A visit to Raleigh, N.C.,

...is more than a trip to a blossoming Southern metropolis—you'll feel enriched and energized the instant you're warmly welcomed by its smart, savvy locals. RALEIGH'S BRIGHT MINDS head top-tier technology, education and life science institutions; its artists create a bevy of cultural and culinary touchstones; and its storytellers proudly carry on the collective heritage of a rich, historic capital city.

Meet three of Raleigh's passionate minds, all Rooted in Raleigh, here...

Ashley Christensen   Linda Dallas   Niall Hanley

Ashley Christensen

Chef + Proprietor
AC Restaurants

Visit Ashley's restaurants, where you'll be talking about the innovative flavors in each of her dishes, each uniquely created and each uniquely Raleigh.


Linda Dallas

Linda Dallas's Art Studio

Visitors to Linda's Blount St. studio can feast their eyes on an array of watercolors, participate in workshops and meet the artist at gallery events like First Friday.


Niall Hanley

Hibernian Hospitality

In a city not afraid to try new things, Niall fits right in. Successful bar and nightlife concepts include favorites Hibernian Restaurant & Pub and Raleigh Beer Garden.

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30 Jun

Pickin' in the …

Jun 30, 2016
Pickin' In The Plaza is back with incredible live and FREE …
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Summerfest: …

Jul 04, 2016
Bring the kids, curl up on a blanket and relax under the pines …
4 Jul

The 'Works!

Jul 04, 2016
Once again, downtown Raleigh will host the city's Fourth of …
12 Jul

Carolina RailHawks …

Jul 12, 2016
The Carolina RailHawks are a professional soccer team based in …
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Gwen Stefani

Jul 24, 2016
Gwen Stefani will be performing live at Coast Credit Union Music …
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The 144 suites offer separate living and sleeping areas, with plenty of space to relax.
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A fine dining experience with authentic Moroccan delicacies in a Babylonian setting.
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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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