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Raleigh, N.C., in the News

Raleigh, N.C., is constantly in the news on a "Best Of" list, for our new developments or just as a great place to visit. Below, find some highlights from recent magazine, newspaper and blog articles, as well as a few familiar faces being interviewed on local and national television.

November 2017 TravePulse featured must-see restaurants, nightlife and accommodations in "48 Hours in Raleigh."

November 2017 named Level7 at the AC Hotel Raleigh North Hills one of the best rooftop bars in hotels in the U.S.

November 2017 Your AAA Magazine (AAA Northeast) highlighted how to visit Raleigh on a budget and how to splurge in Raleigh in "Save & Splurge: Raleigh, N.C."

November 2017 Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine magazines collaborated on a project to feature 10 "micro-neighborhoods" across the country and included the North Person Street neighborhood. The "Local Flavor" series includes a mini travel guide to the neighborhood from Travel + Leisure and video features on several businesses/residents from Food & Wine.

October 2017 Thrillist named 42nd St. Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill RDU International Airport's best restaurant.

October 2017 showcased Raleigh's growth, culinary scene, festivals, neighborhoods and more in "Is this city the new belle of the American South?"

October 2017 Thrillist named downtown Raleigh's Warehouse District one of the "12 Neighborhoods Across America That Are About to Get Crazy Popular."

October 2017 Meetings Today featured, PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass festival and multiple live music venues in the "Sound Tracks" article in the Oct. issue.

October 2017 Architecture, history, cocktails, hiking and art were highlighted in Tripveel's "5 Reasons to Visit Raleigh."

October 2017 Mother magazine produced a Raleigh city guide for families travelling with kids in "Mother Hoods: Raleigh, N.C."

September 2017 Our State magazine showcased how to spend "8 Hours in Raleigh" by highlighting key attractions and restaurants.

September 2017 Garden & Gun named Raleigh one of "The South's Best Food Towns" in their Oct./Nov. issue. The article praised Raleigh as a flourishing foodie town and mentioned restaurant veterans, new restaurants on the scene and the two upcoming food halls.

September 2017 Northern Virginia Magazine featured Raleigh in their "Take a Weekend Getaway" series.

September 2017 Group Tour Southeastern included a Raleigh culture and history itinerary in their Sept. issue.

September 2017 Parenting blog A Child Grows in Brooklyn highlighted Raleigh for "A Weekend Away: 48 Hours in Raleigh With the Kids."

August 2017 CBS This Morning interviewed Bon Appétit magazine's editors who discussed how The Hot 10 were selected, including Raleigh's own Brewrey Bhavana. 

August 2017 Trekaroo profiled "Must-Do Family Adventures in Raleigh, N.C." including museums, outdoor activitites and the foodie scene.

August 2017 featured Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar in an article about "Lambrusco's Comeback, and Why It's Brushing Shoulders with Rosé."

August 2017 Improper Bostonian magazine highlighted Raleigh's walkable downtown area in a "Raleigh Ramble" article.

August 2017 Vogue did a roundup of tasty coffee soda drinks and included a recipe from Raleigh coffee shop 42 & Lawrence. 

August 2017 Bon Appétit named Brewery Bhavana one of the "50 Best New Restaurants in America." 

July 2017 Food & Wine did a profile on Raleigh chef Cheetie Kumar and how her worlds as a musician and chef collide.

July 2017 Food & Wine did an article on Raleigh Beer Garden and how the world's largest beer garden keeps all 402 of their taps fresh.

July 2017 Vogue magazine included Raleigh chefs Ashley Christensen and Cheetie Kumar in a roundup on summer grilling tips and recipes from top female chefs across the country.

June 2017 Men's Health ranked Raleigh one of the "10 Most Adventurous Cities in America," citing the city's greenway system which offers more than 100 miles of trials for running, walking and biking, the city's BMX assets, horse-back riding and water sports as reasons to visit the capital city.

June 2017 Garden and Gun included Raleigh's Hopscotch Music Festival in their lineup of Southern festivals well worth adding to the calendar.

May 2017 Convene magazine ran an online article about how meeting planners can leverage relationships with destination marketing organizations to create better meetings and included Raleigh-based Dude Solution's "Dude University" conference as a case study.

April 2017 Meetings Today did a nice write-up on Raleigh's hotel package and unique off-site venues in their April issue.  

April 2017 USA TODAY called Raleigh one of "five underrated food cities on the East Coast."

April 2017 Montreal, Canada-based travel writer and blogger Jean-Michel Dufaux included Raleigh's 42 & Lawrence in a roundup of his favorite N.C. coffee shops on his blog Siège hublot.

March 2017 Travel + Leisure readers called Raleigh one of "America's Geekiest Cities" in their annual America's Favorite Places survey. Fight or Flight Comics and Boxcar Bar + Arcade received mentions in the article, and events such as Raleigh Supercon and Animazement give visitors added reason to plan a trip.

March 2017 Travel + Leisure readers called Raleigh one of their "Top 10 Favorite Cities for Brunch" in their annual America's Favorite Places survey. Local eateries Beasley's Chicken + Honey, Humble Pie and Coquette received mentions in the article.

February 2017 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution included the new Vidrio in a roundup of trip-worthy restaurants around the state of N.C.

January 2017 Forbes Travel Guide named Raleigh as one of their global "12 Top Destinations of 2017."

January 2017 AAA World magazine ran a feature story as well as created a vignette on Raleigh's museums in the Jan./Feb. issue. 

November 2016 Paste Magazine highlighted Raleigh's dining scene, putting the spotlight on their five favorite places to eat.

November 2016 Zagat ranked Raleigh #19 on its list of the "26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016."

October 2016 AAA Carolinas Go Magazine featured Raleigh "makers" in the Nov. issue.

October 2016 Toronto Star highlighted the "7 Reasons to Love Raleigh, N.C."

October 2016 The Daily Meal featured Niall Hanley's Guinness World Record-breaking Raleigh Beer Garden.

October 2016 The Daily Meal covered La Farm Bakery in an article focusing on master baker Lionel Vatinet.

October 2016 Travel writer Joe Baur writes about "Raleigh: The City You Already Knew Was Cool" on his travel blog.

October 2016 Babylon and Melrose Knitting Mill are covered in Hipstorical, a travel blog dedicated to uncovering how historic buildings have been repurposed into must-see travel spots.

August 2016 gave readers "An Insider's Guide to Raleigh in Time for the Hopscotch Music Festival."

August 2016 The Daily Meal covered The Umstead Hotel and Spa along with its signature restaurant, Herons.

August 2016 The Daily Meal highlighted the "5 Must-Try Eateries in North Carolina's Food Mecca."

August 2016 The Charlotte Observer covered "5 Reasons Why Raleigh is Perfect for a Family Day Trip" in a recent article.

August 2016 Read about Raleigh's craft brewing explosion in a recent WhereTraveler article.

July 2016 AAA Carolinas' Go Magazine features the Solas Restaurant Lounge & Roof in the article "Over the Top" in the July/Aug. issue.

July 2016
Freelancer Jason Frye chronicled his favorite stops for Matador Network in the article "24 Hours in Raleigh."

July 2016 The Toronto Sun's travel editor wrote an article on the #wearenotthis movement in response to HB2.

July 2016 Raleigh is featured in the Meetings Today article "Culinary Coordinates" highlighting how meeting and convention destinations are utilizing their culinary assets.

June 2016 SouthPark Magazine, a Charlotte-based, monthly lifestyle publication for the affluent South Park area featured Raleigh as a "Great Escape."

May 2016 Raleigh was ranked the number nine destination on Travel and Leisure's 2016 "America's Favorite Cities" list.  

March 2016 publishes "An Actually Useful Guide to Raleigh, North Carolina" featuring numerous Raleigh restaurants.

March 2016 Lifestyle blog, highlighted "