Archives: July 2013

Money Magazine’s List of the 100 Best Small Cities in America. See where yours ranks!

WINNER Top 100 rank: 1 Population: 80,100 Compare Carmel to Top 10 Best Places Five years ago Carmel was a quiet, upscale bedroom community that offered an easy 20-minute commute to downtown Indianapolis. Despite the recession, this formerly sleepy burb has since transformed itself into the ideal place to work and play.Carmel’s business district now has the […]


Home Prices Keep Going Up

The S&P|Case-Shiller home price index was up 12.2% over the previous year, which represents the biggest year-over-year jump in prices since March 2006. All 20 of the markets monitored in the index had higher prices than they did in April. Prices have increased every month since June 2012 and each month the increase has been […]



New Microbrewery To Open In Holly Springs

A new brewery is headed to Holly Springs! Bombshell Beer Co. is North Carolina’s only female-owned microbrewery, and they are hoping to prove that craft beer isn’t a boys-only club. The new brewery is owned by a trio of women who have hired former Church Brew Works brewer Stephen O’Neill as the company’s head brewer. […]




NCSU Chancellor’s home won The National Association of Home Builders Room of the Year for its breathtaking kitchen

Technically, Randy and Susan Woodson share their home with tens of thousands of people. They live in The Point, the chancellor’s residence at N.C. State University, a frequent gathering place for students, faculty, alumni, donors and others in the university community. These events include small groups that can be seated around the home’s long dining […]


Circus FUNdamentals summer camp

Julia Goodman looses her hula hoop as she performs in Raleigh, N.C. Friday July 26, 2013 during the Circus FUNdamentals summer camp at Cirque De Vol Studios. Children learned aerial silks, trapeze, hula hoops, juggling and clowning, among other circus skills. Twenty one children learned skills in the week long event…Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/07/26/3060196/cicurs-fundamentals-summer-camp.html#storylink=cpy