Archives: October 2013

Oakwood Cemetery

  Since it’s the spookiest day of the year, we thought we would take you on a quick tour of Raleigh’s Oakwood Cemetery. Oakwood Cemetery is beautiful, historically significant, and probably a little spooky at night. Oakwood is almost 150 years old and spans 102 acres just outside of downtown Raleigh. There are many notable […]


Trick-Or-Treat The Trails!

Looking for an easy and safe place to take the kids on Halloween? Try Garner’s Trick-or-Treat The Trails at White Deer Park! The Town of Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department will be holding its annual event this Thursday, October 31st from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Get the family dressed up and make […]


Holiday Shopping Alert!

If you are already in holiday shopping mode, listen up! This holiday season, for the first time ever, more than 80 retailers and restaurants in downtown Raleigh are joining together to offer a Downtown Raleigh gift card. This gift card, which can be purchased through the Downtown Raleigh Alliance, will be accepted at almost any shop or […]


Taste Of North Hills

  Put your eating pants on, Taste of North Hills is almost upon us! For the week of Monday, October 28th-Sunday, November 3rd the restaurants of North Hills will be serving up indulgent, specially priced meals guaranteed to please the palate. Restaurants are offering special 3-course menus for both lunch and dinner (depending on the […]



RTP: Great For Job Seekers!

A new report from NerdWallet, a personal finance website, finds that the Research Triangle Park area is the best bet for finding a job in North Carolina. Four RTP-area towns are included in its newly released list of the best places in North Carolina for job-seekers. NerdWallet analyzed 46 North Carolina cities and towns using four metrics: […]



October Home Maintenance Checklist

October is the first full month of Fall! Have you winterized your house yet? Here’s a great checklist for getting your home prepped for the colder months! Visit MSN Real Estate for more tips! 1. Repair roof shingles 2. Repair siding 3. Reinforce windows Replace your screens with storm windows. If you have older single-pane […]


Triangle Home Sales Up In September

Triangle homes sales were up 16 percent year-over-year in September and up 23 percent for the third quarter, according to Triangle Multiple Listing Service. The residential sales market sold 2,325 homes in September compared to 2,895 homes sold in August, but it is fairly predictable to see a slight drop in sales going into the Fall months. The average […]


Triangle Home Sales Up In September

Triangle homes sales were up 16 percent year-over-year in September and up 23 percent for the third quarter, according to Triangle Multiple Listing Service. The residential sales market sold 2,325 homes in September compared to 2,895 homes sold in August, but it is fairly predictable to see a slight drop in sales going into the Fall months. The average […]