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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.


First Fruits

BY MELISSA WISTEHUFF | PHOTOS BY JOSH MANNING On paper, Jason Brown was living every athlete’s dream. Born and raised in Henderson,

Aviary Attraction

BY KRISTEN SCHRUM As winter thaws and the first hints of spring perfume the air, the Triangle slowly begins to bloom with

French-European Simplicity

BY CAITLIN WHEELER | PHOTOS BY DUSTIN PECK PHOTOGRAPHY James Hardy has advised clients on fine interior design since well before he

Color Love

BY SPENCER GRIFFITH | PHOTOS BY ABIGAIL JACKSON Judy Pickett doesn’t design for trends. “I design for the client, and this particular client

A Clean, Decisive Downsize

BY KURT DUSTERBERG| PHOTOS BY BRUCE DeBOER Larry and Debbie Robbins knew it was time for a change. Their four grown children


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We’re celebrating the modernist movement for our March/April cover, featuring this Raleigh masterpiece. 

Read the story through the “Decisive Downsize” link in bio. 

📷 Bruce DeBoer
✏️ Kurt Dusterberg
Welcome to the neighborhood, @woodhousenorthhills! 

#spa #spaday @visitnorthhills #midtown #midtownraleigh
Fill out our form {giveaways link in bio} for a chance to win two tickets to @northcarolinaopera “Porgy & Bess.” 

Get an extra entry by following one or more of the social media accounts for @trianglefamilymag. Just post your social media handle in the “message” field so we can verify that you followed at least one of our accounts: Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. #giveaway #opera #porgyandbess
Art in Bloom, the popular floral exhibit sponsored by @pncbank at @ncartmuseum returns tomorrow, March 15. 

The five-day event will feature more than 30 imaginative floral arrangements, offering visitors a unique way to connect with art through floral interpretations of the museum’s stunning galleries in West Building.

We took so many photos that we’ll need to spread it out over a few posts, but it’s well worth the time! This is one of our favorite events of the year, and each year we are more and more blown away by the talent and vision each artist brings. If we mistakenly did not tag a floral artist, please add the tag in the comments. 

“Creativity is nothing but a mind set free.” -Torrie T. Asai 

#peoplescollection #artinbloom #NMCAbloom #PNCArtInBloom 

@ivycapcreations @englishgardenraleigh @the_flower_shuttle
A behind the scenes look at our upcoming spring fashion photo shoot, shot by @deboerworks at @cam_raleigh.

Thank you to our fab partners for helping us make magic:


Stay tuned for the final product in May!
Chef Josiah Halbohm of @youngheartsdistilling moves onto the final round of Cooking for the Kids—the cooking competition at @rocky_top_caters benefiting Overflowing Hands. 

Thank you @rocky_top_caters for having our social media manager, @melwistehuff, judge this round, alongside @ericadelong of @iheartradio and @sara.abernethy of @wyehill + @glasshousekitchennc. It was a fun evening with yummy food while doing good for our community…a perfect night! 

Tickets for round 3 are on sale now! Go to overflowinghands.org for more info.
⚾️ Batter up! There’s a new baseball team in town! ⚾️

Oak City Gliders is a new summer collegiate baseball team in Raleigh. Games will be May 21-July 24, with home games at Optimist Park behind Sanderson High School. 

The 1st home game is May 25. Let’s go root, root, root for the home team, and support these collegiate athletes! Go Gliders! ✈️
A new episode of @talkofthetrianglepodcast dropped today!

Listen to our conversation with @rebekahlaney and @mr.modernism of @ncmodernist about modernist architecture. Did you know that North Carolina has one of the largest concentrations of modern architecture in America? We discuss why, where + how NCModernist is working to save old homes and design new ones. 

@spotify @amazonmusic @applepodcasts @google @audible @podcastcary @podcastaddict @iheartradio @adam.cave @melwistehuff #modernarchitecture #modernhome #modernhomes
Look who’s coming to @coastalcreditunionmusicpark! @snoopdogg @wizkhalifa @tooshort @warreng @berner415 @djdrama
Dreamville Festival returns to @dixpark on April 1-2, with two-day tickets on sale now at www.DreamvilleFest.com. 

@usher (Saturday) and @burnaboygram Burna Boy (Sunday) will help headline the 2023 event + a one-night-only performance from J. Cole with Drake #drake to wrap up the festival on Sunday night. 

Other weekend acts include:

@summerwalker, @lildurk, @citygirls, @jessiereyez, @glorillapimp+ the entire Dreamville Records roster with Ari Lennox, J.I.D, EARTHGANG, Bas, Cozz, Lute + Omen.

@arilennox @jidsv @earthgang @bas @cozz @omen
𝙄𝙣 𝙈𝙞𝙙𝙩𝙤𝙬𝙣: 𝙏𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙏𝙝𝙧𝙚𝙚 𝙈𝙖𝙜𝙣𝙞𝙛𝙞𝙘𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙃𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙨!

• A modernist masterpiece off Glenwood Avenue
• French-European simplicity in Anderson Heights
• Color Love in Cary

Plus, @firstfruitsfarmnc, creating an aviary attraction, reverence to Raleigh's favorite tree, @dukehealth Duke Raleigh Hospital's Arts & Health Program, and @tazzakitchen. Explore our special sections: Home & Garden and Market Leaders. 

Also, check out Midtown's new logo!

Cover photo by Bruce DeBoer
Perfect #tacotuesday at @bartacolife @visitnorthhills with this gorgeous weather! 🌮🍹☀️

Thanks, Dominique, for giving us a preview of your #margaritamarch cocktails! Check out their fresh, unique margarita-inspired cocktails throughout March.
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Editor’s Choice Fall 2022

Autumn is magical in the Triangle, and the options to enjoy the season are nearly endless. jump on a hayride, navigate a