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New Display Debuts at the NC Museum of History

The North Carolina Museum of History has a new pop-up panel display opening this Jan. 28. Learn fascinating details about the Green Book, the annual travel guide that helped African Americans navigate Jim Crow segregation. Published from 1936 to 1966,…

Nights of Lights at Raleigh’s Dorothea Dix Park

Driving around to look at neighborhood holiday lights is a tradition among so many families--including mine. It’s always so much fun to see the variety of decorations. From classic white lights to a lawn full of inflatables to over-the-top displays…

A Visit to the Kersey Valley Sunflower Extravaganza

  The pandemic-related cancellation of the 2020 summer sunflower field at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh disappointed so many Triangle residents. In just a few years, visiting the field had turned into a great tradition for area families--photo opportunities…

Bubble Tea in the Triangle: A Guide

Bubble tea, boba, pearl milk tea, boba milk tea, boba tea, boba nai cha, tapioca tea--there are lots of names for the same delicious drink made from tea, milk, ice and sproingy tapioca pearls. If you’ve never tried it, it’s…

Illusionists to Perform in a Magic Show

Illusionists Kevin and Cindy Spencer have been perfecting the art of magic for more than a decade, fusing it with their love for the theater. See the Spencers perform their spellbinding creation, “Theatre of Illusion,” at The Clayton Center on…