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THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — TRIANGLE NC | VOLUME 16 — ISSUE 2 28 RALEIGH Howling Cow ice cream uses fresh milk from NCSU- raised cows. Try a scoop, milkshake or Wolfpack Sundae at the Centennial Campus at The Creamery. For an adult ice cream sandwich, head to Bittersweet's for their version: a chocolate chip sea salt cookie surrounding a scoop of vanilla ice cream rolled in caramel corn. For fresh, locally grown food, locals head to one of the dozen farmers' markets in the Raleigh area including the State Farmers Market. It is considered one of the nation's best markets with 75 acres of indoor/outdoor specialty shops, restaurants and garden center that complement produce, meats, and other products. Students can browse through local offerings at NCSU Campus Farmers' Market. The Midtown Farmers' Market in Six Forks features a variety of fresh local produce including organic, sustainable vegetables, cheeses, herbs, flowers, meats and specialty baked goods. North Carolina's capital city has gone crazy for beer with an impressive 21 breweries and counting, plus tap rooms and bottle shops. Take a brew tour on the Greater Raleigh Beer Trail, Trolley Pub Raleigh or Beltline Brew Tours. The Courtyard by Marriott Midtown offers a "Room with a Brew" package in conjunction with local Big Boss Brewing Company. Festivals promote beer in April during Beer Month. By sheer volume, the reigning brew king is the Raleigh Beer Garden with its massive selection of 366 beers on tap, both local and international. On Friday and Saturday nights, try out Tobacco Road Tours' Raleigh Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure. In between pub stops, a few haunted locations are thrown in to keep the evening lively. Live music can be found at almost any time, anywhere, any day of the week. Raleigh has the most live music of any destination in the state with more than 100 live music venues and counting. If a crowd will gather, musicians will play at locations ranging from hole-in-the-wall dives to large-scale arenas with mid-sized concert halls and playhouses in between. In July, a sold-out crowd gathered for headliners Gregg Allman and Peter Frampton at the Red Hat Amphitheatre nestled downtown. Museums host musical performances or you can "Groove in the Garden" at Raleigh's Little Theatre. The city that likes its entertainment "live" flocks to theatre productions at Raleigh Little Theatre, >>

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