April 2022, Issue II
View of the front entrance of Heights House Hotel, a large brick Italianette-style mansion painted in a green-gray color with white trim
Heights House Hotel Named Among World's Best New Hotels
Opened just one year ago in downtown Raleigh, this boutique property was completely transformed by locals Sarah and Jeff Shepherd (and now Travel + Leisure has named it among the world's best new places to stay!). READ MORE
The Best Trails to Hike, Bike and Run in Raleigh, N.C.
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Skyline views, world-class art, massive suspension bridges, brutally steep hills and more—these are the spots to hike, bike and run in the Raleigh area on a perfect spring day! FIND A TRAIL
A Guide to the Best Brunch Spots in the City of Oaks
Overhead view of a meal that includes coffee and a bowl of eggs and cajun-style grits
Weekends are meant to be brunched on! A perfect opportunity to reunite with friends and family over muffins and mimosas, we've rounded up 20 local favorites for your next outing in the City of Oaks. SEE LIST
Save the Date for These 20 Spring and Summer Concert Picks in the Raleigh Area
View from side of stage at Red Hat Amphitheater, with large crowd standing and watching band and view of Raleigh skyline at dusk in the background
Live music season is back in action! Venues across the Raleigh area have calendars that are packed more than ever, so we've had longtime Raleigh music critic David Menconi give us the highlights of the spring and summer season. SEE SCHEDULE
Cary Magazine: Chef Robert Reynaud's La Grassa Pastificio
A ring of baking flour sits on a wooded cutting board with eggs cracked into the middle, waiting to be made into handmade pasta
Tucked away in a humble shopping center in Cary, N.C., chef Robert Reynaud's La Grassa Pastificio is certainly among the best restaurants to open in the last 12 months in the Raleigh area. The handmade gnocchi is raved about, the tiramisu is to die for—trust us! READ MORE
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Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival, May 21-22

Celebrating visual art and live music since 1980, this free-admission festival puts more than 180 artists' work on display for more than 80,000 people to enjoy in downtown Raleigh each year! DETAILS
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Out! Raleigh Pride, June 25

Marking 10 years of festivals in 2022, Out! Raleigh Pride is the area's annual, family-friendly street festival that celebrates the LGBTQ community and its allies with speakers, performers, vendors, kids activities and more!  DETAILS
Fly Confident. Fly RDU.
Fly Confident at RDU International Airport

RDU International Airport has been hard at work maintaining safety measures around the terminals. On your next visit, look for distancing signage, hand-sanitizing stations and much more. READ MORE
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