Category: Reviews

Stranger Things 2 Review – Semi-Spoilers

Stranger Things 2 Review – Semi-Spoilers

One year after the disappearance of a fowl, man-eating monster, an evil far more treacherous is planting its roots, readying its attack on the small town of Hawkins, Indiana. The second season of Netflix’s hit show,┬áStranger Things, is now out, all nine episodes available to watch. Questions left over from the finale of the first season are answered, backstories are […]

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Havana’s Review

Havana’s Review

The scent of sea travels through the air, mixing with that of seafood, steak, pasta and the low clatter of hungry consumers. Lodged among the shops and eateries of Carolina Beach, North Carolina lies a high priced, high quality reef of ocean cuisine. With a unique and diverse menu ranging from seafood to pasta, Havana’s, while pricey, provides a scrumptious […]

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Raven Rock

Raven Rock

I grip the wood railing that trails up the ginormous rock and heave out breaths as my dad steps past me, singing the Rocky theme song and pumping the air in idiotic triumph. Raven Rock State Park, surrounding the Cape Fear River, is a spot frequently visited by students of NC State University, regular citizens of Raleigh and others from […]

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Videri Chocolate Factory

Videri Chocolate Factory

The flakes of gold, silver, green, and purple glint off of the chocolate as I sit underneath bamboo and fairy lights, sipping a rich hot chocolate and relishing in the cool night air. Nestled away in the city of Raleigh, near The Red Hat amphitheater, Videri is a small hidden gem that, hopefully, people will want to learn more about. […]

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6th Annual Farmhouse Jam

6th Annual Farmhouse Jam

Honoring dearly missed musicians year after year is a great way to end the summer. For the past six years at Dan and Lisa Stahl’s Farmhouse on Sonny Road about four minutes from West Johnston they host the Annual Farmhouse Jam. They provide free music, bouncy houses, food and drinks. When I first got there I saw cars parked all […]

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Sagebrush Steakhouse

Sagebrush Steakhouse

Residents of Johnston County, North Carolina are no strangers to barbecue and steak, what with restaurants like Smithfield’s, The Redneck BBQ Lab, and Outback Stakehouse among others. However, in the neighboring Harnett County town of Dunn lies a little known restaurant by the name of Sagebrush Stakehouse. This family restaurant provides customers with a plethora of steak, brisket, chicken, and […]

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Forty Years in the Making…

Forty Years in the Making…

The universe of Star Wars is one filled with lore created over the decades following the series’ release in 1977. Upon Disney’s acquiring of the franchise and Lucasfilm in 2012, the movie empire reset the Star Wars canon (factual in-universe events). In 2015, to celebrate the release of the first motion picture Star Wars film since 2005’s Revenge of the […]

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Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge

Geographically occurring wonders are always sight to behold, casting awe into the minds and hearts of those who see them. The naturally occurring bridge in Natural Bridge, VA, a town named after the arch itself, is no exception. At about 500,000 to one million years old, this geological rarity is the result of a collapsed cave roof. When I first […]

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Green Day

Green Day

The sky was dark and ominous, no amount of light could seep through the clouds. Rain bounced off of jackets in droplets and dripped from soaked hair as fans waited in anticipation for the band they had come to see. As the thunder growled and the lightning split the sky, fans screamed and bounced on their heels. Chants coursed through […]

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Triangle Rock Club

Triangle Rock Club

Suspended 45 feet in the air with shaky arms and sweaty hands, you look down. The ground appears miles away, but the realization that you are indoors and securely strapped to a harness makes the belay experience a safe recreational activity. Triangle Rock Club is an indoor rock climbing facility designed for climbers of all ages and experience levels. Two […]

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