Best Ice Cream shops in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Cary

The Triangle offers some of the best ice cream shops in North Carolina, and anyone willing to take a little drive can enjoy a cool treat.

It may seem surprising to visitors, but the Triangle takes its ice cream very seriously, and there are some off-the-beaten path ice cream shops that are sure to delight the most discerning palates.

Here are four places that are definitely worth a visit:

Sunni Sky's, Angier

Straight south of Raleigh, just outside of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it  Angier, is Sunni Sky's, a premier destination for the ice cream enthusiast. The fact that it stands by itself along Highway 55,  practically in the middle of nowhere, only adds to the allure.

Once inside visitors will find more than 100 flavors to choose  from,…

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How to find hidden gems at a Raleigh flea market

One of the most popular shopping destinations in the Triangle is the Raleigh Flea Market. For Triangle residents and visitors, it offers untold opportunities for bargain hunters.

With nearly 1,000 vendors filling six buildings and several acres of outdoor space at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, the Raleigh Flea Market is a destination for hobbyists, treasure hunters and browsers alike.

It’s so big, it can be overwhelming. So here are three things you can do at the Raleigh Flea Market:

Channel your inner flipper.

The exploding popularity of television programs like “Flea Market Flip” has inspired countless hobbyists and amatuer builders to try their hand at flipping.

Vendors at the Raleigh Flea Market offer countless items that…

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MJR Homes - NC Custom Home Builder

When choosing a builder, the choice is often between a small, local builder, and a large, regional, or national company. There are benefits to each, but MJR Homes offers the best of both worlds.

Building Custom Homes In The Triangle Region

Founded by Mike Reiser, MJR Homes is a small, custom builder, completing between six and ten homes in the Triangle area each year. That’s a small number compared to the big builders who construct hundreds of homes each year in the Triangle alone.

To Reiser, staying small keeps him close to the side of the business he loves. “I enjoy focusing on the little details that make a home unique,” he said. “Building custom homes keeps me closer to the customer and the product.”

The houses MJR Homes builds are…

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Chapel Hill apartment values double in three years

Now is the perfect time for investment property seekers to looking into buying a rental home in Chapel Hill. Over the past three years, we have seen the value of Chapel Hill apartments nearly double. This upward trend is a good sign for those interested in investing in Chapel Hill property.

It Started with a Massive Renovation

Three years ago, some Chapel Hill neighborhoods were not as desirable as they are today. With rising crime rates and apartment buildings that had not seen any recent renovations, the value of select neighborhoods was low. However, that changed when prominent Chapel Hill real estate investor, Daniel Eller purchased then Timberlyne Village Apartments, as they were known back then.

Once acquiring the property, Eller set to…

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Discover Durham NC Farmers' Market

The Durham Farmers' Market is a favorite destination for residents of the Bull City and people from all around the Triangle. Conveniently located in downtown Durham, the farmers market is a source for fresh food and produce, with all vendors coming from no more than 70 miles away.

Open all year round, the Durham Farmers Market features farmers from throughout the state selling locally grown, in-season produce. Sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, peaches, apples, and watermelon are just a few of the favorites.

But if you’ve never been to the market before, there are some unexpected treats you can find:

Craft Beer, Wine & Beverages

If you’re looking for something to drink, the Durham Farmers' Market is the place for you. Local breweries, offer…

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