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Bloomsbury Bistro

in Restaurant

Chef John Toler's seasonal menu stretches the bounds of traditional French cooking by incorporating vibrant ethnic flavors into his globally inspired seasonal menus. Its innovative cuisine and sophisticated yet casual dining atmosphere have won national acclaim in such publications as Bon Appetit, Southern Living and USA Today. The Bistro is located in the heart of Raleigh at Five Points.

509 West Whitaker Mill Rd., Suite 101
Raleigh, North Carolina 27608
United States

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Ava Gardner Museum

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The museum houses an incredible collection of scripts, photos, costumes and personal effects of screen legend Ava Gardner, whose grave site is located at nearby Sunset Memorial Gardens. Experience her rise from a local country girl to one of Hollywood's film goddesses, whose friends and co-stars included Mickey Rooney, Clark Gable, Frank Sinatra and Gregory Peck.

325 E. Market Street
Smithfield, North Carolina 27577
United States

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DUKE LEMUR CENTER

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This research, conservation and education center houses 250 prosimian primates and the largest population of lemurs outside of their native Madagascar. Lemurs Live! Tours year round by appointment only Mon-Sat. No walk-in visitors. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for 60+ and children 3-12. Other tours and interactions include Walking with Lemurs, Behind the Scenes and Painting with Lemurs.

3705 Erwin Rd.
Durham, North Carolina 27705
United States

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N.C. Museum of Art

in Cultural

Stunning light-filled galleries. Lush sculpture gardens. Shimmering reflecting pools. Dozens of new works of art. A reinterpreted collection. The transformation of the N. C. Museum of Art occurred this year with a new 127,000 sq. ft. day lit building for over 5,000 objects spanning antiquity to the present day, and the nation's largest art museum park with large-scale sculptures.

2110 Blue Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
United States

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MAMA DIP'S KITCHEN

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Mama Dip's is a long-standing Chapel Hill institution renowned for its down home Southern cooking and charismatic owner and cookbook author Mildred Council, better known as Mama Dip's. Breakfast, lunch and dinners like your Mom used to make are served. Take home mementos like an autographed Mama Dip cookbook, aprons, t-shirts, mugs and sauces.

408 West Rosemary Street
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516
United States

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SULLIVAN'S STEAKHOUSE

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This popular 1940's Chicago-style steakhouse serves the finest certified Angus beef and select seafood - along with unparalleled martinis and great live jazz seven nights a week. Its superb wine selection has won it the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Dine in the casually elegant dining room or its laid-back and friendly lounge. Located on trendy Glenwood Avenue in downtown Raleigh.

410 Glenwood Ave.
Ste.100
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
United States

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Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern

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Second Empire combines an atmosphere of classical history and elegance with cuisine that is as exquisitely unique as it is delicious. Located in the beautifully restored Dodd-Hinsdale House in downtown Raleigh, its delectable menu and polished service have earned it the AAA Four Diamond Award, the DiRoNa Award and the Wine Spectator Award since 1998.

330 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
United States

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Greek Fiesta

in Vegan, Mediterranean, Fast Food, Family Fare, American

Greek Fiesta opened in 2001. The founders grew up cherishing their grandmothers’ authentic heart-healthy Mediterranean food and aspired to share that same experience. After many successful years, Greek Fiesta continues to be thrilled about sharing the founders dream and contributing to the health and happiness of the Triangle community. Greek Fiesta prepares healthy, fresh, Greek & Mediterranean dishes w/ traditional spice blends using recipes that have been handed down for generations.

8521 Brier Creek Pkwy. #109
Raleigh, North Carolina 27617
United States

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The Chapel Hill Museum

in Museum, Historic

The Chapel Hill Museum, located in downtown Chapel Hill, preserves, exhibits and interprets the history and culture of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the surrounding region. There are currently 12 exhibits of different scope and size. The two main exhibit halls feature changing exhibits on about a 6 week to 2 month cycle. It also features a gift shop and a bookstore. Free parking.

523 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516
United States

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Pullen Park

in Carousel, Amusement Parks

After being closed for renovations, Raleigh's oldest amusement park is now re-opened with a spiffed up carousel house for its 1911 historic Dentzel Carousel, train station with its C.P. Huntington miniature train, concessions building and welcome center. The 66-acre park also houses the Pullen Arts and Aquatic Centers, along with swing, climb and slide, sand and water, and preschool play areas.

520 Ashe Ave.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
United States

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