continue reading ICYMI: While the Blues were Battling So Were the Art Museums

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15 Things to Love about 2015 in the Triangle

The new year has just started and there's already quite a bit to look forward to in our region of the Old North State, including new ways to eat, play and shop locally right here at home. Number one on my watch list is the first quarter planned opening of the long awaited, greatly anticipated,… Continue reading 15 Things to Love about 2015 in the Triangle

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21 Days to Play – When you want to climb the walls, try Triangle Rock Club

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll share “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your… Continue reading 21 Days to Play – When you want to climb the walls, try Triangle Rock Club