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Over here at Live Raleigh, we have a lot of passion for sharing our favorite local spots. With the holiday shopping season fast approaching the whole office is getting their shopping list together and we are all about shopping local and snagging that one of a kind gift to knock collective socks off. As you search for meaningful and unique gifts commences, check out this list we have put together to help support the local businesses that we love.

Edge of Urge
Trendy and hip, Edge of Urge sits between Wine Authority and Two Roosters. Even without such
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Annual Christmas Parade

With 65,000 people expected to turn out, one of Raleigh’s most popular events is the televised Christmas Parade. This tradition has been hosted by the Greater Raleigh Merchants Association since 1940.  Shop Local Raleigh is an extension of the GRMA and is a partner in presenting the parade. ABC News 11 is sponsoring the parade and the event is televised.

The parade starts at 9:30 am at the corner of St Marys and Hillsborough St. and works its way around the Capital to Fayetteville St. The influx of people to the downtown area does create traffic and significant delays. Give yourself plenty of time
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A Timeless Treasure on Tyler

Tucked away in the quite little Capitol Heights neighborhood this home delivers on charm. The features of the home  and it excellent location make this a desirable little gem. Just around the corner from our office and we know this neighborhood is one to fall in love with because we sure did. 

The curb appeal of this one prepares you to fall in love with the rest of the home. A rare find in this neighborhood the house has 3 bedrooms and two baths. The high ceilings lend a spacious feeling to the living areas and the backyard is flat and private, all in all giving you plenty of room in this

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Adorable Adams St Charmer

A gorgeous home in a great location always sells itself but we want to share some of the great details about this great house with you. The three bed and two and a half bath home sits just off Glenwood Avenue in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood. Nestled away on a tree lined street, this house is bursting with charm and convenience.

The home features a beautiful kitchen with granite counter tops and amenities like a wine fridge and more. Built in 1915 there is a lot of historic character in the home like its fireplaces and wooden floors. The living spaces flow together and

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Cozy on Cotton Exchange

We love bringing a new home to market, especially when its in an awesome location. Inside the beltline and north of Downtown, this three-story townhome sits in an area that is part of the expanding downtown footprint. With its proximity to the Beltline and Downtown, this townhome is well situated no matter what kind of commute you may have.
As an end unit, this town home delivers on space in more than one way with a third-floor bonus room. The combined kitchen and living room open space make this a wonderful space to host in. The spacious bedrooms and third floor bonus room
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Wind down on Walnut Woods Drive

Nestled in one of Morrisville's townhome communities, the fantastic location of this property and its excellent price point will win you over. With a short commute to Research Triangle Park and excellent entertainment options this home is the perfect spot for someone looking live and play in the same area.
This two-story town-house has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. It sits at the back of the Breckenridge community. The kitchen and dining space flow to the living room to create a semi-open floor plan.  community has a clubhouse, pool and tennis courts and community greenspace allow residents to spread out and
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Fall Fair Fun

October is the guaranteed heralder of: all things pumpkin, my birthday, and the NC State Fair.  One of the biggest events in Raleigh is its State Fair as it attracts over one million people from the city and surrounding areas. Opening night, is October 17th and runs through the 27th. With nightly firework displays and all the indulgent food you could possibly think of, the NC State Fair is a must on your fall Bucket list.

No one here in the Live Raleigh office is a fan of the rides at the fair. One of us gets queasy on anything but the Ferris wheel - the other has a paralyzing fear of heights, but don’t let our reservations hold
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Tranquility on Tamora Court

The suburban atmosphere of Apex and its impeccable reputation make this two-story charmer ideal for setting down roots.  The Woodridge neighborhood is a short distance from I-540 and Business 64 making it an easy commute for those who work in RTP and farther out. Downtown Raleigh is thirty minutes out while RTP is only a twenty-minute commute and Downtown Apex is a quick 8 mins away.  

The Home itself is two stories and sits on a large corner lot.  Once a model home that was part of the Parade of Homes, this house is a beautifully maintained home that has kept its curb appeal over the years.  The
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Relaxing In Renaissance Park

Renaissance Park is undeniably one of the hottest neighborhoods in the Raleigh Area. Just outside of the Beltline this neighborhood sits just 3.5 miles or an inexpensive uber ride from downtown. We are excited to see this gorgeous home hit the market.

A five-bedroom and four bath home, this one is packed with awesome features. The large master suite gives plenty of room for relaxation. A butler’s pantry, screened-in porch, farmhouse sink, and large kitchen island are just a few of the finishes and amenities that make this an excellent home for entertaining.  The features don’t stop inside the home - the community
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Fall Home Maintenance

Is the siren song of spiced beverages and rows of adorable gourds beckoning to you? Before you dive into all of those fun Fall traditions there are probably a few chores to knock out around the house. We want to share with you some Fall maintenance items to help you create a checklist and get the best from your home.

For some of you, the lawn is a pet to be cherished while others it is a wild beast to be battled. Regardless of how you feel about your lawn, at the end of the day it will need some TLC going into those winter months. Trimming the grass back until frost happens keeps the tall grass from
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