Honeycutt Team Real Estate Blog | Durham and Raleigh NC - Blog Archive: October, 2023

Wake Forest, North Carolina, is a charming town with a rich history and a vibrant community. Nestled at the heart of this growing town is Holding Village, a remarkable neighborhood with a plethora of amenities. With a diverse array of homes and a strong sense of community, Holding Village is a top choice for families and individuals looking to settle down in Wake Forest. Let's take a closer look at what makes this neighborhood so special.

Builder Diversity

Holding Village boasts a diverse selection of homes with builders like Pulte Homes, Garman Homes, Tri Pointe Homes, and Toll Brothers all building in the neighborhood. This diversity ensures that prospective residents have a wide range of options to choose from, including townhomes, single-family…

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In the heart of Durham, North Carolina, Mezcalito stands as a testament to the local dining scene, offering a unique take on Tex-Mex cuisine. Whether you're a local looking for your new favorite spot or a traveler passing through, Mezcalito's distinctive charm, great outdoor seating, and imaginative decor create an unforgettable dining experience.

An Oasis of Outdoor Dining

Durham's Mezcalito is famous for its exceptional outdoor seating. Located in the heart of the city, this eatery allows you to dine under the open sky, creating a welcoming atmosphere that is perfect for any time of year. The spacious outdoor patio is adorned with colorful furniture and lush greenery, making it a serene oasis amidst the city's hustle and bustle.

As you sit…

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Among the many gems Raleigh has to offer, Pullen Park stands out as a historic and beloved destination. Covering a sprawling 66.4 acres, this wonderful park is a favorite spot for families and individuals seeking time in the outdoors.

A Glimpse into Pullen Park's History

Pullen Park holds the distinction of being the first public park in North Carolina, founded in 1887. Its history is as captivating as its lush landscapes, making it a must-visit spot for those interested in the history of Raleigh and the state.

Pullen Park has undergone numerous transformations throughout the years. One of its most notable features in its early days was the inclusion of a zoo, which housed exotic animals such as alligators and monkeys. Although the zoo has…

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Prime BBQ, founded by the renowned pitmaster Christopher Prieto, is a barbecue haven that boasts mouthwatering meats, excellent sides, and a location that makes it perfect for a family outing. Here's a closer look at what makes Prime BBQ so special.

A Taste of Texas in North Carolina 

If you're a barbecue nerd and love Texas BBQ, you don't have to travel to the Lone Star State to satisfy your cravings. Prime BBQ in Knightdale serves up authentic Texas-style barbecue that will knock your socks off. The meats are slow-smoked to perfection, and the seasoning is a testament to the artistry that defines Texas barbecue.

A Perfect Family Destination 

Founded by Christopher Prieto, Prime BBQ is conveniently located right across the street from…

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When the North Carolina State Fair comes to town, it's like a magnet, pulling in crowds from all corners of the state and beyond. The excitement is palpable, and the memories created are unforgettable. As someone who has experienced it firsthand, I can attest that the North Carolina State Fair is a truly remarkable event.

 

All About the North Carolina State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair is a cherished annual tradition that traces its roots back to the 19th century. It's a celebration of agriculture, industry, entertainment, and, of course, food. This fair has grown into one of the largest and most anticipated fairs in the Southeastern United States, and it takes place in the heart of Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina. Typically…

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When Torchy's Tacos opened in Raleigh in 2021, it opened to long lines for weeks. Now the Triangle has another Torchy's to add to the mix in Wake Forest. I can tell you from first-hand experience, it does not disappoint!


All About Torchy's 

Torchy's Tacos was founded in Austin, TX and now has over 90 locations nationwide. There are currently two locations in the Triangle (Raleigh and Wake Forest).

Their tacos have created almost a cult following and create buzz wherever they go. The slogan "Damn Good" came from the founder, Mike Rypka, overhearing a customer saying "Damn, these tacos are good". They live up to the slogan!

Tacos Galore 

They have countless taco options on the menu. We had the "Trailer Park" and "Democrat". Both were…

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