11 May 2018

12 things to do over Memorial Day weekend in North Carolina’s Research Triangle

Memorial Day in the Triangle
Memorial Day Weekend is set aside for honoring our fallen heroes — those who gave their lives in service to our country. The holiday has been an American tradition for decades, and warrants a day off of work and school. Many consider the three-day weekend to be the unofficial start of summer (and the first respectable time to wear white pants, if you believe in that sort of thing). So naturally, there is typically an abundance of celebratory events held over the weekend! We gathered a list of 12 fun things to do in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill this Memorial Day. Have fun out there and don’t forget to pay your respects along the way.   You Are Here: Light,...
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10 May 2018

Motherly advice

Everyone has a mother. She gave you life, and in most cases, helped nurture you into the person you've become. Moms are quite amazing creatures. Mom has eyes in the back of her head, a last nerve that you're always on, and exceptional counting skills, because if she's told you once, she's told you a thousand times.  And even though she is not your maid, nothing is ever really lost until Mom can't find it. Moms are particularly sensitive to dirt, activity, and temperature. Mom wants everything clean - your room, your plate, your mouth, and your underwear (in case of an accident).  Mom doesn't want you to jump on the bed, jump to conclusions or especially, jump off a cliff, even...
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6 May 2018

The 12 most iconic brunch places in Charlotte, mapped

After a long week, nothing soothes the soul quite like brunch. This breakfast-meets-lunch feast allows you to enjoy perfectly poached eggs, fluffy biscuits, mimosas and more — all at the lazy hour of 11 am (or later). Plus, it’s the perfect excuse to catch up with friends and loved ones! In Charlotte, we are lucky to be surrounded by an abundance of top-notch cafes and restaurants. So many, in fact, that it can be tough to decide where to start! We rounded up the best brunch destinations in the Charlotte area to make your decision a bit easier when the weekend rolls around. From globally inspired fare to breakfast classics, you’re sure to find something on this list that strikes...
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