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Midtown magazine offers readers an inside look at Raleigh life, from Downtown to Midtown and northward to the 540 outer beltway. Anchored in the “second downtown” of the Midtown/North Hills area, Midtown captures the capital city experiencing an explosion in growth of population, state offices, businesses, medical facilities, and homes and apartments. Blending old historic with the modern new South, Midtown introduces you to the people and places that make Raleigh the hottest place to live, work and play.


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2023 Diamond Awards

HEALTH + BEAUTY Best Hair Salon Gold: Von Kekel Aveda Lifestyle Salon Spa Silver: Salon Blu Bronze: TIE – Lux Salon |

Unique Workouts

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Where Legends Were Born

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The American Cancer Society Discovery Ball will be held at the Pavilion at the Angus Barn on February 24. 

Join us on a journey of hope as we come together as a united force against all cancers. An extraordinary dinner, live music from Band of Oz + live and silent auctions will make for an elegant evening you’ll not soon forget! 

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Send a jpg (highest resolution possible) along with the child’s first name, age and the location the photo was taken, to our Travel & Entertainment Editor Melissa Wistehuff at melissa@trianglefamilymag.com.
Congratulations to our gold Diamond Award winners in the PROFESSIONAL + EDUCATIONAL SERVICES category:

💎 Best Financial Advisor Chase Breeden @edwardjones 
💎 Best Law Firm Brady Boyette @bradyboyettelaw 
💎 Best Local Travel Agent or Agency Crystal Burriss DWB Vacations @dwbvacations 
💎 Best Auto Dealership Johnson Lexus of Raleigh @johnsonlexusraleigh 
💎 Best Automotive Repair Company Creech Import Repair 
💎 Best Private School @trinity.academy 
💎 Best Veterinarian @bayleafvetraleigh 
💎 Best Pet Pampering @woofgangnc 
💎 Best Doggie Day Care @dogdiggitydaycare 

We look forward to celebrating with you tonight! 

Congratulations to our gold Diamond Award winners in the HOME SERVICES category:

💎 Best Real Estate Team @dash.carolina 
💎 Best Real Estate Agent @liasellsnchomes 
💎 Best Residential Apartment Community @lassiternorthhills 
💎 Best 55+ Retirement Living Community @thecardinalnorthhills 
💎 Best Builders @loydbuilders 
💎 Best Interior Designer @designbytula 
💎 Best Landscaper @mrmowitallnc 
💎 Best House Cleaning Service @gotogirlsraleigh 

We look forward to celebrating with you this week! 

Congratulations to our gold Diamond Award winners in the SHOPPING category:

💎 Best Florist @fallonsflowers 
💎 Best Shopping Center @visitnorthhills 
💎 Best Furniture + Home Decor Store @raleighfurnituregallery 
💎 Best Garden Center @logantrd 
💎 Best Pet Store Unleashed
💎 Best Jewelry Store @baileysfinejewelry 
💎 Best Women’s Clothing Boutique @shop_swagger 
💎 Best Men’s Store @kannonsmens 
💎 Best Resale + Consignment Clothing @dressraleigh 
💎 Best Designer Shoe Store @mainandtaylorshoes 

We look forward to celebrating with you this week! 

Congratulations to our gold Diamond Award winners in the BOOZE + BREWS category: 

💎 Best Brewery @lynnwoodbrewing 
💎 Best Wine Bar @vitaviteraleigh 
💎 Best Cocktail Bar @killjoycocktail 
💎 Best Neighborhood Bar @omalleysnc 
💎 Best Local Coffeehouse @solacoffee 

We look forward to celebrating with you this week! 

Congratulations to our gold Diamond Award winners in the FOOD + FARE category:

💎 Best Business Lunch @winstonsgrille 
💎 Best Outdoor Dining @tavernaagora 
💎 Best Place for a Romantic Dinner @second_empire_restaurant 
💎 Best Breakfast or Brunch @firstwatch @firstwatchraleigh 
💎 Best Barbecue @pitbbqco 
💎 Best Burger @baddaddysburger 
💎 Best Pizza @oakwoodpizzabox.nc 
💎 Best Steakhouse @angusbarn 
💎 Best Healthy Eats @happyandhale 
💎 Best Italian Food @vivaceraleigh 
💎 Best Seafood @42ndstoysterbar 
💎 Best Mediterranean Food @sassoolcafe 
💎 Best Indian Food @azitranc 
💎 Best Mexican Food @gonzatacosytequila 
💎 Best Asian Food Ni Asian Kitchen
💎 Best Chef @ashley_christensen 
💎 Best Bakery or Confectioner @edibleartbakeryraleigh 
💎 Best Ice Cream @tworoosters 
💎 Best Food Truck @arepaculturenc 
💎 Best Catering @cateringworks 
💎 Best Specialty Grocery Store @traderjoes 

We look forward to celebrating with you this week! 

If you are one of our 2023 Diamond Award winners and receive an email from a company asking for "extra details" to add to your plaque, please ignore the email, and consider forwarding it to info@midtownmag.com so we can report them for false advertising. We apologize for the confusion and inconvenience. Also note: We only provide plaques to gold winners, and we are not requesting additional details for those plaques.
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