Features

N.C. Theatre Reaches New Heights

Before “Hamilton” became famous on the Broadway stage, there was Lin-Manuel Miranda’s college project: “In the Heights.”

The musical began off-Broadway in New York City in 2008, not far from Washington Heights, where the show takes place. A diverse community on the brink of change experiences firsts, lasts, hope, love and heartbreak, over the span... Read More

Celebrate German Culture at Triangle Oktoberfest

This weekend, head to Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre for the most exciting Wiener Dog Races in North Carolina. There will also be stein-hoisting and nail-driving contests at the 5th Annual Triangle Oktoberfest.

The Apex Sunrise and Cary MacGregor Rotary Clubs, in partnership with the Town of Cary, host the annual fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 19, from... Read More

Flower Power: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Lasting Impact

The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, opening Saturday, Oct. 13, at the North Carolina Museum of Art, showcases the bright, airy work of O’Keeffe alongside works by 20 emerging artists who share themes from her modernist style.

The exhibition features 35 iconic works by O’Keeffe, including floral paintings, skyscrapers and desert landscapes. The pieces,... Read More

Mac and Cheese Throwdown for Hope

What could be better than an evening enjoying some of the Triangle’s best Mac & Cheese and craft cocktails? How about knowing that you’re also supporting a great cause at the same time?

The annual Mac and Cheese Throwdown and Bartender Showdown benefiting The Hope Center at Pullen will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct.... Read More

Food & Dining

Alley Twenty Six

Called the “The Foodie Capital of the South,” by the New York Post, Durham is a bona fide culinary destination, and luckily, it’s just a short drive away. On your next trip to the Bull City, consider ducking into Alley Twenty Six, an upscale food-and-spirits haunt that’s become a go-to hotspot.

Alley Twenty Six is... Read More

North Carolina Spirits Month

Did you know that October is North Carolina Spirits Month?

Three years ago, the Distillers Association of North Carolina received the official designation from the governor. Since then, the number of permitted distilleries in the state has risen to 81. Craft distilling is a dynamic industry worldwide, and in this country, it is projected to... Read More

Home & Garden

Buy, Renovate, Repeat

It’s happening all over: A home that needs work hits the market and sells. Renovations commence, and soon it’s back on the market at a higher asking price.

It’s the process of “flipping” a house, and data published this year shows Western Wake County is no exception to the trend. Four Western Wake ZIP codes... Read More

Renovation Roadmap

Rarely does a time of seemingly endless dust, disruption and impatience pair with boundless excitement, anticipation and joy, except during home renovations. The choice to renovate is a tough one, and the process can be challenging. But in Wake County’s soaring housing market, it’s a choice many are making.

Before you embark on your next... Read More

We Love

We Love! October 2018

We Love! October 2018

1. Psychedelic Relics Complete your outfit with one of these handmade, resin-poured necklaces. Each one is unique and customizable in size, shape and color; small pendants, $8; bangle pendant, $15; doughnut pendant, $22. facebook.com/TheJunkDrawerCrafter

2. Drinks on Me Add some color to your coffee table or bar top with these coasters from... Read More

We Love! September 2018

We Love! September 2018

1. Dress for Success This soft sweater dress is perfect for fall and winter days when you want to look cute and stay warm. Pair it with a long necklace and boots or heels to complete the look; dress, $45; necklace, $25. hollandmain.com

2. Trouser Power Make a statement in your next... Read More