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Work and Play in Sin City, Las Vegas

Las Vegas is EXACTLY what you see in movies. Well.. maybe not exactly. I didn’t have a penthouse suite. I didn’t lose a tooth. I didn’t wake up with a tiger in my bathroom, or a random baby in my closet. I don’t have friends as hilariously stupid as Allen (but a few who are…

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San Francisco

San Francisco is such a cool city. If I could move to the city by the bay tomorrow, I would have all my bags packed yesterday. My friend Chandler and I did San Francisco the cheapest way possible. We stayed in a hostel in the Tenderloin district, notorious for being San Francisco’s high-crime, high-poverty neighborhood.…

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Rise Biscuits and Donuts, Durham

I asked my Twitter followers where in the Triangle you can find a “cronut,” the 2013 craze that took off in NYC. It’s croissant-donut pastry. The Triangle Explorer responded, saying he thought the sweet breakfast treat was offered at Rise Biscuits and Donuts. At Rise they call them “cronies.” So I went to Rise in search…

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Irregardless Cafe, Raleigh

Irregardless cafe is on West Morgan Street in Raleigh, close to NC State’s Campus. Open for more than 30 years, the restaurant is well-established as a cafe and catering business in the Triangle. Irregardless calls itself a “farm to table” restaurant, known for using fresh, local produce. It caters to meat-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans; making it…