January 2023, Issue II
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The Most-Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2023 in Raleigh, N.C.
There's big news about great food on the horizon in the City of Oaks! These much-awaited restaurants plan to open their doors in the coming months, and a tasting tour of the best new eats and treats may be in order for later this year! SEE LIST
Carolina Hurricanes Fan Fest Coming to Downtown Raleigh, Feb. 17
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We're three weeks away from one spectacular hockey weekend in Raleigh! The Carolina Hurricanes will face off against the Washington Capitals in the Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ game on Feb. 18, and the Carolina Hurricanes Fan Fest will kick off the weekend with a totally free festival featuring music, food, street hockey, Ferris wheel rides, fireworks and more on Feb. 17. GET DETAILS
Cheers to 2023 on the Raleigh Beer Trail
The prizes for the 2023 Raleigh Beer Trail: a stainless steel bottle opener, a 16-oz. beer can hugger and a T-shit with art from a local artist
Visit breweries, earn rewards! The Raleigh Beer Trail is a choose-your-own-brew adventure, with barstools waiting for you from Apex to Raleigh to Wake Forest and beyond. Get your Passport stamped at the area's 30-plus breweries, and we'll mail you prizes! GET DETAILS
Raleigh Chef Preeti Waas Nominated for Beard Foundation's Best Chef: Southeast
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For chef Preeti Waas, two decades of ideas, planning and testing all culminated in the opening of the wonderful Cheeni Indian Food Emporium last spring (and her early success hasn't gone unnoticed). This week Waas was announced as a semifinalist for Best Chef: Southeast by the James Beard Foundation! PRESS RELEASE
30 Can't-Miss Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.
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From free museums to outdoor gems, this "essentials itinerary" is the best way to plan for a day, a weekend or a week in the City of Oaks. Don't miss out! READ MORE
Connecting Explorers with Guides: People-First Experiences
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A new way to travel—discover a curated collection of tours and hands-on experiences led by local experts in Raleigh, N.C. (the February calendar is filled with new events!). FIND OUT MORE
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Feb. 25: North Carolina Vintage Bazaar

One of the Tar Heel State's biggest vintage clothing market and thrift convention events, the Vintage Bazaar brings together sellers of all genres, eras and styles at the Raleigh Convention Center. DETAILS
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April 8-9: League Championship Series Spring Finals

Among the world's most popular esports, Riot Games' League of Legends League Championship Series (LCS) is bringing the Spring Finals event to Raleigh's PNC Arena (tickets go on sale at 1pm today!). DETAILS
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