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...]

P.G. Werth’s Restaurant & Market Opens Friday

The first restaurant/retail space to open in the ground floor of the 927 W. Morgan apartment building, P.G. Werth's Restaurant and Market is slated to open on Friday, Jan. 23 according to TBJ: … [Read more...]

La Volta Restaurant to Become The Twisted Mango

While not quite the "South American" concept originally promoted, La Volta announced last week that it will become "The Twisted Mango", a Caribbean-themed restaurant. Read more in TBJ at … [Read more...]

Glenwood South Carolina Ale House to Open Monday, Jan. 12

According to TBJ, the Glenwood South Carolina Ale House will open Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Carolina Ale House sets open date in Raleigh’s Glenwood South The restaurant and bar is having a private friends and family event on Saturday, Jan. 10, and … [Read more...]

Mo’s Diner Gets New Name for the New Year

According to a TBJ blog post this week, "Raleigh's Mo's Diner is now 'Holly's on Hargett'", after owner and chef namesake Holly Mohajer. The website remains The Mo's Diner Facebook page is still being updated regularly at … [Read more...]

Two New Drink-Related Shops Open in Downtown

Two nice features to see in TBJ recently: New bottle shop now open near downtown Raleigh Drink, Drank, Drunk is located next to Irregardless Cafe on Morgan Street and offers coffee, beer, and more. It is owned by Shannon Lamm (co-owner of next door … [Read more...]

Tupelo Honey Opens in Cameron Village at 4 p.m. Today

Tupelo Honey Cafe continues its eastward expansion from Asheville, NC into ITB Raleigh with their official public opening at 4 p.m. The eight-location NC chain started in December of 2000 in Downtown Asheville with a tiny, shotgun layout but notes … [Read more...]

Raleigh Finalizing Plans for Improved Bicycle Accessibility

TBJ has an article this week on the progress to date of a $1.1M grant the City of Raleigh received from the US DOT Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement program: Raleigh to upgrade access for bicyclists around downtown The design phase … [Read more...]

New Bar Coming to Five Points: Proof

Nov. 18: No details yet due to Google coming up short, but I have some texts in to Churchill's, Ryan Boone, and WNFIV to inquire. Early sources say "high-end liquor bar and jazz club". Nov. 19 Update: This morning's TBJ shared a link to the … [Read more...]

PieBird to Accept Bitcoin

TBJ has an article today about the first Downtown Raleigh article to accept Bitcoin, PieBird: Raleigh's Pie Bird to Accept Bitcoin For now, the business will only accept the digital currency for online orders as they have not implemented a point … [Read more...]