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By: Madeline Cook
Radius Pizzeria

In the heart of charming downtown Hillsborough, sits a rustic, family-friendly pizzeria where pizza is only the beginning!  At Radius Pizzeria, husband-and-wife owners Mick & Kate and their dedicated team treat everyone like a guest in their home.  If you love the idea of ingredients grown right here in North Carolina, it doesn’t get more local than Radius, where most produce for their delicious plates are sourced from counties surrounding Hillsborough.  And believe us, you’ll taste the difference from the very first bite.



Just behind the restaurant, a patio extends with seating options under shady umbrellas and onto a grassy lawn with picnic tables, making a comfy spot for your four-legged friends…

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By: Chelsea Nallenweg
Angel Island Fun Park- Durham, NC

Angel Island Fun Park is the perfect indoor play place in the Triangle to keep your kids entertained and active, especially during these hot summer days! They have two locations, Durham and Cary, and both have similar attractions. The Durham location is newly established and has a few extra features.

The Adventure Zone at Angel Island Fun Park in Durham is a giant soft play area designed for kids ages 1-12. The convenient part about this play area is that it's fully fenced in, with only one way in and out. This secure setup ensures that kids can play freely while parents can easily keep track of them. The entry system requires kids to scan their game cards to get in and turn a turntable…

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By: Chelsea Nallenweg
Cub House Play Cafe- Clayton, NC

Cub House Play Cafe is a brand new indoor play space in Clayton, just a 20 minute drive from Raleigh and conveniently located off Highway 42! This quaint indoor play space opened its doors in April and has quickly become a favorite for families with little ones. 

Cub House Play Cafe is specifically designed with young children in mind, making it the perfect spot for kids aged 6 and under to explore, play, and learn, while parents can sit at the tables surrounding it and enjoy a cup of coffee or baked goods. The play area is a rotating wonderland of engaging toys and activities like a small slide, ride-on cars, an adorable collection of baby dolls, play kitchen, dollhouse, obstacle course…

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Madeline Cook

David’s Dumpling & Noodle Bar

Spring rolls, stir fry and dumplings galore await hungry guests behind the cozy brick entrance which marks David’s Dumpling and Noodle Bar in downtown Raleigh. Having heard about this delightful Asian fusion restaurant where Vietnamese meets Chinese meets Malaysian food a few months back, our only regret is not making this a priority sooner! Needless to say, we won’t let nearly as much time pass before our next visit.



With over 50 years’ experience dating back to his time as the head chef of The Eskimo in Vietnam, Chef David Mao inspires the flavors on full display at the noodle bar. The restaurant employees are incredibly kind, and waiters exhibit impressive knowledge of the wide menu…

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By Madeline Cook


There’s so many special places for delightful dining in Downtown Raleigh, but when is the last time you prioritized dessert over dinner?  All it takes is one visit to Bittersweet cocktail and dessert lounge to have you reimagining all the wonderful possibilities for satisfying your sweet tooth.



Take a seat inside and page through a menu full of beverages and sweets.  Bittersweet is keen on gin with the likes of cocktails such as the “Gin and Jam”, a summery drink served on the rocks with a spoonful of one of seven jam flavors of your choosing as a garnish.  If you’re not a gin fan, not to worry!  Maybe the “Champagne & Gummy Bears” is more your speed, or the alcohol-free “Sun is Shining” with pineapple,…

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By: Chelsea Nallenweg
Knightdale Station Park Splash Pad- Knightdale, NC

Splash pads are now open all around the Triangle and this awesome one at Knightdale Station Park is one to put on the list! Knightdale is 20 minutes east of Raleigh. This 2,000 square foot splash pad is the perfect place for families looking to beat the North Carolina heat and enjoy some outdoor fun. 

The splash pad includes a giant water tower sprinkler, rings to run through, water shooters, and various sprayers to play with. It has something fun for anyone ages 1-13.

One of the awesome features of this splash pad is the fence that surrounds the entire splash pad area ensuring that children can play safely while parents and guardians relax. Inside the fence, there’s…

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By Madeline Cook

Jaguar Bolera

Have you heard about this vibrant, sprawling venue in Raleigh where guests enjoy fabulous food, limitless entertainment, and over a dozen varieties of beverages on tap!?  Today we’re talking about the brand new, 50,000 square foot restaurant and event space which proudly blends Southern hospitality with the flavors and beauty of Mexico.  This unique fusion is just as incredible as it sounds, with bursts of eclectic Southern style interplaying with latin influence scattered throughout the artwork, wallpaper and cuisine (brought to you by none other than season 21 Top Chef contestant Manny Barella).  You simply must visit to fully grasp this special experience, coined “Southern Hospitalidad”.



We were…

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By Chelsea Nallenweg

Kids Together Playground-  Cary, NC

This is the perfect park for summer with lots of shade, spray misters, and accessibility for everyone! Located within the serene landscapes of Marla Dorrel Park in Cary, North Carolina, the Kids Together Playground is a great example of accessible and inclusive outdoor play. This beautiful playground surrounded by nature is a testament to the collaborative efforts of Kids Together, Inc. and the town of Cary. Established in 1995, Kids Together, Inc. is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds and providing ongoing support to maintain and enhance this inclusive space for kids of all abilities. 

The Kids Together Playground is designed with accessibility at its…

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 By Madeline Cook


Lynnwood Grill & Brewery Concern

There’s nothing quite like the atmosphere of a classic neighborhood bar and grill.  Maybe it’s the ease of a come-as-you-are mentality, or the joy of spending an afternoon in a familiar setting with friends.  For some, it’s the excitement of watching the game alongside other fans.  And for those who find themselves in the Grove Barton area, near Lynn Road and Glenwood Avenue, Lynnwood Grill and Brewery Concern (LBC) delivers all of this and more.  That’s right!  This grill AND brewery in the heart of Northwest Raleigh serves up great vibes and hoppy brews crafted right there in the back of the restaurant. 



It's not just the fantastic food and drink that make Lynnwood a local…

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By Chelsea Nallenweg 


Over The Moon Play Space

Step into a universe of imagination at Over The Moon Play Space, where children from crawlers to age 10 can have stellar adventures in a space themed indoor playground! This unique indoor place space is located in Cary.

Their custom-designed rocket ship play slide lets young astronauts dress up and climb to the very top lookout to see stars. The low ropes challenge course is the perfect place for kids to practice climbing and balance. The 24-ft wide rock wall is another great practice for young climbers. They also offer many STEM toys and building activities to foster creativity and problem-solving skills.

Parents with babies and toddlers can relax in the dedicated baby area,…

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