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Author: Michael Robson

Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau content marketing manager.

Sam Jones BBQ is Now Open in Raleigh, N.C.!

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 8am by Michael Robson

Renowned pitmaster Sam Jones just opened a new restaurant in downtown Raleigh, serving the same whole-hog 'cue that's helped make North Carolina a barbecue mecca. The new namesake restaurant is one of America's most anticipated restaurant openings in 2021. Here's why. Sam Jones...
There's no shortage of ways to find peaceful escapes in order to explore the outdoors in the City of Oaks. Use any of the Raleigh area’s 180 miles of greenways—many of them connecting to attractions and letting you travel all over the destination—or numerous other miles of...

A Guide to the Raleigh Christmas Parade

Monday, November 11, 2019, 9am by Michael Robson

Note: The 2020 Raleigh Christmas Parade was a virtual affair due to COVID-19. For safe, distance-friendly ideas to tackle with the family in 2020—light displays, drive-in movies and more—please see this updated page. Thanks, happy holidays and we hope to see you in downtown Raleigh...
Roll call! Who's ready for beer festivals, outdoor concerts and food truck rodeos? We've got big plans this spring in Raleigh, N.C.! To jump-start these warm-weather months we've put together this list of 30 items for your spring bucket list, perfect for planning a trip to the Raleigh...