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My City Monday: Elevation Burger

April 7, 2014
Elevation Burger, Brier Creek

How much do y’all know about grass-fed beef?  I have heard about it now and again, but to be honest, I just never had the time or energy to figure it out. Last week, Elevation Burger at Brier Creek invited me to come in and try their 100% USDA-Certified Organic, Grass-fed, Free-range beef burgers. Um, YUM! …

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Smashburger comes to the Triangle (win two free entrees!)

March 6, 2014
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Gear up burger lovers! Smashburger, known for their fresh, never frozen smashed and seared burgers, is opening their first Triangle location next week. I’ll be attending their media preview on Tuesday, but wanted you all to get in on the action as well. Smashburger opens to the public on Wednesday, March 12 in Durham’s Lakeview Pavilion East …

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Want to learn gymnastics? 4 places in Raleigh, NC

February 23, 2014
4 places to learn gymnastics in Raleigh, NC

My son is at the age where he’s interested in everything – soccer, karate, gymnastic and more!  I’ve decided we can try one thing at a time and then he can decide which activities are his favorite. So a few weeks ago, we went on the hunt for a gymnastic class. I wanted something skill-based and …

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Win! Tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters

February 21, 2014
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Are you looking for something fun to do next Sunday, March 2nd with the whole family?  The Harlem Globetrotters are coming back to Raleigh and I’m giving away a set of 4 tickets. The Globetrotters will be here next Sunday, March 2 at 3PM at the PNC Arena.  Enter to win via Rafflecopter below. Contest ends Tuesday, …

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Tomorrow is National Frozen Yogurt Day (Free Menchie’s)

February 5, 2014
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We are big fro-yo fans at our house. It’s a fun treat to hit up some of our favorite local spots and see how many toppings we can throw on top of our flavor of the month. Tomorrow is National Frozen Yogurt Day and if you click over to Menchie’s Facebook page, you can get a …

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My City Monday: New MetLife Campus to Provide Local Jobs

November 18, 2013
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I love living in Raleigh for so many reasons. As an adult, I am exceptionally appreciative of all the companies that provide employment for all my family, friends and fellow North Carolinians. A few weeks ago, life insurance giant, MetLife Group Inc. broke ground on a technology hub in Cary, with plans for 1000 local jobs. …

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