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  • Pakora from downtown Raleigh's Garland restaurant.
    8 quickfire reviews of Raleigh-area restaurants
    1. Driftwood Southern KitchenDriftwood opened not too long ago, inhabiting the space that once housed Antonio’s Gourmet Market in North Raleigh’s Lafayette Village. The place has been updated with a rustic chic decor, where chalkboard...
  • Irma P. Hall
    Coulson, Webb and Hall shine in "Dying Alone" despite script, staging challenges
    When the first Centers for Disease Control and Prevention documented case of AIDS was reported in 1980, much thought wasn’t given to it and as the disease spread among white homosexual men, many in the black community dismissed it as the ...
  • Lakewood Lion's Share I
    'Share' in Lakewood's brewing bounty
    In one ofAesop's Fablesa lion goes hunting with a fox, a jackal and a wolf. Working together, the animals down their prey, only to have the lion take all the bounty for himself. Afterwards, the fox asks the all-important question: shouldn'...
  • Stanbury to open soon.
    Garland officially opens in downtown Raleigh, Stanbury to open soon
    Located above Neptune’s Parlour on 14 Martin Street in downtown Raleigh, Garland is officially now open for business. Garland’s current menu comprises mostly of Asian-inspired fare, including a Chicken Roti dish and a Pork Rice Bowl...
  • Artificial Christmas Tree from Tree Classics
    Artificial Christmas tree review
    Christmas is such a wonderful time of year, especially for the children. One of the biggest events of the holiday season in my home is decorating the Christmas tree. My four children get very excited just at the anticipation of the lights and...
  • Christmas Ornaments
    Decorating the perfect Christmas tree in three easy steps
    The holidays provide many opportunities for festive decorating. In most homes, the focal point becomes the Christmas tree and that means adorning it for the season with lights, garland and ornaments. While some lean toward the designer look,...
  • DIY pine cone garland
    Quick and easy DIY pine cone garland
    Need to decorate for your Christmas party and don’t want to spend a lot of money? Here is a very simple DIY holiday garland courtesy of Twig and Thistle that you can make and is so beautiful it look almost store bought. The materials are...
  • Garland
    Listen to your parents
    Some children do not listen to their parents because they really think they know everything even if they are just 10. If their parents tell them to go right, these kids will go left.Somebody has to alert these children about the blessings that...
  • Buddy, the pink collar death row dog
    Pink collar death row dog has a rosy future
    Garland, Texas: When Desiree Berger read the story of Buddy dumped at Garland Animal Services to die in his pink collar, she decided to do something.http://www.examiner.com/article/pink-collar-dog-will-die-texasDesiree had a plan. She called the...
  • Buddy in his pink collar
    Pink collar dog will die in Texas
    Garland, Texas: Some former 'owner' surrendered Buddy to Garland Animal Services. Buddy is still wearing his pink harness while he waits to die at this high kill facility.The complaint was 'too hyper'. Some former 'owner'...
  • Little Ice, dumped in high kill shelter
    Precious white boxer puppy to die in Texas
    Garland, TX: This adorable little munchkin is in huge danger at very high-kill Garland Animal Services.Only 2 months old, Ice was dumped by his owner at the Garland facility. The shelter is full and babies are in dire peril.Please consider saving...
  • Lakewood Brewing Company
    Lakewood Brewing: A first look
    What better way to kick off American Craft Beer Week (May 14-20) than to profile yet another new craft brewer for the North Texas area. The third of this initial 2011-2012 round of new Dallas craft breweries is the soon-to-open Lakewood Brewing...
  • These puppies are at Garland Animal Control
    Don't breed and buy while puppies die
    Garland, Texas: These adorable blue nose pitties are reason enough to stop the breeding. Breeders across the country still continue to over-populate while innocent puppies like these are dying every day in over-crowded shelters.Dog breeders are...
  • Garland recycles paper and electronics
    Garland’s 2012 Earth Day
    Garland’s Earth Day activities kicks off with a 3-hour paper and electronics recycling event Saturday morning April 21, 2012. Residents are permitted to drop off unused or dilapidated televisions, radios, telephone and computer equipment at...
  • Garland's livestock program
    Garland’s best storm trackers are kept under hoof
    The path of the reported 14 tornados that swept through the Dallas/Fort Worth area April, 3, 2012, could have been better tracked with the use of our friends from the animal kingdom. While the four major news stations kept us abreast with live...