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New Feature: Localista Eat~Play~Shop Weekly Picks

In an effort to deliver a more balanced message, I'm trying something new on the blog this week. My goal is to select upcoming events from each corner of the Triangle in each of the Eat~Play~Shop categories. Midweek look for the "Localista Picks" post to highlight a few area activities and local businesses you might… Continue reading New Feature: Localista Eat~Play~Shop Weekly Picks

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{Shop Local} and Sustain-a-Bull

***Just in time for your holiday shopping consideration, I start a new series focusing on independent retail & dining establishments found in pedestrian-friendly areas of the Triangle. Bring along friends & family and spend a fun day exploring our cities on foot while supporting local small businesses.*** For the past two holiday seasons Sustain-a-Bull, Durham's… Continue reading {Shop Local} and Sustain-a-Bull

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A Perfect Pair – You and Your Local Wine (or Beer) Shop

If you've glanced at the calendar recently, you've probably noticed the holiday season is approaching at warp speed.  Thanksgiving arrives next week!  Soon thereafter, Christmas-gift-giving and New-Year-party season swing into high gear. You may have your holiday dinner menu sorted out by now (and if you do, go YOU!).  But have you considered which wine (or… Continue reading A Perfect Pair – You and Your Local Wine (or Beer) Shop