Category Archives: North Carolina

Museum Reviews Marbles Kids Museum Raleigh Nc

Located across from Moore Square in downtown Raleigh, Marbles Kids Museum is fast becoming one of the most popular family destinations in North Carolina. The museum, which opened in late 2007, believes that children learn best through playing games and fun activities, which is the idea behind the museum’s exhibits and galleries. The first permanent

Guide to the Lynx Light Rail System of Charlotte North Carolina

On Saturday, November 24, 2007, more than 1000 people stood in line at the southernmost station of Charlotte’s Lynx Light Rail System. The line to ride the new light rail on opening day snaked back from the platform into the parking garage causing police to temporarily close the garage to incoming cars. The people of

Museum Reviews North Carolina Museum of Art

Located on Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, the North Carolina Museum of Art boasts an impressive collection of art from around the world, from ancient times to modern. Visitors to the museum’s permanent collection can see works from renowned European artists such as Botticelli, Rubens, and Monet as well as works by American artists like

The best Chinese Restaurants in Raleigh

For decades, Chinese food has been one of America’s favorite ethnic cuisines. Unfortunately, most of the dishes found in American Chinese restaurants are about as Chinese as apple pie. The items found on many menus have been created to suit American tastes and cannot be considered authentic. When in Raleigh, here are a few Chinese

Chinese Restaurants Raleigh North Carolina

Looking for tasty Chinese cuisine in Raleigh, North Carolina? You will not be disappointed. Below are reviews of some of the best Chinese restaurants in the area. Red Dragon Chinese Restaurant 2513 Fairview Rd. 919.782.1102 Red Dragon’s website proudly states: “We are the Triangle’s oldest and most authentic Chinese cuisine” ( And there is

North Carolina Eastern Style Bbq

As a recent transplant to Raleigh, I was surprise to find that barbecue is a common topic of conversation around the water-cooler at work. I was even more surprised to lean that I did not even know what barbeque was! What I knew as barbeque is known as grilling here in North Carolina. This Yankee

Family Vacation in Raleigh Nc

Carolina blue skies are the prettiest over North Carolina’s charming city of Raleigh. It is a wonderful vacation spot for the entire family. Neither too large or too small, it has the perfect amount of activities for every age group and the cost is very family-friendly, something we’re all seeking this particular vacation season. Listed

Best Jobs Raleigh

Like the rest of the nation, Raleigh, NC has been hit hard by the economic downturn, but the news is not all bad. In terms of economic performance, a report by the Brookings Institution lists the Raleigh metro area as the strongest in North Carolina and among the top 40 in the nation. The Brookings

Pullen Park Pullen Park Amusements Battlezone Laser Tag Adventure Landing Family Fun in Raleigh

Family fun in Raleigh, North Carolina couldn’t get any better. When it comes to fun amusement parks, Raleigh’s got it. Here are the top locations for family fun in Raleigh, NC. Adventure Landing can be found in various states, including Raleigh, NC. Adventure Landing is one of the top locations for family fun for their

Raleigh North Carolina Cameron Village the Triangle Shopping

Need a day of shopping in the Raleigh, North Carolina area? If you want to get away from the cookie-cutter, enclosed, cold, shopping mall atmosphere, Cameron Village in Raleigh, North Carolina is just the place. Think of it as the old-fashioned Avenue-type shopping areas where you could meander an afternoon away, strolling down tree-lined walks,