There is nothing quite like classic Carolina BBQ, and there is no better place to find it than right here in the heart of North Carolina. Raleigh has so many legendary BBQ joints where you can find top-of-the-line pulled pork, brisket, or ribs topped with a classic smoky yet sweet Carolina BBQ sauce.
Our real estate agents are always recommending great BBQ destinations to our clients. Want a taste of what the area has to offer? Check out these local spots!
Easy access to great BBQ dishes is just one of the many great things about living in the Raleigh area. Contact us for more local recommendations.
Each month, our real estate agents join others heading to downtown Raleigh for First Friday. This beloved event involves galleries, shops, and restaurants celebrating the rich arts culture surrounding Raleigh homes for sale. Plus, each month offers something new with rotating exhibits and talks with local artists. Check out these vibrant downtown spots that can be seen on First Friday or any day of the year.
Art plays an important role in Raleigh every day, but during First Fridays, it takes center stage. Immerse yourself in the creative spirit that lives throughout Raleigh. Contact us at Howard Perry and Walston to speak with one of our cheerful and experienced real estate agents.
The restaurant scene in the Triangle is so good, there's a whole week dedicated to it!
It's almost Triangle Restaurant Week, marking an opportunity to celebrate the culinary excellence in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the surrounding areas. The event runs January 24-30, and our real estate agents can't wait to dine at some of the best restaurants in the area. Each participating restaurant will be serving special three-course menu options with fixed prices for the occasion, making this a great opportunity for locals and visitors alike to get a taste of what the Triangle has to offer!
These restaurants are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what the Triangle's food scene has to offer. Check out this official listing of restaurants that are participating in Triangle Restaurant week for more great options.
Contact us today to learn more about life in the Triangle, and be sure to ask our real estate agents about finding your dream home in Raleigh, Durham, and the surrounding areas.
You could call it a small city, or you could call it North Carolina's largest small town. Whatever you choose to call it, Cary is one of the most charming, vibrant communities in the Triangle.
Our real estate agents always love getting to spend some time in Cary, and if you're in the area looking at Raleigh homes for sale, we highly recommend you do the same! These are some of our favorite spots for a fun day in Cary, NC.
Contact us today to learn more about life in the Triangle, and be sure to ask our real estate agents about finding your dream home in Cary and the surrounding areas.
As a vegan or someone who eats plant-based most of the time, it's not always easy to find places to dine. Lately, though, the restaurant scene has been expanding, with many new vegan restaurants opening up across the country. The Triangle area is no exception. Whether you're strictly vegan or just trying something new, here are some of the top vegan restaurants near Raleigh homes for sale.
Eating vegan is easier when you're surrounded by delicious vegan restaurants like these. Our real estate agents are ready and waiting to help you find a home in Raleigh so you can visit again and again. Contact us to learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment with an agent.
With all due respect to Memphis dry rub and Alabama white sauce, we have our own way of doing barbecue here in North Carolina. We like it tangy, saucy, and smoky.
It's not unusual to let a whole hog slowly smoke for an entire day before serving it up, but that patience pays off. If you're in the mood to try some of the best authentic North Carolina barbecue the Raleigh area has to offer, our real estate agents are more than happy to point you in the right direction. To celebrate National BBQ Month, check out one of these local spots!
Great barbecue isn't the only thing we love about life in North Carolina! Contact us today to learn more about what makes North Carolina special.
Did you know that May 10th is National Shrimp Day? There's no better way to celebrate than to head to your favorite seafood restaurant and place an order. Whether you prefer your shrimp battered and fried, tossed in Cajun seasoning, or made into scampi, the following are some of the top seafood restaurants our real estate agents recommend in the Triangle area.
If you'll be in the Triangle area on National Seafood Day, there are plenty of delicious spots to celebrate. Contact us if you're still looking for a real estate agent in Raleigh, Durham, or Chapel Hill.
There's never a bad time to enjoy a delicious slice of prime rib. If you need an excuse, however, you'll be glad to know that April 27th is National Prime Rib Day!
Our REALTORS® each have their own opinions about which local steakhouse is the best. We've created this list of some of their favorites, so you check them all out and decide for yourself!
When it comes to living in the Triangle, great restaurants are just the beginning! We would love to show you around the area. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and get started.
Are you looking for a great way to celebrate Valentine's Day without the crowds? This year, why not enjoy a romantic dinner at home? It's easy to re-create an intimate restaurant setting. Just set the table, dim the lights, and light some candles. Put on some romantic music, and you're ready to go!
Our real estate agents often order takeout meals from the area's top restaurants. Here are a few you can rely on to send you home with a meal that will make your evening super special.
Now is the perfect time to find a home you can really fall in love with! There are so many beautiful Raleigh homes for sale, and we can't wait to help you find the perfect one. Contact us today to discuss your goals and get started.
There's never a bad day to enjoy delicious Italian food! With World Pasta Day right around the corner, now is a great time to start exploring some of the amazing Italian restaurants in the area.
Our REALTORS® love trying out local hot spots!
No matter what kind of food you enjoy, there are excellent dining options in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area. This is just one of the many things to love about living here. Want to explore some of the beautiful homes in the area? We can help. Contact us today to get started!
It's no secret that North Carolina has some of the best food in the country, but many residents of the Triangle are surprised to discover just how many times Raleigh's restaurants have been featured on TV. From local news to international programs on Food Network and Travel Channel, our favorite places to dine are given primetime slots on television. Next time you're headed out to eat, our real estate agents encourage you to check out these Raleigh restaurants that have been featured on TV.
Let's face it. Not everyone is a morning person! One thing that makes mornings more bearable is the fantastic brunch options we have in the Triangle area. Our real estate agents love the local dining scene, and that includes frequenting brunch spots in the area. Looking for a delicious start to your morning? Be sure to check out the following local restaurants for your next morning meal!
Looking for a home with a kitchen for you to make brunch every Saturday morning? We can help! Contact us today to tour our best homes for sale around Raleigh, Cary, and Durham.
If you're like most people, living under the current stay-at-home orders has started to feel really mundane. It's true, there's not a lot to do right now, but ordering takeout from some of the area's best restaurants is a great way to spice things up.
Many of our real estate agents have started planning a weekly takeout night. Not only does this give us a chance to try out some new foods, but we love being able to support our local restaurant owners. Here are a few of our favorites!
Although things have certainly changed, we're still working hard to help our clients reach their real estate goals. Contact us to learn more about how you can virtually tour some of the beautiful Raleigh homes for sale or put add your home to the inventory. We're here to help!
Like so many people living in our community, our REALTORS® are adjusting during the coronavirus crisis. We are still here to help, but we're practicing social distancing and hygiene measures when showing Raleigh homes for sale – after all, safety comes first.
Just like our team, many businesses throughout the Triangle are doing everything possible to keep our local area going strong. Some companies have had to close their doors for now, but there are still ways to support your local Triangle business owners.
Working together, we can get through the challenge of coronavirus safely!
Here's how you can give small businesses a boost – even if you can't visit:
The Triangle community is strong, and it'll come through this with North Carolina spirit.
Even if you're staying put a while, we invite you to contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to learn about local homes.
Wondering what to do this weekend? Grab your favorite pair of shades, set your clock ahead one hour and then hunt for a house. The spring housing market is starting to heat up and you do NOT want to miss out on some of these homes.
Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have planned open houses in the beautiful homes they've listed and are ready to show you around.
Take a look at our agents' open houses to figure out which homes you'd like to tour on Saturday and Sunday.
Sq Ft: 3,525 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Saturday, March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Sq Ft: 4,873 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Saturday, March 7 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Sq Ft: 4,647 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 5 (full)
Open House: Saturday, March 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Sq Ft: 3,401 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Saturday, March 7 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and
Sunday, March 8 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Sq Ft: 3,661 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 5 (full)
Open House: Saturday, March 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. and
Sunday, March 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Sq Ft: 2,383 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Saturday, March 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. and
Sunday, March 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Sq Ft: 2,700 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Sunday, March 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.
If you're like many people, you probably can't start your day off without that first cup of coffee. It's a pleasant ritual that makes your commute, that morning meeting, or an extra-long to-do list so much more bearable. If you want to stop for a cup on your way out in the morning, meet a friend for a mid-morning coffee break, or pick up a cup while you're on your way to meet one of our real estate agents, try one of these coffee shops in the triangle to start your day off right.
Bean Traders, 105 W NC 54 Hwy #249, Durham
Durham homes for sale have access to some of the most unique and trendy dining options around, and Bean Traders is no exception. With ample room to sit and enjoy your coffee and meal options, you'll want to spend as much time there as possible. The iced coffee is always a hit with customers, but there are plenty of truly unique beverages here (Chocolate Habanero, anyone?).
Joe Van Gogh, 1104 Broad St. B, Durham
With 5 locations in the Triangle Joe Van Gogh coffee is available wherever your adventures might take you. Their coffee is roasted on premises so it's always fresh and delicious. You can even enjoy some local art while you sip.
Kaffeinate, 115A N Duke St., Durham
Located in the historical Brightleaf district the vibe at Kaffeinate is a mix of old and new. Kaffeinate calls themselves "North Carolina's most innovative café" and they are always looking to compliment the area's growing food scene by creating something unique with different techniques and high-quality ingredients. Pastries and waffles are available with gluten-free and vegan options too.
Making your home in the Triangle means you'll have a welcoming, innovative and comfortable neighborhood to call home. Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to find the new home that's just waiting for you.
What could be better than heading out for a relaxed Sunday brunch with some of your favorite people? Durham homes for sale make it easy to enjoy a wealth of excellent dining options, and Sunday brunch is no exception, with many unique dining spots to try. Whether you're looking for a traditional brunch or something new, you'll find it in the city. Our real estate agents have the details on nine of their favorite spots to enjoy a lovely Sunday brunch in Durham.
Still searching for the perfect home, so that you can enjoy all that Durham has to offer? Our experienced, local team is here to help. Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes in the Durham, NC area.
Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season for many Raleigh residents, and there is no shortage of fun, family-friendly activities to enjoy in the city throughout the weekend. Whether you're shopping for Raleigh homes for sale or you already call our city home, Raleigh is a wonderful place to spend the holidays. Our real estate agents have the inside scoop on seven great Thanksgiving weekend activities in the Raleigh area.
Still searching for the perfect home where you can enjoy every weekend in Raleigh? Our experienced, local team is here to help. Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes in Raleigh, NC.
We're pleased to introduce you to Raleigh and the greater Triangle region, which will become a foodie paradise this weekend. The Triangle will host a trifecta of food events including Triangle Restaurant Week, Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo and Raleigh's International Food Festival. There will be no shortage of amazing food for you and your family and friends to enjoy.
After you're done touring the world through food, take a tour through the beautiful homes our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have listed. Located in some of the most sought-after neighborhoods across Central NC, our agents will be hosting hundreds of open houses this Saturday and Sunday.
Summertime is underway, and it's time to find your new home!
Sq Ft: 3,025 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Saturday, June 9 from 12 to 2 p.m.
Sq Ft: 4,501 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Saturday, June 9 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Sq Ft: 3,230 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Saturday, June 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. and
Sunday, June 10 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Sq Ft: 3,150 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)
Open House: Saturday, June 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. and
Sunday, June 10 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Sq Ft: 3,425 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 (full)
Open House: Sunday, June 9 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Sq Ft: 4,122 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 5 (full)
Open House: Sunday, June 10 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Sq Ft: 4,200 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)
Open House: Sunday, June 10 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Whether you're aiming to sample fantastic, unique cuisine from around the world or searching for a flavorful homestyle meal, Raleigh, NC has a restaurant to suit every taste.
There's fabulous food around every corner in Raleigh, and the city has earned more than its share of awards for its unique culinary creations. Foodies will love getting to know the dining scene in the city, and shopping Raleigh homes for sale provides the perfect home-base for discovering the many hidden gems that await throughout the city. Our real estate agents are here to help you start your search, with a list of eight must-see dining destinations in Raleigh, NC.
1. Saint Jacques French Cuisine, 6112 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh
Chef Restaurateur Serge Falcoz-Vigne and the Saint Jacques team bring authentic French fine dining to Raleigh. Ranked as one of the Top 100 restaurants in the U.S. by OpenTable.com, Saint Jacques uses only the highest quality ingredients sourced locally from North Carolina farmers to serve classic French fare to their Raleigh clientele. Enjoy unique seafood dishes, delightful desserts, an extensive wine list, and a fantastic atmosphere at Saint Jacques French Cuisine.
2. Crawford and Son, 618 N. Pearce Street, Raleigh
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a great meal in a casual atmosphere at Crawford and Son, where comfort food is always on the menu. While the atmosphere is laid back, Chef Scott Crawford and his crew are serious about bringing the best flavors of Raleigh to your plate. Sample fish, fowl, and fabulous seafood, with unique takes on your favorite dishes as a part of the Crawford and Son menu.
3. Garland, 14 West Martin Street, Raleigh
Garland is the hybrid of combining flavors of India and Asia with locally sourced foods to deliver a distinctively different culinary experience to Raleigh locals. You'll discover great food, delicious cocktails, and an unbelievable wine menu in a comfortable--but funky--atmosphere.
4. Beasley's Chicken and Honey, 237 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh
Looking for a truly local way to celebrate the unique food scene in Raleigh? Stop by Beasley's Chicken and Honey to enjoy the best fried chicken in the city, in a fun, friendly atmosphere that's perfect for families. Beasley's offers a diverse menu of fried chicken creations, seasonal Southern sides, and savory sandwiches, all close to home in Downtown Raleigh.
5. lucettegrace, 235 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh
lucettegrace describes itself as a "contemporary patisserie" in the heart of downtown Raleigh. A patisserie it definitely is serving patrons everything from strawberries and cream mousse to a ham and cheese croissant with just the right amount of bechamel sauce.
6. Videri Chocolate Factory, 327 W. Davie Street, Sweet 100 Raleigh
We've covered food, drink, and flavors from around the world, so now all that's left is to tie the meal together with the perfect dessert. Visit Videri Chocolate Factory to enjoy some of the best chocolate in Raleigh, and see first-hand how gourmet chocolate is created. Enjoy watching the experts in action, then settle in on the outdoor patio to taste the delicious results of all of that hard work.
7. Bida Manda, 222 South Blount Street, Raleigh
Ranked as one of the 100 best restaurants in the U.S. by OpenTable, Bida Manda offers Laotian cuisine in an elegant, thoughtful setting. Enjoy a meal in the beautiful indoor dining area, or head out the deck to sample fantastic flavors with a gorgeous Raleigh sunset in the background. If you're looking for an example of Raleigh's unique culinary culture, Bida Manda is a great place to start.
8. Brewery Bhavana, 218 S. Blount Street, Raleigh
One visitor to Bida Manda was so taken by the food that he wished to create his own Laotian dining spot in the city, and on that day the concept for Brewery Bhavana was born. Located next door to Bida Manda, brewery Bhavana aims to create community by serving complex, craft brews paired with meals that emphasize the unique flavors of the Southeast Asian cuisine.
When you're ready to find your next home and start enjoying the fabulous flavors of Raleigh, our experienced, local real estate team is here to help. Contact us when you're ready to buy or sell homes throughout Raleigh, NC.