Archives: January 2014

Snow Day

As we in the Triangle anxiously await a potential snow day, we decided to make a list of fun things we like to do in the snow! Hopefully we all get to do some of these; especially those of you with kids at home! Play! Duh. Make snow angels Make snow men (and women, must […]

Triangle Boasts Top Sipping Spots

For those of you looking for a new watering hole, Southern Living has compiled a list of the “100 Best Bars of the South” and the Triangle area claimed 3 spots on the list. The Crunkleton in Chapel Hill, Mateo Tapas in Durham, and Poole’s Diner in Raleigh were all picks; the only other NC […]

Book of Lists – 2014

Triangle Business Journal hosted its first-ever Power Party on December 5th at PNC Arena to celebrate the list-makers in our region.  The elite soiree gave a symbolic nod to the James Bond theme – fitting, since we find ourselves amid leaders who certainly are worthy of a “007” status.  The Triangle Business Journal’s annual Book of […]

Rock ‘N’ Roll Fun Run

Are you running in the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon or Half-Marathon this April? Organizers are giving marathoners or other curious running enthusiasts a chance to preview the route! Three chances, actually. There are three fun runs planned through downtown in the coming months, the first of which is on Sunday, January 26th. Runners […]

Excitement Awaits In Chapel Hill!

Do you crave excitement? Adventure? Fine dining and culture? Well good news, you don’t have to go to a big city to have that lifestyle! Not according to Movoto, at least. The folks over at the Movoto blog have composed their list of The 10 Most Exciting Small Cities In America,  and our neighbors over in […]

Tour Historic Raleigh With New App!

Raleigh Historic is a free mobile app that puts Raleigh history at your fingertips. Developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University and the Raleigh Historic Development Commission, Raleigh Historic allows you to explore the architecture, places,and people that have shaped the city’s history. Learn about Raleigh through layered, […]

Preventing Frozen Pipes

When water freezes, it expands. That’s why a can of soda explodes if it’s put into a freezer to chill quickly and forgotten. When water freezes in a pipe, it expands the same way. If it expands enough, the pipe bursts, water escapes and serious damage results. Why Pipes Burst Surprisingly, ice forming in a […]

Mudrooms Aren’t So Muddy These Days

The mudroom has become a fairly common feature in many new homes today; custom builders are combining both form and function in what used to be a strictly utilitarian room in the home. Many are adding organizational design features like cubbies and shelving. In many homes the mudroom is being smartly combined with a laundry […]