The Triangle Observer

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Upcoming Local Events!

Durham Blues & Brews Festival

May 21st 5pm-10pm

Durham Central Park

WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest

May 27-30

Fleming Loop Park

Peak City Pig Fest

June 17th-18th

Downtown Apex

Fast Facts! Our Current Real Estate Market!

Spring Wake County Market Summary

  • Overall Inventory decreased by 10%.

  • Price dropping sellers decreased by 8%.

  • Expired listings have decreased by 25%.

  • Average Sales Price increased 3%.

  • Year to date closed sales up 3%.

Top appreciating subdivisions; Knollwood Estates (6.2%) , Mordecai Place (6.5%) , Heather Hills (4.38%) , Deacon Ridge (2.2%) , Brentwood (2.35%) , Quail Hollow (6.47%) , Remington (2.58%)

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Fresh Watermelon Mojitos!


  • 6 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 50 fresh mint leaves
  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice (approx. 5 limes)
  • 1 cup white rum
  • soda
  • ice

  1. Blend watermelon in the blender until pureed. Strain to remove some of the pulp (optional). Measure out 2 cups of the strained watermelon juice.
  2. Place fresh mint in the bottom of a large pitcher. Add a little bit of the watermelon juice and muddle to release the flavors of the mint.
  3. Add remaining watermelon juice, fresh lime juice, ⅔ cup simple syrup and rum. Fill the entire pitcher with ice. Top with soda.
  4. Adjust sweetness with additional simple syrup if desired. Garnish with additional lime, mint and watermelon slices.
  5. Serve immediately.

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