My Friday Five: On IKEA, Another Favorite Show’s Cancellation & ‘Idol’ Finale

1. IKEA Not Coming to CaryCan you believe this? After much anticipation and approval by the town council, officials at IKEA decided to pull a fast one and not build a new location in Cary. The possibility of a second IKEA location in North Carolina has been highly touted as a way to revitalize the [...]

My Friday Five: On Apple, ‘Idol’ Finale & A Final Bow For ‘Rise’

1. Apple Coming to the Triangle?

Could Apple be heading to Research Triangle Park? News broke this week that this could very well be the case, as sources say a North Carolina campus for the tech giant is imminent. If it happens, Apple would reportedly invest $1.5 to 2 billion and an estimated 10,000 jobs could come to the Triangle. I guess time will tell.

My Friday Five: On (Another) Huge Baseball Series, Idol Tour & A New Theater Experience

1. Another Big Series on Tap

Another weekend, another big time series in college baseball as No. 3 North Carolina meets No. 9 Duke at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Well known for their rivalry on the gridiron and hardwood, the Heels and Blue Devils will face each other in a pivotal three-game set ahead of the 2018 ACC Baseball Championship. It should be good!

My Friday Five: On A New Season, Joe Biden & A Wolfpack Anniversary

1. #ChampsReturn

A new season has begun for the Durham Bulls. The reigning Triple-A National Champions returned to action at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Thursday to a large crowd and a beautiful evening. The festivities got off to a great start when the team unveiled a banner commemorating its second National Championship. There were also plenty of new food vendors, activities to try out and fun to be had by all! The Bulls continue are in town until April 11. Check out DurhamBulls.com for all the info!

My Friday Five: On A Supercon Wrap-Up, ‘Dunkirk’ in 70mm & A Ticketmaster Update

1. Supercon Wrap-Up

The first ever Raleigh Supercon is in the books, wrapping on Sunday! It was, coincidentally, my first "con" of any kind and I had a blast! Just in case you missed it (or want to read it again, I won't judge), check out a story I wrote on meeting Gaten Matarazzo from Stranger Things at Supercon. it's definitely worth the read! Supercon is coming back in August 2018 and I'm already looking forward to it. Especially if organizers can bring back Gaten and/or some of the other cast members from the show!

My Friday Five: On Raleigh Supercon, Brent Honeywell & Art Gone Viral

1. Raleigh Supercon

This weekend is Raleigh Supercon and, for the first time ever, I'm going! There's a particular reason I'm going: I get to meet an actor from one of my favorite new shows! I'm keeping it under wraps, for now, but stay tuned to my Twitter and Instagram this weekend for more as well as right here on the blog for a full recap of my experience!