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New Year's Eve 2010 and New Day 2011 Activities | Comedy Clubs Raleigh - 12/30/10 06:21 PM
New Year's Eve 2010 and New Year's Day 2011 Activities Comedy Clubs Raleigh Looking for a laugh this New Year's? Check out these three Raleigh comedy clubs, which have show times on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day. Goodnights Comedy Club 861 W Morgan StreetRaleigh, NC27603919-828-5233 Charlie Goodnights Restaurant and Comedy Club is hosting three New Year's Eve shows this year, featuring Craig Shoemaker "The Lovemaster". Goodnights offers tickets, as well as dinner/ticket packages. The 9:30 show is already sold out, so get your 7:30 or 11:30 tickets before they run out. Cost: Showroom seating: $35.00 (plus a convenience fee of $4.25) Old Bar Restaurant (0 comments)
Raleigh Snow Storm 2010 | Raleigh Experiences A White Christmas - 12/30/10 05:50 AM
Raleigh Snow Storm 2010 Raleigh Experiences A White Christmas Over Christmas weekend, the Raleigh area was blanketed in snow, leading Lt. Governor Walter Dalton and Governor Bev Perdue to declare North Carolina to be in a State of Emergency. Residents in the Raleigh area experienced their first white Christmas in over 60 years.
Snow began to fall in Raleigh and Cary around 8pm, December 25th. By the end of the day, .4 inches of snow had accumulated, tying the current record for the highest amount of Christmas Day snowfall, which was set in 1947.
The total amount of snowfall Raleigh received was about 8.3 inches, the second (0 comments)
Jobs in Raleigh | City Government Jobs in the Raleigh Area - 12/29/10 06:18 AM
Jobs in Raleigh City Government Jobs in the Raleigh Area With the variety of businesses, local activities, sports teams, colleges and universities, and topography, it is not wonder that cities within the Raleigh area have consistently been voted some of the best places to live in America. The Research Triangle Park, Durham, Chapel Hill, and city governments in the Raleigh area all offer a variety of jobs to residents. Check out these links for current city government jobs in the Raleigh area: Town of Angier Job OpportunitiesTown of Apex Job OpportunitiesTown of Cary Job OpportunitiesTown of Chapel Hill Job OpportunitiesTown of Clayton Job OpportunitiesTown of (1 comments)
Catholic Schools (Raleigh Diocese) | Raleigh Relocation Information - 12/22/10 05:17 PM
Private Academies and Schools Catholic Schools (Raleigh Diocese) | Raleigh Relocation Information Private Schools in Raleigh Considering private school options in the Raleigh area? There are a variety of options when it comes to private pre, grade, and high schools. Check out these Raleigh Diocese Catholic private schools.
Cardinal Gibbons High School 1401 Edwards Mill RoadRaleigh, NC 27607Phone: (919) 834-1625 Cardinal Gibbons is a Catholic-affiliated High School for grades 9-12. Established in 1909 Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Member of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) and the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS) Students have a 100% (1 comments)
Lee County Property Taxes 2009 | How Much do Property Taxes Cost in Lee County - 12/22/10 05:46 AM
New Homes Lee County NC 2009 Lee County Property Tax Guide How Much are Property Taxes in Lee County NC? That's a very common question when considering purchasing a home in Lee County. If you're considering relocating to Lee County, you may be living in Sanford, Broadway, Cape Fear, Cameron, Carolina Trace, Deep River, Lemon Springs, Northview, West Pocket, or West Sanford. View updated Lee County property tax rates When were property values last adjusted (assessed)? Lee County, reassessed property values on January 1, 2007. The next revaluation is scheduled for January 1, 2013. While all North Carolina counties are required (1 comments)
Most Popular Cabinet Options | Top 5 Hottest Base Cabinet Storage Options - 12/20/10 07:01 AM
How to Choose Kitchen Cabinet Options Top 5 Most Popular Base Cabinet Options Designing your new kitchen cabinet layout can be exciting - and challenging! It's very helpful to work with a professional designer, to best determine the ideal layout for the kitchen in your new home. One of the questions you'll answer is "What base cabinet options should I choose for my new kitchen?" Here are five of the most popular base cabinet options, as selected in our new NC custom homes.
Top 5 Most Popular Base Cabinet Storage Solutions #1: Base Recycling Center A pull out garbage/recycle center (8 comments)
NASCAR Hall of Fame | NC Relocation Information - 12/20/10 06:15 AM
NASCAR | Raleigh Relocation Information What NASCAR Events are in the Raleigh area? NASCAR On-Line The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) at the Charlotte Motor Speedway is a popular destination for sports fans. The Charlotte Motor Speedway, completed in 1959, sells out the 165,000 available seats NASCAR races are usually weekend-long events, with trailer-friendly grounds at the Speedway Charlotte hosts three NASCAR national series The Sprint Cup Series The Nationwide Series The Camping World Truck Series Each of these series will occur at least once at the Charlotte Speedway in May and October 2011. The Coca-Cola 600 is held (0 comments)
Granville County Property Taxes | How Much are Property Taxes in Granville County NC? - 12/20/10 06:13 AM
New Homes Granville County NC Granville County NC Property Taxes 2010 How Much Will I Pay in Property Taxes for My New Granville County Home? That's a very common question when considering purchasing a Granville new home. Granville County is just north of Wake County, and just northwest of Durham County. Lower land costs make this county an attractive place for many homebuyers looking to have some land of their own. Creedmoor is particularly popular - just a few minutes from Falls Lake State Park, with easy access to Durham and Raleigh. View updated Granville County, NC property tax rate information. (0 comments)
Raleigh Christmas Lights Park | Christmas Lights in Raleigh - 12/17/10 01:49 PM
Lights on the Neuse - Christmas Lights Park Where to go to see Christmas Lights in the Raleigh Area Lights on the Neuse is a Christmas lights park with old fashioned light displays the whole family can enjoy. Participate in one of the Triangle's best-known holiday traditions this year at the Boyette Farms light park. Location: Clayton, North Carolina, just outside of Raleigh The park is located on Boyette Farms: 1620 Loop Road Clayton NC 27527 Open: November 26, 2010 through December 24, 2010. Open from 6-9pm, except Christmas Eve. Closes at 8pm on December 24th.
Cost: $10 for Adults; $7 (1 comments)
What to Do New Year's Day Raleigh | Watch the Hurricanes Play - 12/17/10 10:59 AM
Spend New Year's Day with the Carolina Hurricanes Watch the Carolina Hurricanes Play the New Jersey Devils January 1, 2011 After celebrating New Year's Eve at the First Night Raleigh Acorn Drop, you can bring in the New Year by joining the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the New Jersey Devils on January 1st. Location: RBC Center in Raleigh Time: January 1, 2011 at 7:00pm This is the first of four games between the Hurricanes and Devils, in the 2010-2011 season. These teams will also play each other on February 8th, 16th, and 19th 2011.
In the 2009-2010 (0 comments)
Main Floor Master Suite Floor Plans: New Custom Design Just Added! - 12/17/10 05:26 AM
Main Floor Master Suite Floor Plans Practical and Perfect - Main Floor Master Suite Plan customized for comfort The latest custom designed main floor master suite floor plans are now available from Raleigh new homes custom builder Stanton Homes. Here's our newest favorite. The "Worthington" - Main Floor Master Suite Floor Plan The Worthington was especially designed for a family focused on smart space, packed into 2584 sq ft of budget-conscious living. This main floor master suite home starts with gables, dormers and interesting rooflines, topped off with water table accents. It has an easy-access front entrance, and a courtyard style oversized garage with a side (4 comments)
New Year's Eve Raleigh | 365 Things to Do in Raleigh - 12/16/10 09:08 AM
New Year's Eve Raleigh | 365 Things to Do in Raleigh First Night Raleigh New Year's Eve Celebration 2010 This year, Raleigh marks its 20th First Night New Year's Eve celebration. "First Night Raleigh" New Year's Eve 2010 First Night Raleigh is a family-oriented festival celebrating community and The New Year through arts. Largest New Year's Eve event held in eastern North Carolina. Starts at 2:00 pm on December 31, 2010 Culminates at midnight with the famous acorn drop countdown and fireworks. Admission buttons are on sale now, and cost $9 if purchased in advance. If purchased at the festival, buttons cost $12 (3 comments)
The Carolina Ballet's Nutcracker | 365 Things to Do in Raleigh - 12/15/10 08:55 AM
The Carolina Ballet's Nutcracker | 365 Things to Do in Raleigh Nutcracker Returns this Christmas Season in Raleigh This Christmas season, you and your family can experience the Carolina Ballet's classic rendition of Nutcracker at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Live orchestra music, experienced performers, elaborate special effects, and dramatic costumes and sets will make this a memorable experience. Nutcracker, based on E.T.A. Hoffman's "The Nutcracker and the King of Mice," tells the tale of a young girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince and his epic battle against an evil Mouse King. The Carolina Ballet's performance will be run by Artistic Director (2 comments)
Lot Design and Development for Certified Green Homes | Durham Green Home Builders - 12/14/10 09:09 AM
How lot design and development can make your new home greener Tips from Durham Green Home Builders Building or buying a new green home in Durham? Consider having it built green certified. Here's what you need to know. Durham Green Home builders need to adhere to strict regulations in order for a home to be certified. Throughout construction, six aspects are rigidly evaluated by a qualified third party before green homes in Durham can be certified: Lot Design, Resource Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Water Efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Operation/Maintenance. In each of the six areas, a certain number of "points" must be earned by (7 comments)
Outdoor Ice Skating in Raleigh | 365 Things to Do in Raleigh - 12/14/10 08:54 AM
Outdoor Ice Skating Downtown Raleigh, Greensboro, and Charlotte Where to go Ice Skating Outdoors in the Raleigh Area Get into the holiday spirit and experience the excitement of ice skating outdoors, at one of several greater Raleigh area locations. The tradition continues this year, with two outdoor ice skating rinks available in Raleigh. Raleigh Winterfest is located in downtown Raleigh and Raleigh on Ice is located at the North Hills Shopping Center. At the Raleigh Winterfest, you will be guaranteed snow on "Sledding Sundays"!
There are two other Raleigh area ice rinks open now, in Greensboro and Uptown Charlotte. Check out these North Carolina outdoor ice rinks, (3 comments)
Raleigh Hockey Teams: Where to Watch Hockey in Raleigh - 12/13/10 05:54 AM
Raleigh Professional Hockey Teams | Raleigh Relocation Information What Professional Hockey Teams are in the Raleigh area? International hockey fans in the Raleigh area have the unique opportunity of watching two award-winning professional teams, the Carolina Hurricanes and the Trailblazers. The Hurricanes are a National Hockey League (NHL) team, known for their Stanley Cup victory in the 2005-2006 season. The Trailblazers are a North Carolina Womens Hockey Association team, known for their USA Hockey Women's B team Southeast Regional title in 2003 and their C team Southeast Regional second place title in 2009. Here are some quick facts about the Raleigh area's hockey teams - from your Raleigh (6 comments)
Ice Skating in Raleigh | 365 Things to Do in Raleigh - 12/10/10 06:32 AM
Ice Skating in Raleigh | 365 Things to Do in Raleigh Where can I go Ice Skating in Raleigh? Have you always wanted to try Figure Skating? Does your son or daughter want to join a youth hockey leauge? The Raleigh area has several ice skating rinks that offer: Public skating sessions Private figure skating lessons Hockey leagues (for both youth and adult) that can practice on NHL regulation ice rinks Broomball Track-out camps Birthday party programs And much more! Polar Ice House There are six Polar Ice House locations in North Carolina, in Cary, Greensboro, Wake Forest, Garner, Pineville, and Wilmington.
The activities offered, (5 comments)
Top 10 Ways to Make Your Front Entrance Easier to Use | Accessible Home Builders Tips - 12/08/10 08:48 AM
Accessible Exteriors | Accessible Home Builders Tips Porches and Entrances: Creating an Accessible Home From the Outside In A home is only as accessible as it's entrance. When planning a universal design or accessible home, remember to consider not just the inside of the home, but also the exterior and the entrances. Here's what to keep in mind when planning the front or side entrance to your new accessible home. Universal Design Front Entrance By making just a few changes, your front door area can be accessible and easy to use, no matter who comes to visit or what your situation is. What are (11 comments)
Kitchen Countertop Cleaning Do's and Don'ts | Custom Builder Tips - 12/08/10 06:30 AM
Keeping Kitchen Countertops Beautiful | Countertop Cleaning Tips Tips for the Kitchen for Custom Homes NC Kitchen countertops come with more choices than ever - but to keep them looking new requires some cleaning tricks. Try these tips from NC custom homes builders. Formica® Laminate Countertop Cleaning Tips Formica laminate countertops are a less expensive option, and they've been installed in kitchens for decades. Today's laminates are stronger and more durable than ever before, and there are even great high definition products like Formica's fx180. To clean laminate countertops: USE a clean, damp, nonabrasive cotton cloth and mild liquid detergent or household (13 comments)
2010 Harnett County Property Taxes | How Much do Property Taxes Cost in Harnett County? - 12/06/10 12:39 PM
2010 Harnett County NC Property Tax Guide How much will I pay in property taxes for my new Harnett County NC home? Whether you're considering relocating from one side of the Triangle to the other, or coming to Raleigh from Texas, California, New York, or elsewhere, you've probably wondered what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home. View updated Harnett County, NC property tax rate information Harnett County, NC is located just South of Wake County and just East of Lee County. Harnett County is particularly popular with families looking to split a commute between Fort Bragg and Raleigh, (2 comments)
New York Style Pizza in Raleigh | 365 Things to Do in Raleigh - 12/03/10 08:22 AM
Raleigh Relocation Information 365 Things to Do in Raleigh - New York Style Pizza Randy's Pizza Has Authentic New York Style Pizza in Raleigh The Raleigh area is known for its variety of restaurants, where you can find dishes from around the world. If you are looking for authentic New York style pizza, come out to one of 5 Randy's Pizza locations in the Research Triangle Park.
Owner Randy Smith opened the first Randy's Pizza in 1995, on Martin Luther King Parkway in Durham. Since then, he's opened four more, three in Durham and one in Morrisville.
How Much Does Solar Power Cost? | NC Green Home Builder Tips - 12/02/10 09:27 AM
Solar Power Calculator - Does it Pay to Add a Solar Energy Project? How Much Does Solar Energy Cost in Raleigh? - NC Green Home Builder Tips As a green home builder in the Raleigh area, we answer a lot of questions about solar energy. Each situation is different, based on the location of the home, the site conditions, the type of home, and many other factors. But this handy solar power calculator can give some good general examples. Let's assume you live in Raleigh, and have a monthly electric bill of $200 from Progress Energy. How Much Does Solar Power Cost - Example (6 comments)
Raleigh Professional Baseball Teams | Raleigh Relocation Information - 12/02/10 06:28 AM
Professional Baseball Teams| Raleigh Relocation Information What Professional Baseball Teams are in the Raleigh area? Professional baseball teams in the Raleigh area are popular for their athleticism, family-friendly atmosphere, kid-oriented activities, special event nights, and much more. Here's some quick facts about the Raleigh area's baseball teams - from your Raleigh relocation information resource. Carolina Mudcats Baseball The Carolina Mudcats are a Minor League baseball team in Zebulon, NC. The Mudcats' Five County Stadium is located about 30 minutes East of Raleigh. Carolina Mudcats games are kid-friendly, and a good way to introduce your children to professional sports in a fun, easy-going atmosphere. There are always post-game fireworks following Friday home games, and Muddy the (0 comments)
Kitchen Tile Ideas: Top 5 Tile Backsplashes for the Kitchen - 12/01/10 10:09 AM
Kitchen Tile Ideas | Kitchen Tile Backsplash Photos Top 5 Tile Backsplash Ideas for Your New Kitchen Walk into any kitchen, and the first thing you'll notice is the cabinets, the countertops, and the layout or design. That wall space between the upper cabinets and countertops can blend right in - or add a real wow factor with a full tile backsplash. Here are some of the top 2012 kitchen tile backsplash ideas! Kitchen Tile Ideas | Kitchen Backsplash #1:
A combination of colors and texture draws the eye to this kitchen backsplash. 4x4 light taupe tiles are used as the base. An (7 comments)
New Homes: Top 10 Most Requested Features - 12/01/10 06:51 AM
Top 10 New Home Features in NC New Homes What most buyers want from new home builders The most requested new home design features for NC new homes focus on efficiency in everyday living. A survey of more than 11,000 home buyers showed a clear indication that the things that matter most are these 10 top new home features: 1. Walk In Closets Today's NC new home builders are installing more walk-in closets. Organized storage space is seen as an essential even in NC new homes with less square footage than in recent years. 2. Energy Efficient Appliances Home-made meals cooked on (6 comments)
Durham Private Schools | Durham County Private Schools - 12/01/10 06:34 AM
Private Academies and Schools Durham Private Schools | Raleigh Relocation Information Private Schools in Durham County Considering private school options in the Durham area? The Raleigh area has a variety of options when it comes to private pre, grade, and high schools, either religious or independent. Check out these Durham area private schools. Agape Corner School 1402 Holloway StreetDurham, NC 27703Phone: (919) 682-0546 The Agape Corner School is a Christian-affiliated boarding school for Kindergarten through 12th grade. Located in downtown Durham The Agape School requires no tuition payments. The school is funded by private donations and volunteer work. Bethesda Christian Academy (2 comments)
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