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Dining & Entertainment

That Time I Crashed My Boss’s Party

I’m an SEC kind of girl.  I was born and raised in Alabama and then graduated from The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. We love our football in Bama.   And North Carolina folks sure do love their basketball. Friends of mine are either Duke, Carolina or NC State fans. A few are Wake Forest […]

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Let Them Eat Cake!

Hilltop House was abuzz with supporters bidding on decadent cakes for a good cause. The first annual cake auction and luncheon benefitting the Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity for a sold out crowd of around 150 people on Wednesday, March 12 was a huge success.  The highlight of my afternoon, besides getting the winning bid for the Chocolate Lover’s […]

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Picasso Ceramic Exhibit Opens at McCune Gallery

Methodist University is pleased to bring the community the Picasso ceramic exhibit, opening tonight, February 20 at the David McCune International Gallery. While Picasso may not be as well known for his ceramic works, they are an impressive sight and have themes centered around animals and nature. Methodist University is the only Southeastern stop for […]

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Business After Hours

Were you seen at the scene?

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CityArts: Victor Smalley of Dance Moms Miami Visits Local Studio

25-year-old professional dancer, studio owner and reality star, Victor Smalley taught a workshop last Friday at Cumberland Dance Academy’s fabulous new location off Legion Road. I sat down with him for a a quick Q&A and was charmed by Victor’s passion for dance, sense of style and quick wit. Expect him back in North Carolina […]

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CityEats: Bonefish Grill Makes a Big Splash

The anticipated opening of Fayetteville’s Bonefish Grill has already been a win in their first few days of business, setting a national opening record. The award-winning restaurant’s “Fresh Fish Experts” bring wood-grilled fish, seafood and a selection of chicken and steak options, innovative sauces and indulgent desserts to the Fayetteville community. Coupling great-tasting food with […]

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Miss Fayetteville Pageant is Saturday Night at Methodist University

The Miss Fayetteville and Miss Fayetteville’s Outstanding Teen Pageants will be taking place this Saturday, January 11th at Reeves Auditorium on the campus of Methodist University. The pageant starts at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $10 at the door.   Eleven teens will be vying for the title of Miss Fayetteville Outstanding Teen while 7 college-age ladies […]

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Top 5 Viral Christmas Videos for 2013

Here are just a few of my favorite viral Christmas videos from 2013.  Merry Christmas and enjoy this time with your families. Remember our troops overseas!

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Last Minute Christmas Decorations

Haven’t put up the Christmas tree yet? Are your stockings not hanging by the chimney with care?   Do you even own an elf on the shelf?   It’s not too late to put up your Christmas décor and hang your stockings. And if you’re on a budget, I can give you even better advice. […]

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CityEats: Introducing Newk’s Eatery

Newk’s Eatery is one of the latest eateries to hit Fayetteville, and their business is already off the charts. They are located on the outside of Cross Creek Mall, near Belk and LOFT, and the latest renovations are beautiful. Newk’s Eatery is a fast, casual dining experience with many choices, all made with the freshest ingredients, daily. You might […]

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What’s going on around town this week?

It is Thanksgiving week and if you have a house full of guests, don’t hide out in a book, relaxing on your days off from work. That could serve as fodder for your mother-in-law, who never liked you anyway. Be social and get the consensus on a plan of action to make some memories. Here […]

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Clique Photo Booth

Thanks to Clique photo booth company for bringing your photo booth to our Launch Party!  Everyone had a great time 🙂

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Earth, Wind & Fire

Seen at the Scene – October 1

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Food: The Perfect Pairing

By: Katie Gard A tiny bead of sweat trickled down my temple as we entered the foreboding stone walls of the towering castle. This place has an actual drawbridge, I mused to myself. I stared in awe at the buttresses and towers that surrounded the 121,000 square feet of vintner Dario Sattui’s Castello diAmorosa winery […]

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Second Harvest Food Bank raising awareness with local and national documentaries

Second Harvest Food Bank raising awareness with local and national documentaries FAYETTEVILLE—Despite alarming national statistics that 50 million people in the U.S. do not know where their next meal will come from, many still do not believe hunger is happening in their community. Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina (SHFB) serves 7 counties […]

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From the Courtroom to the Kitchen

Deno Frangakis is kind of like Superman. As an attorney, he will rescue you from a minor traffic violation. And when hunger strikes, he’ll save those tastebuds at his family’s Raeford Road eatery, Zorbas. Deno has been working at Zorbas “since he can remember,” managing every task from baking his favorite dish Patstisio (Greek lasagna) […]

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Dining al Fresco

By Katie Gard The flowers have bloomed and the foliage is lush and green. Along with baseball games and weekend trips to the beach, the official arrival of summer has brought with it a favorite fair weather pastime all over the world, dining al fresco. While outdoor dining is a fantastic way to connect with […]

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The Pharmacy Soda Fountain

By Courtney Phillips Long before drive-thru food chains and online prescription refill, independently-owned pharmacies with soda fountains were cornerstones of small town America. In the 1800s, naturally carbonated water became popular for medicinal uses as well as the chief ingredient in the newly-invented soda beverage. Difficult and expensive to transport, this precious commodity could only […]

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Friday Night Fights @ The Crown Coliseum

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