December Openings and Closings – So Far

Dec. 13 - via @Runologie: Runologie open next to State of Beer on Hillsborough Street (400 block) Dec. 15 - via @NewRaleigh: State of Beer Bottle Shop, Bar and Sandwich Counter now open at 401 Hillsborough Street (I wrote about this earlier, but … [Read more...]

Lucette Grace Now Open

Hat tip to @TriangleExplorer for posting a picture this morning letting the Instagram world know that Downtown Raleigh patisserie from former Umstead pastry chef Daniel Benjamin is now open! Hours are 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., Monday through … [Read more...]

Glenwood South’s Runway Couture to Become Hookah Lounge

Hat tip to Crash Gregg, publisher of Triangle Downtowner, for this "coming soon" tip on social media earlier this week. Located on Glenwood South below the Rockford, what was once Runway Couture retail store will now be a hookah lounge named … [Read more...]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Lisa Stewart Designs

via The Downtown Raleigh Alliance is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for Lisa Stewart Designs‘ newly designed storefront in Downtown Raleigh’s Historic City Market on Thursday, Aug. 28, at 5:30 p.m. Visit for … [Read more...]

Happy and Hale hiring delivery drivers for new storefront location on Fayetteville Street

Posted to the Facebook feed of one of the proprietors: CALLING ALL BIKERS WHO WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD: Happy+Hale is a new salad & cold pressed juice delivery company in downtown Raleigh and we're looking for delivery drivers to drop the goods to … [Read more...]