The northern end of downtown Raleigh is changing fast, with the new Capital Boulevard bridge over Peace Street and construction of a Publix grocery store. But this isn’t the first major transformation for Smokey Hollow.
The Roast Grill, which as been featured on “Man v. Food” is well-known for holding competitive eating contests, especially for hot dogs. The record at the Raleigh restaurant is kind of foggy and way short of the Nathan’s hot dog records, but the title is coveted locally.
An ad for a pirate boat for sale in Topsail Island, which has been a tourist attraction, goes viral after owner posts it on Facebook. At $35,000, the post advertising the The Raven has circled the globe.
These North Carolina state parks, from Jockey's Ridge to Umstead, Fort Macon to Jordan Lake, are the most popular among visitors. Here's a unique experience at each of them from the mountains to the sea.
This collection of American folk art buildings — all 1,200 — are a subject of fascination. They're the subject of a documentary, "Rendered Small," that will screen a the Longleaf Film Festival in Raleigh, NC.
Chang and Eng Bunker were conjoined twins and were famous as a traveling freak show before settling in North Carolina. New facts about the 'Siamese twins' are in the new book "Inseparable" by Yunte Huang.