Doughman 2013The annual Doughman event was held in Durham on May 25, 2013. Teams of four had to eat, then run, swim or bike.
Memorial Day eventsParades and prayers in honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Mudcats down Dash, 5-1The Carolina Mudcats downed the Winston-Salem Dash 5-1 Friday, May 24, 2013 at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, N.C.
Midtown Farmers Market, May 25, 2013Sunny skies and the start of the holiday weekend brought a crowd to Midtown Farmers Market May 25, 2013
Downtown Nightlife Photos: May 20-26Browse Raleigh's downtown nightlife scene. Pics taken May 15-21, 2013, at Oryx, Havoc, downtown Raleigh, The Black Flower, Still Life, Mosaic, Downtown Pub and Grill, Five Points, Myst, Longbranch, Cornerstone Tavern, Myst, Pantana Bob's, Rum Runners, 606, Napper Tandy's and Noir. Photos courtesy of Carolinanightlife.com.
Doughman, anime convention lead our weekend best betsFrom anime fans to an SNL alum taking the stage, we have a little something for everyone this weekend.
Triangle restaurant openings, closings (May 24, 2013)New food trucks and another north Raleigh restaurant closes.
Live music this week in the TriangleHere are this week's picks for live music in the Triangle.
Heading to the beach this weekend? Our picksWRAL loves the beach. Check out some of our Five Favorite restaurants, beaches and more. And see the restaurant ratings for some of your favorite beach spots.
Got To Be NC 2013The 2013 Got To Be NC Festival was May 17-19 at the State Fairgrounds. The festival celebrates NC agriculture with food events, rides, animal exhibits, live music and other attractions.
Artsplosure 2013Artsplosure, Raleigh's spring arts festival, kicked off Friday, May 17, 2013 and features music, food, an art market and crafts for kids. It's an annual downtown draw.
The Midtown Raleigh Farmers Market is located on the Commons at North Hills. The market is open Saturdays, 8am to noon, from April to November, and fosters a community atmosphere and delivers fresh foods from producers to your table.
This is a celebration of our local beer, wine, food, and farms all enhanced by superb music!! There is so much North Carolina has to offer in regards to our beers, wineries, sustainable farms, the restaurants that buy from our farms and of course the great music that helps that NC beer, wine and food go down so well!
The DoughMan is the world's premier quadrathlon: part triathlon (bike, run, swim/water event), part competitive eating event featuring Durham's unique restaurants and vendors.
The Town of Cary and Triangle Wind Ensemble present 'An American Celebration,' featuring selections from the music of John Williams.
The Lollipops were born out of a very dark time in founder Iggy Cosky's life.
Finesse is an alumnus of 'Saturday Night Live.'
We'll have a blast welcoming back summer and celebrating the USA with Memorial Day play! Join us for a Star-Spangled Dance Party, Fireworks Painting, Rocket Science and more spring into summer fun.
Cameron Bar & Grill is excited to launch a new series of monthly beer dinners! This month we are hosting a one-night-only 5 course dinner featuring beers from Raleigh Brewing Company.
The Blue Rocks visit the Mudcats for this matchup.
Join us every Tuesday for Big Slow Tom's Trivia from 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. then stick around for Trashy Trivia at 10 p.m.
The 'Dinosaurs in Motion' sculptures take interaction to a whole new dimension, where visitors can actually manipulate the creatures with lever-and-pulley systems or remote controls.
The Durham Bulls are a Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Join us every Wednesday on the Promenade at Waverly Place in Cary for an exciting free family friendly concert series.
Based out of Raleigh, NC, Suicide Blonde is comprised of "children of the 80s" who have united to bring back the spirit of this incredible decade.
Join us for the tapping of Positive Contact, a fruit beer from Dogfish Head. This beer is brewed with organic apple cider, organic cilantro, and dried cayenne pepper.
Where Jazz comes to life... A new Thursday night Jazz series at American Tobacco!
Two-time Grammy-Award winner LeAnn Rimes joins the Symphony to perform the songs that made her legendary.
Oak City 7 is a free concert series in downtown Raleigh's Fayetteville Street Mall and City Plaza. Running on Thursdays in the summer, the concerts are free and open to the public!
CSF unite@night walk will help increase awareness about Chiari and help fund research projects that can potentially find answers to help those suffering from this disorder.
Elmo, The Count, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Bert & Ernie and all their funny and furry friends take to the stage to share the magical world of music with children.
Everclear will share the stage with fellow rock bands Live, Filter and Sponge, for a decidedly edgier Summerland trek.
Best pet-friendly restaurants
World of Beer, Cafe Caturra, Boylan Bridge Brewpub, Tylers Restaurant & Taproom - Durham, Weathervane, Henry's Gelato
Best Pubs for NC Craft Beer
Village Draft House, World of Beer, Tyler's Restaurant & Taproom - Raleigh, Brewmasters Bar & Grill, Tobacco Road Sports Cafe (Durham), Tyler's Restaurant & Taproom - Apex, Tyler's Restaurant & Taproom - Chapel Hill/Carrboro, Tylers Restaurant & Taproom - Durham, Tobacco Road Sports Cafe (Chapel Hill), Tobacco Road Sports Cafe (Raleigh)
Mother's Day gift ideas
Videri Chocolate Factory, State Farmers' Market, Tin Roof Teas, Sugarland - Raleigh, Sugarland - Chapel Hill, The Cupcake Shoppe Bakery , Daisy Cakes, The Cupcake Bar
Best Mexican restaurants
Gonza Tacos Y Tequila, Chubby's Tacos - Raleigh, Centro Mexican Restaurant, Jibarra, Dos Taquitos Xoco
Gonza Tacos Y Tequila, Chubby's Tacos - Raleigh, La Rancherita Mexican Restaurant, Flying Burrito, Armadillo Grill