North Hills: Continuing to Thrive and Expand

North Hills – The perfect place to shop, dine, live, work, play and stay! Lindsey Bacon shares a 2017 update on what’s coming soon to Midtown.





Cary Lazy Daze Sticks to Two-Day Schedule in August

The annual Cary Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival is confirmed to stick with the newly expanded two-day schedule in 2017.





Read With Me Children’s Bookstore to Open in Downtown Raleigh

In January, the Downtown Raleigh Alliance announced that Christine Brenner, a former teacher and school librarian, will be opening a children’s bookstore called “Read With Me”, hopefully in March of 2017.





Guide to Local Retailers at University Place in Chapel Hill

University Place, located in the heart of Chapel Hill, features local retailers offering gourmet foods, home goods, jewelry, menswear, womenswear, and children’s clothing.





Quail Ridge Books Settling into to New North Hills Home

Quail Ridge Books – Raleigh’s community bookstore – has re-opened in North Hills shopping center after relocating from Ridgewood shopping center.





{Movers & Shakers} Cute Buttons, Hunt & Gather, and Nüvonivo Sprout New Beginnings

Lots of retailers are moving and shaking around the Triangle this summer season.





{New Boutique on the Block} Local Squirrel Plants Roots in Cameron Village

In anticipation of The Local Squirrel’s Grand Opening this Thursday, Lisa, Lindsey, and I had the great privilege to get an inside look at the store’s creation and talk shop with owner Rachael Pusateri about her story! After opening about a month ago, the Local Squirrel now has its roots and is fully prepared to […]





A Moon & Lola Gift for Your Manfriend Valentine

Think Moon & Lola {Apex and Raleigh | online} is just for the ladies? Think again – especially if you’re looking for a unique gift for the well-dressed man in your life for Valentine’s Day next month. (PS: Don’t delay though! You have to order by tomorrow to ensure personalized items are delivered in time […]





Last-Minute Gifts Under $25 and $50 That You Can Take Home Today!

Shopping last minute? No big deal when you shop local – and you won’t break the bank, either! Check out these great finds under $25 and $50 that you can take home with you today. Many stores are open generous hours on Christmas Eve, too… for those truly last-minute gifts. Happy shopping, y’all! Raleigh Seaboard […]





Gather Reopening in Downtown Raleigh!

Gather, a lively gift shop and classroom, has just relocated from Downtown Cary to Downtown Raleigh’s Franklin Street. Owners describe the new shop as “small, cozy and full of soul”. The festive Grand Reopening Party will take place on December 4th from 6:00-10:00 pm. At this event, Gather will also be hosting their Made by Men Market, […]