Craig Makepeace

Craig Makepeace is the co-founder and publisher of This Is Raleigh. Originally from Australia, he first moved to Raleigh in 2004 and fell in love with the city of oaks. He's a travel addict, sports fanatic, beach lover, and passionate craft beer drinker!

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Where to Eat the Best Breakfast in Raleigh (13 local hot spots)

Ok Raleigh, if you’re wondering where to eat the best breakfast in Raleigh, what local ...

EP 41: Raleigh Summer Bucket List

It is hot out there y’all, but we do love a Raleigh summer and embracing all the ...
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5 Cool Rooftop Bars in Raleigh (for drinks with a view)

I love flying my drone around downtown Raleigh for the elevated views it gives me, ...
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Neighborhood Vibes (+ Great Coffee) at Idle Hour Coffee Roasters, Raleigh

A welcome addition to the Raleigh coffee scene in August of 2020 was the boutique ...
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How to Navigate the Wake County Public Schools System in Raleigh

If you are confused about the Wake County Public Schools System, we are grateful to ...
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35+ Things For Your Raleigh Summer Bucket List

It’s hot out there y'all, but we do love a Raleigh summer and embracing all ...

Podcast 40: Cary Heise, founder of Designed For Joy

Designed For Joy provides women in crisis (those living at high risk for sex and ...
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12 Great Places To Live in Raleigh For Families

If you’re thinking of moving to Raleigh with kids and are wondering what are some ...
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Podcast 39: Second quarter Raleigh wrap up

What we've discovered in Raleigh during the second quarter of this year, tips on new ...
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Get Wet and Go Wild at Wet’n Wild Water Park in Greensboro

Looking for a fun place to cool off and relax this summer? If you love ...
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