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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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So. Much. Pollen. We Talked to an Allergy Specialist About It. 🤧

Special thanks to Jonathan Romeo, D.O., a board-certified allergist with Allergy Partners of the Triangle in Raleigh for chatting with us about ways to manage this plethora of pollen (and other allergies)!

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Photo by adobe/Chad Robertson 

#pollen #allergies #pollenseason
We celebrated the grand opening of the @designedforjoy store located in Makers Alley in @visitnorthhills! 

Designed for Joy has provided over 140 women in crisis with steady employment since 2017. Their main studio/workspace is still located in @downtownraleigh, but this new spot will offer shoppers access to all the fab DFJ products, helping spread the word of all the amazing things they do for women in our community.
Celebrated the grand opening of @doseyoga this weekend at @visitnorthhills! It’s the perfect spot to relax while focusing on whole mind + body. A total zen experience! 

#raleighyoga #northhills #grandopening
Get ready to indulge in an array of BBQ goodness at the upcoming Gettin’ Piggy With It event in 2024!

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@lawrencebarbecue @trophybrewing @youngheartsdistilling @frankielemmonsch #gettinpiggywithit #frankielemmonschool #raleighbbq
With @dreamvillefest nearly sold out, festival organizers are excited to announce a continued collaboration with @amazonmusic to livestream this year’s festival.

The livestream will be available for free via Amazon’s music channels on Twitch, Prime Video and the Amazon Music app featuring hosts Wayno, Speedy Morman, Nyla Symone and Amber Grimes.

https://music.amazon.com/live/events/LM4U0I2TZ6

Photo from Dreamville 2022 courtesy of Melissa Wistehuff
Making history! ❤️🐺

@ncstate @packmensbball @packwomensbball are both going to the Elite Eight at the same time for the first time in school history! 

Image courtesy of @accnetwork
Sunday afternoons just got much more indulgent during your North Hills shopping excursion with the recent addition of Leo’s Italian Social, now open on the ground level of the Renaissance Hotel.
 
Filling the space of the old Mia Francesca location, Leo’s Italian Social is a plush new dining experience serving lunch, brunch, dinner and cocktails that range from arancini and cauliflower bites for starters to pasta, wood-fired pizzas and main dishes such as halibut, chicken parmesan and juicy filet cuts.
 
Midtown visited Leo’s to try some items on its Sunday brunch menu. The menu features six delicious-sounding items, making it challenging to decide on only two!
 
We opted for the Avocado Toast, made with fresh avocado spread, grilled sourdough, feta cheese, and a soft-boiled egg. Served with a side of fresh arugula topped with radishes and heirloom tomatoes, it was one of the heartiest avocado toasts we’ve had.
 
We also opted for the Baked Italian Eggs with roasted tomatoes, sausage, caramelized onions, zucchini and olive oil toast. You have your choice of how you want your eggs, which, for us, was over-easy so that the rich yolk could blend in with the rich tomato sauce and nicely seasoned sausage.
 
Also, during Leo’s Italian Social’s brunch hours, take advantage of their $5 Mimosa and Bloody Mary specials—we sure did! 

@leositaliansocial @visitnorthhills #brunch #raleighbrunch #raleighfoodpics #raleighfoodies #mimosa #bloodymary @renraleigh 

Video and words by Dathan Kazsuk
Enter to win tickets to @burningcoaltc’s “A Little Night Music!”

Fill out our form {through the giveaways link in our bio} for a chance to win two tickets to “A Little Night Music.” Tickets can be used for any performance during the show’s run April 4-21.

#giveaway #burningcoaltheatre #nctheatre #alittlenightmusic
Take a peek at The Lounge: @mmcraleighnc’s new pre-performance spot to well—lounge—before shows. Unwind with cocktails and light bites in this new luxurious space tucked inside one of @downtownraleigh’s premier places for performing arts. 

#ncperformingarts #raleigharts #nctheatre #ncarts #raleighnc #memorialauditorium #thelounge 

🎥 @lust_for_musick
Wolf! 🐺 

PACK! ❤️

@ncstate wins their first @accsports men’s basketball championship since 1987. #wolfpack
Talk of the Triangle

2024 Diamond Awards FAQs

Date/Time/Location: January 18, 2024 6:30p-9:30p ET Museum of Natural Sciences 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601 *Please Use the Entrance to