The Scoop on Hadley’s, Coming Feb. to Replace The Borough

There was lots of buzz today following the announcement that popular Downtown Raleigh bar and restaurant The Borough will close at the end of the month so that owner Liz Masnik can take a new direction for the next part of her life. It was noted … [Read more...]

First Look: Vita Vite Art Gallery + Wine Bar

The Warehouse District is about to get a healthy dose of unique wine, southern craft beers, and southern arts - that is, as soon as the ABC approves Lindsay Rice’s permits for her new wine bar and art gallery named Vita Vite. (Note: If anyone from … [Read more...]

Raleigh Beer Garden World Record Attempt Happening Saturday, November 21st

via company press release: The Raleigh Beer Garden is excited announce that on Saturday November 21st, GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ will be in Raleigh conducting the judging process to verify that the Raleigh Beer Garden the most varieties of beer … [Read more...]

Vita Vite Wine Bar + Art Gallery Opening Soon in Warehouse District

Thanks to Hudson Residential real estate broker Ryan Boone for this reader tip! Looks like Downtown Raleigh is getting more wine and more art in just a few short weeks. In the space formerly occupied by 313 bar and nightclub, TBJ notes that "owner … [Read more...]

Winterfest Returns!

via Downtown Raleigh Alliance email announcement: When: Saturday, December 5 FROM 3:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Where: City Plaza and 300-400 Blocks of Fayetteville Street The Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh are excited for the … [Read more...]

Dram and Draught to Bring New Life to Vacant Hillsborough Street Building

Eyeing an opening at the end of March 2016, partners Drew Schenck and Kevin Barrett are sharing plans for "Dram and Draught" which will occupy the former three-bay auto shop at the corner of Hillsborough Street and Boylan Avenue. Kevin … [Read more...]

510 Tavern to Open Wednesday on Glenwood South, Hosts Sneak Preview Tuesday

It didn't take long for 510 Tavern partners Bobby Glass and Schaefer O'Neill to convert a restaurant and bar space at 510 Glenwood from Big Boom to 510 Tavern - just 32 days, to be exact. Beginning Friday, October 30, 510 Tavern will be open from … [Read more...]

Old Ciago’s Space to Become My Way Tavern’s Second Wake County Location

My Way Tavern owner Andrew Stafford will add a second location to his porfolio this fall when he wraps up construction in the former Ciago's space on St. Mary's Street. The original location in Holly Springs is a popular destination for its … [Read more...]

The Lincoln Apartments Opens in Downtown Raleigh

Last month I had the chance to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Downtown Raleigh's newest luxe apartment complex, The Lincoln Apartments. The Lincoln is located on E. Hargett Street, in the far stretch of the Moore Square district, near the … [Read more...]

Raleigh Beer Garden Celebrates Oktoberfest with Full Month of Events

via company press release: The Raleigh Beer Garden announces that it is celebrating Oktoberfest throughout the entire month of October. Join everyone at the Beer Garden for Taste of Oktober as 30 breweries join our guests and conduct tastings of … [Read more...]