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Full Frame Announces Summer Series
Full Frame Film Festival, the annual documentary film festival localized in Durham, is taking their Summer film series 'on the road' so to speak. Every other Monday at Durham Central Park, enjoy three free documentary film screenings as part of The Summer Road Show, Full Frame's return to in-person events since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Family Friendly Movie Screenings Return to Downtown Raleigh
Visit Moore Square Park in Downtown Raleigh every other Thursday for a family-friendly movie event with pre-show activities! Movies this summer include Shrek, Black Panther, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Events include food trucks, craft activities for kids, and more!
Pullen Park Raises Price For Train, Carousel, Kiddie Boat Rides
Bummer! Pullen Park is raising prices for some of their best amenities, but not by much per ticket. For instance, pedal boat ride tickets have gone up from $6 to $7, and the children's rides have gone up 50 cents.
North Caroling Is Number One For Business, CNBC Reports
Another blue ribbon for the Tarheel State! According to WRAL, it's the first time the state has taken the top spot in the annual report that considers “all 50 states on 88 metrics in 10 broad categories of competitiveness.”
Eastern Bluebirds Tracked in North Carolina County
Read about all of the interesting tracking efforts by The NC Bluebird Society and other small groups in Southeastern. A lot of work goes into tracking and learning about these feathery fellas!
'A Sight to See': Neighbors Find Wallaby Hopping Around Western NC
A man in Gastonia, NC recorded video footage of a wallaby hopping around his neighborhood. Luckily, local wildlife officials saved the marsupial!
Pilot Describes Landing On NC Highway With Failing Engine
A man was flying near Swain County with his father-in-law and had to land the plane safely when his engine failed over a mountainous terrain south of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
When is 'Manhattenhenge'? Where Can You See It?
Have you seen those photos of a beautiful, sherbet-colored sunset in NYC? The phenomenon when the sun perfectly aligns perfectly with the Manhattan city grid. These occurrences have happened twice in 2022.
8 Tips for Staying Cool in NC Heat
We know you're too hot to trot out there, but don't leave the house without reading these tips in the sweltering NC heat! Water and sunscreen are musts as we reach 100+ degree weather this summer.
Sunflowers In Full Bloom at Dix Park
One of the most-photographed places in Raleigh, the Dix Park sunflower field is finally in full bloom this summer! It's free to visit and reoccurs every year in July.
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