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Carrboro Farmers Market

Posted by John Cook on June 30, 2016 in  uncategorized
The Farmers’ Market of Carrboro has been going strong since 1996. You can come experience a local favorite Wednesdays 3-6pm and Saturday 7am-Noon. One of the unique features this market has to offer is that all of the products must be local. The farthest away the produce can be grown is just 50 miles, with an average of only 25 miles. This market gives the customers and farmers a mutual feeling of merriment because of the local environment surrounding them. read more

Downtown Raleigh

Posted by John Cook on June 30, 2016 in  Area Info
Downtown Raleigh provides attractions everybody loves which consists of: over 150 restaurants and bars, shopping, concerts, art museums, and even food truck festivals. With all of these amenities given, the welcoming environment is a great place to get out and explore what we have to offer in the state capital. This month there are plenty of events going on. Every Tuesday year-round at the Raleigh Times Bar there is beer and banjo music played from 7:30-10:30pm. Enjoy a cold drink and some great music. http:/... read more

Hurricane Safety

Posted by John Cook on June 30, 2016 in  Home Safety
Hurricane season is upon residents in coastal areas around the country, but there are months to go before season’s end. There’s still time to prepare! Your short list should include the following tasks: 1. Assemble an emergency kit. Set aside provisions of non-perishable food and water, a battery-powered radio, a first-aid kit, a flashlight (with extra batteries), hand tools and a whistle. 2. Gas up. Fill up your tank, provided it is still safe to travel ahead of the storm. 3. Set a plan f... read more

4th of July

Posted by John Cook on June 29, 2016 in  uncategorized
North Carolina is celebrating Independence Day all weekend and into Tuesday. There are plenty of patriotic celebrations for you to choose from below. There is everything from fireworks to live music to offer with these celebrations. So come out and celebrate Independence Day in your hometown!  The town of Cary has their 4th of July celebration from 3-10 p.m. at the Koka Booth Amphitheater. It is a free event to the public but you can also reserve table seats for 4 people at $160. There will be kids activiti... read more
DIY Fails: Hire a Pro for These 5 Home Improvement Projects By Nicki Escudero Consumer spending on home remodeling is outpacing the growth of the economy, according to data from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.The proliferation of home improvement programs on TV and online has contributed to the DIY movement, but don't think you can do it all yourself.® reports that only about 10 percent of the steps it takes to complete a project actually make it to air, and recomm... read more
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