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...

 
Cheetie Kumar   Sumit Vohra   Ashley Christensen

Cheetie Kumar

Co-Owner, Garland, KINGS and Neptunes Parlour

Delicious, one-of-a-kind, spice-driven seasonal meals. Live music. Eclectic nightlife scene. One visit to Cheetie's foodie/nightlife/music complex and you'll be hooked.

 

Sumit Vohra

CEO/Chief Drinking Officer, Lonerider Brewing Company

Hailed as one of the top breweries in the country, Sumit's West Texas-themed Lonerider Brewing Company is an intrinsic part of N.C.'s flourishing craft beer scene.

 

Ashley Christensen

Chef + Proprietor,
AC Restaurants

This James Beard Award-winning chef led the way in transforming downtown Raleigh into a culinary hot spot. A visit to one of her restaurants is a must.

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Events
23 May

Matilda The Musical

May 23, 2017 — May 28, 2017
Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony …
26 May

WRAL Freedom …

May 26, 2017 — May 29, 2017
A truly unique, admission-free, family oriented event is …
4 Jun

IRONMAN 70.3 Raleigh

Jun 04, 2017
The City of Oaks plays host to this urban race, with its finish …
11 Jun

Downtown Raleigh …

Jun 11, 2017
A 1/2 mile of food trucks and restaurants spread out over 11 …
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Full service hotel just three miles from downtown Raleigh and easy access to entire area.
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Authentic Neapolitan wood-fired pizza house with a craft flair in downtown Raleigh, N.C.
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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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