Sidewalk Seating Ordinance Survey Results

This is a cross-post from the Raleigh Downtown Living Advocates. I helped put together a member survey to get an idea of what people thought about the currently under trial outdoor dining ordinance. During the month of October, the DLA conducted a survey that tried to get an idea of how things are going with […]

Feedback on Outdoor Dining in Downtown, PUPS

Dear members of the Raleigh City Council, I want to write to you today with some concerns about the proposed change in hours for outdoor dining in downtown Raleigh. In my opinion, closing down outdoor dining areas earlier will reduce the noise levels a negligible amount to be useful at the expense of economic vitality […]

Outdoor Seating Ordinance Changes Being Discussed

Email readers: This blog post has embedded video. Read the post on the blog if you can’t see it. If the video doesn’t show for you, watch it here. I’m into this outdoor seating “controversy” and wanted to get some ideas and thoughts out there on the blog. First, let’s start with some history. If […]

Goodnight’s Turns 30

[This guest post comes from Joseph Havey who represents Travelhost Magazine of the Triangle, which seeks to “help visitors to the Triangle area make memories to cherish a lifetime.” Contact me to put your original content about downtown Raleigh on DTRaleigh.] This past weekend, Drew Carey headlined at Goodnight’s Comedy Club in celebration of the […]

Renovations For Libations in Glenwood South

Approved back in December 2011, the house in the picture above, located at 603 Glenwood Avenue, is being heavily renovated for a new bar with outdoor seating. While passing by I asked some of the gentlemen working on the renovations about the new bar. They mentioned that this was being done by the owner of […]

The Coolest, Coldest Place To Chill Out This Summer

Landmark Tavern is one of the coldest places during the summer and very generous with the AC. Keep that in mind while you are out in downtown and need a place to cool off.

Kings returns to Raleigh late this summer: Second kingdom: Music: Feature

The second iteration of Kings will take over a three-story space at 14 West Martin that will combine a 250-capacity music venue with a full-service restaurant and underground bar. via Kings returns to Raleigh late this summer: Second kingdom: Music: Feature.

New Bar Opening at 112 Fayetteville Street

Image via Flickr The Fayetteville Street Tavern has closed but now something new is brewing in the space at 112 Fayetteville Street. I had a chance to talk to one of the guys behind the new bar and he briefly showed me around the place. This will be a huge step up from the old […]

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