A Shift in Focus 

Photography has the unique ability to direct the viewer’s eye in the exact path the photographer wants them to take. They can shift the entire look and feel of a portrait by simply changing one aspect: the focus.

Ignore Government Shutdown, Embrace What You CAN Affect 

In fact, do yourself a favor and don't watch the news. Ever. Again. Extreme perhaps, but today's media tells you what they want you to know, nothing more. With all this doom and gloom, it's really easy to get swept up in it, constantly trolling your Facebook or Twitter feed to see what your friends and social circle have unearthed to confirm that indeed, the sky is falling.  One thing you CAN do?  Consider voting in future if you didn't - or - question who you will vote for next time if you aren't happy.  

Finder411 Provides Ability to Compile Local Favorites 

Raise your hand if you've ever grown frustrated when searching online or via your smartphone for a reputable local business or the latest restaurant your foodie friend mentioned you MUST try?  Sure, there's Facebook, Yelp, Angie's List (if ya wanna PAY for reviews from people you don't know) and good 'ole Google.  But let's face it, while the Internet delivers timely information, it may not be data that's helpful or trustworthy to you. 

Hiring A New Electrician? You Have To Ask The Right Questions. 

Undertaking electrical repairs and upgrades on your home is no simple task. There are a lot of things to consider: Is your electrical work safe? Does it satisfy the National Electrical Code regulations? Is your home protected against electrical fires? Knowing you have a qualified, licensed contractor performing the work can help ease your mind.

Aquarium Outfitters Provides A Pet Shopping Experience You Won’t Forget 

It can be a lot of fun searching for a new pet. At Aquarium Outfitters in Wake Forest you will find more than just an assortment of scaly or hairy pets; you’ll find an experience that is totally different than what you will find at your typical big box animal and pet supply store.

Know Your Options: The Ins and Outs of Personal Insurance 

With more than 25 years in the industry, Bruce Matthews (CWM®, CTEP®)has the knowledge and professional experience to guide you through your insurance options. Matthews and his team at TruOptions in Raleigh offer a wide range of services in the areas of financial planning and insurance, with the kind of personalized focus you can only get from a locally-rooted business.

RDU Tennis Keeps The Fun Going Through The Fall 

It’s almost time to head back to school, but that doesn’t mean the summer fun has to end. RDU Tennis continues to offer tennis clinics once school starts and through the fall.

Living in North Carolina, you know that the temperature isn’t the whole story when it comes to the heat. You know that humidity plays a big part in your overall comfort during these hot, Southern days and nights. But what you may not know is what you can do in your home to help bring the humidity down to a comfortable level.

August Brings Finder411 Triangle 100 Challenge 

Calling all local business lovers!   Finder411 of the Triangle needs your help. In prep for our public campaign this fall, Co-Founder Tonia Zampieri will be personally visiting 100 Triangle local businesses to sign them up for a 6 month FREE membership,  between August 5th- Aug 30th.   Daily photo bombs & shout outs? YES.  

Is It Time for A Lighting Upgrade? 

Are your lighting fixtures tired, drab, and not producing the amount of light that they once did?  Are they outdated and you want a new style? Are you interested in reducing your energy consumption or going “green”?   If you answered yes to any of these questions it may be time for a lighting upgrade and redesign.