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Best Halloween Events in the Triangle Area [2022 Updated]

Best Halloween Events Triangle NC

Halloween is almost here, and that means people all over the Triangle area are looking for fun events to kick off the spooky holiday. From family-friendly locations to those geared towards grownups, we’ve found some of the best Halloween events of the year

Pumpkin Patch Express - October 1-30 (select days) 

Durham, NC | More Info

Bring the entire family to the Pumpkin Patch Express at the Museum of Life + Science in Durham. The fun runs every weekend through the end of October. You do need...

The Best Farmers Markets in The Triangle Area

Best Farmers Markets in Triangle Area NC

One of the best ways to support the local community and save money on groceries is to shop at your local farmers market. Fruits and vegtables are of course the foundation of any good farmers market, but you might get lucky and also find cool vendors selling everything from fiery hot salsa to gluten-free bread to apple pies and other delicious treats. So if you're looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon while also supporting local, here's a look at just are some of the best farmers markets in the Triangle Area.

The State Farmers Market

1201 Agriculture St, Raleigh, NC 27603 | Website...

The Best Mid-Century Modern Furniture Stores in The Triangle Area

Best Mid Century Modern Furniture Stores Triangle Area North Carolina

The Triangle Area has a large concentration of Modernist homes, including homes of this style in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh. While many people are attracted to Mid-Century Modern architecture due to its common style points like clean lines, flat rooflines and neutral color hues, others are simply searching for Mid-Century Modern furnishings to accent their existing homes.

Luckily, the area has several Mid-Century Modern stores to choose from, selling everything from chairs and tables to sofas and décor. Here are a few of the best new and vintage furniture shops to check out when...

Best Triangle Area Date Night Ideas [2022 Edition]

Best Date Night Spots Triangle Area NC

From arcade games to live music, couples painting to a food hall, here are some of the best date night ideas in the Triangle area:

Boxcar Bar + Arcade

330 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601 | Website 

If you want to feel like a kid again, you can always get your game on at Boxcar Bar + Arcade. The venue has locations in Raleigh and Durham, with dozens of old school games to choose from, including pinball, air hockey and arcade games that start at just a quarter. The business also has a seasonal cocktail menu, a full liquor bar and two dozen rotating American craft beers on tap. ...

The Best Date Night Spots in Durham, NC [2022 Edition]

Best Date Night Spots Durham NC

If you’re looking for a place to plan a first date, or just a night out with your sweetie, Durham isn't short on fun and creative ideas. We explore just a few below...

The Roof at the Durham

315 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701 | Website

For sweeping views overlooking Downtown Durham, take your next date night to The Roof at The Durham. The space is open year-round for cocktails, craft beer, small family-produced wine, a raw bar and small plates. It’s also a good spot to catch some live music on select nights.  

The Complete Triangle Area Relocation & Cost of Living Guide

Triangle Area Relocation Guide & Cost of Living Guide

Thousands of new residents come to The Triangle area in North Carolina every month, lured by high-tech jobs, a prime location and countless nearby amenities. 

Introduction to the Area

From sports and outdoor recreation to area museums, highly respected universities to outdoor recreation, The Triangle area of North Carolina is a desirable place to call home. The area boasts historic homes and new construction, top employers and a number of high-ranking public schools.

Sometimes called the Research Triangle, The Triangle takes its name from the towns and cities tied to three of the nation’s most...

Chapel Hill's Complete List of Fall Festivals & Events [2022 Edition]

Chapel Hill Fall Events

While some annual events are postponed in Chapel Hill this fall due to the on-going pandemic, there’s still plenty going on in and around town to mark the season. From the farm to campus, get the calendar ready for some of these fun fall activities in Chapel Hill this year...

Movies with Goats

  • When: Fridays/Saturdays through September 17
  • Where: Spring Haven Farm
  • Website

You still have a few weekends left to catch Movies with Goats at Spring Haven Farm. Friday night is date night and Saturday is family night under the stars. Watch a movie on the farm’s...

Fun Fall Events & Activities in Durham, NC [2022 Edition]

Durham Fall Events

From pumpkins to ballgames, festivals to flowers, there’s plenty going on in Durham, NC this fall. Featured below are just some of the fun-filled fall event and festivities you'll find happening around Durham in 2021. For more information about a particular event, visit the event website linked below, and if there's something we forgot to include, let us know in the comments section at the bottom!

Durham Farmers’ Market

  • When: Saturdays through November 20
  • Where: Pavilion at Durham Central Park
  • Website

There’s still...

The Top BBQ Joints in North Carolina's Triangle Area

Triangle Area BBQ Restaurants

North Carolina has some of the best BBQ around, and when you take your search for great barbeque to the Triangle Area, you won’t leave hungry or disappointed. Some of the best BBQ joints around are true favorites with the locals and with new customers, alike.

Backyard BBQ Pitt – Durham

5122 NC-55, Durham, NC | Website

The name says it all at Backyard BBQ Pitt in Durham. This local hot-spot is big on barbecue, but it may just be best known for its hickory-smoked, pit-cooked pork shoulder. This no-frills barbeque joint was recently ranked...

Best Dog Parks in The Triangle Area

Triangle Area Best Dog Parks North Carolina

Many people look for nearby conveniences when choosing a new place to call home, and it’s certainly no different for those with four-legged family members. While there are quite a few fantastic parks in the Research Triangle Area, some prospective new residents are looking for dog-friendly locations. Luckily, there are some fantastic options when it comes to local dog parks, too. 

Oakwood Dog Park - Raleigh


As for dog parks in the City of Raleigh, owners have to clean up after their pets and keep their dogs from digging. Dogs also have...

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