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Join GNR this Weekend for a Behind the Scenes, Restoration in Progress Tour!

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Have you ever wondered what goes on during the meticulous process of restoration of a historic building? If you are curious, now’s your chance for a behind the scenes tour of four historic downtown Raleigh landmarks! The tours, sponsored by the Raleigh Historic Development Commission, will take place this Saturday, January 10, 3.00-5.00 pm. Read on for the details!

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Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! And all the best for 2015!

Photo courtesy (Raleigh) News & Observer

Photo courtesy (Raleigh) News & Observer

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you from the Goodnight Raleigh staff. We wish you all the best for a happy and blessed New Year!

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Raleigh’s City Market Turns 100 Years Old

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One hundred years ago, on September 30, 1914,  a familiar downtown landmark — Raleigh’s City Market — opened its doors to the public. Join us this week in celebrating the centenary of this historic and venerable market house.

A centennial celebration will take place at City Market on Moore Square this Friday, October 3, beginning at 4pm. The party will feature live music, street performers, and a special menu by Big Ed Watkins (Big Ed’s Restaurant) and Paul Reams (Smoked Out ‘n’ Fried). ‘City Market Centennial Ale’ will be offered by Triangle Brewing Co. The festivities will run until 11pm.

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Cameron Village, Raleigh, N.C.
by Raleigh Boy

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This week on Flashback Friday we’re making a quick stop in the wayback machine at Raleigh’s Cameron Village Shopping Center.  “Shop as you please, with the greatest of ease, in the wonderful Cameron Village!”

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