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Hitting the Right 'Grooves' for a Fun Event Hitting the Right 'Grooves' for a Fun Event

By Kelly Church

All the Right Grooves DJ Services holds a large collection of music and expert DJs that make each event unique, catered to the crowd. 

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North Carolina's Most Visited Museum Teaches Visitors About the Natural World North Carolina's Most Visited Museum Teaches Visitors About the Natural World

By Kelly Church

From what scientists now about the natural world, to how the public can help, the Museum of Natural Sciences has an array of interactive exhibits that deep dives into the state's natural history.

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Bridging Durham Community and Duke University through Coffee, Lounge Space Bridging Durham Community and Duke University through Coffee, Lounge Space

By Kelly Church

Duke Coffeehouse offers fair-trade coffee drinks, tea, live music and plenty of space to work or study. 

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Litmus Gallery & Studios Offers an Evolving Space for Artists to Display Their Work Litmus Gallery & Studios Offers an Evolving Space for Artists to Display Their Work

By Kelly Church

View art of all kinds and meet the artists Litmus Gallery & Studios, located in the Raleigh's Warehouse District.

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Raleigh Gift Shop Doubles as Craft Beer Bar  Raleigh Gift Shop Doubles as Craft Beer Bar 

By Kelly Church

The Green Monkey has a store full of gift items, and a bar full of craft beers from all over the country. 

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Durham Social Club Channels Pre-Prohibition Cocktails in a Quiet, Inviting Environment Durham Social Club Channels Pre-Prohibition Cocktails in a Quiet, Inviting Environment

By Kelly Church

The Atomic Fern offers a lifetime membership for just a couple of dollars and mixes drinks with more alcohol and fewer sweet mixers. 

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Art Gallery and Custom-Frame Shop Helps Clients Find Special Pieces to Take Home Art Gallery and Custom-Frame Shop Helps Clients Find Special Pieces to Take Home

By Kelly Church

Baynes & Company displays artwork of all kinds from local artists in North Carolina, and can custom frame any piece of artwork or artifact. 

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Don't Panic, The Haunted Forest at Panic Point is Getting Even Spookier for Fall Don't Panic, The Haunted Forest at Panic Point is Getting Even Spookier for Fall

By Kelly Church

Looking for a spook? The Haunted Forest at Panic Point is a greater Raleigh, NC community activity that is known for their Haunted Forest, among other attractions, every fall. Each year they get a little bit scarier and offer ticket packages that have different levels of fear.

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Bobbees Bottling Cooks, Bottles, and Ships Any Recipe for Retail Shelves Bobbees Bottling Cooks, Bottles, and Ships Any Recipe for Retail Shelves

By Kelly Church

Bobbees Bottling is a Louisburg, NC bottling service, allowing big businesses and individuals to package and sell their own recipes.

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Extraordinary Strides for Adults with Disabilities in the Workforce Extraordinary Strides for Adults with Disabilities in the Workforce

By Kelly Church

Extraordinary Ventures is a Chapel Hill, NC organization with a unique purpose: to provide support and employment opportunities to adults with autism and developmental disabilities. Through different businesses under the Extraordinary Ventures name, adults with developmental disabilities, including autism, are employed and showing the community that they too can provide essential and important skills in the workplace.

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G2B Restaurant & Brewery: Fine Dining and Drinking with a Twist G2B Restaurant & Brewery: Fine Dining and Drinking with a Twist

By Kelly Church

G2B Restaurant & Brewery is a Durham, NC New American restaurant and nano-brewery with a concise menu that features favorites with a twist and recipes likely not to be found on any other menus. G2B brews and serves their own beer (in addition to national favorites) that hand crafted in a "labor of love."

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Blue Corn Café: Latin-Fusion in Food and Food Culture Blue Corn Café: Latin-Fusion in Food and Food Culture

By Kelly Church

Blue Corn Café is a Durham, NC Latin-fusion restaurant. Owner Danielle Rios opened the restaurant in the late 1990s with the hope of providing quality South American food that promotes healthy eating and a healthy community.

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Each One, Teach One: Taking Substance Abuse Each Resident at a Time Each One, Teach One: Taking Substance Abuse Each Resident at a Time

By Kelly Church

TROSA is a Durham, NC residential community and nonprofit organization for helping substance abusers start a new life. The multi-year residential program pulls from education, vocational training, and, most importantly, patient compliance to set residents up for lifelong success.

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Removing the Spin on Mexican food: Dos Perros Stays Authentic Removing the Spin on Mexican food: Dos Perros Stays Authentic

By Kelly Church

Dos Perros is a traditional Mexican restaurant that stands for good food and a comfortable atmosphere. At this Durham, NC restaurant, meals are guaranteed to not be Americanized Mexican food.

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No Secret Here: The Original Q Shack Puts Heart in the BBQ No Secret Here: The Original Q Shack Puts Heart in the BBQ

By Kelly Church

The Original Q Shack is a Durham, NC barbeque restaurant with big portions and a bigger work ethic.

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What Goes Around Comes Around: Executive Service Corps of the Triangle Dedicated to Helping Nonprofits What Goes Around Comes Around: Executive Service Corps of the Triangle Dedicated to Helping Nonprofits

By Kelly Church

The Executive Service Corps of the Triangle is a group that has been around for decades, first started by David Rockefeller in the 1960s, that aims to provide services to nonprofit organizations to maximize their efforts as much as possible. The team at Executive Service Corps of the Triangle is a group of retired executives who can bring a wealth of knowledge to nonprofit groups.

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Scratch Baking: Focusing on the Delicious Side of Food Scratch Baking: Focusing on the Delicious Side of Food

By Kelly Church

Scratch Baking is a Durham, NC brunch, lunch and bakery that places an emphasis on locally grown ingredients to support the growing Durham sustainable food business.

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Be you at Beyù Caffè Be you at Beyù Caffè

By Kelly Church

Beyù Caffè is a Durham one-stop-shop for locally made food and roasted coffee accompanied by live jazz. At the Beyù Caffè guests are inspired to be themselves, no matter what.

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New Yorker Blends with Southerner: Bull Street Gourmet & Market is the Result New Yorker Blends with Southerner: Bull Street Gourmet & Market is the Result

By Kelly Church

Anne Niemann opened up Bull Street Gourmet & Market in Durham, NC because she longed to adhere to the Yankee in her heart. She combined her New York roots with her Southern side to create a healthy, comfortable restaurant.

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Inspired Food: Piedmont Focuses on Sustainability and Powerful Flavor Inspired Food: Piedmont Focuses on Sustainability and Powerful Flavor

By Kelly Church

Durham, NC restaurant Piedmont focuses on serving beautiful, locally-sourced food. Try a crudo made with fresh fish, pickled ramps, radish, and rice chips - or a dessert of blackberries, vanilla sponge cake, lemon balm, and blackberry-buttermilk ice cream.

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Durham's Freshest Seafood Every Day: Blu Seafood and Bar Durham's Freshest Seafood Every Day: Blu Seafood and Bar

By Kelly Church

Durham's restaurant Blu Seafood and Bar is a seafood restaurant that takes the menu day by day, ensuring the freshest fish possible.

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