Archives: November 2014

Durham Pie One Of The Best In The South

Scratch Bakery in Durham has made USA Today’s 10 Best List “Delicious Pies Around The South“! They specifically highlight Scratch’s shaker lemon pie, with features a flaky double crust and a “marmalade-like” filling made from whole sliced, macerated lemons. Scratch Chef Phoebe Lawless was a 2013 semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Pastry Chef award. Scratch […]


Cooke Street Carnival 2014

Images via Cooke Street Carnival The Cooke Street Carnival is coming to town this Saturday, October 18th, in downtown Raleigh! The Carnival is an annual grassroots neighborhood festival that is held, fittingly, on Cooke Street, which is just a few blocks from the charming Historic Oakwood neighborhood. This year’s Carnival theme is “Idlewild West”, and was […]





Food Day Potluck Lunch At SEEDS

Head over to SEEDS Southside Garden in Durham tomorrow, October 24th, for a community potluck lunch to celebrate National Food Day! The SEEDS organization’s mission is to teach a respect for life, for the earth and for each other through gardening and growing food.  The garden, located in downtown Durham, is an urban garden where the practices of sustainable […]



Brew Durham This Weekend

Beer aficionados take note: the Brew Durham Homebrew Festival is this Saturday, November 8th at The Scrap Exchange! Brew Durham celebrates the art of making home-brewed beer, and got it’s start in 2011 as a fundraiser benefitting The Scrap Exchange, a creative reuse arts center in Durham. It’s now turned into an annual all-day celebration. […]