Plans Submitted for Bar Renovation at 612 Glenwood

612 Glenwood. May 2018. The 600 block of Glenwood South just might become the densest cluster of bars in downtown Raleigh. At 612 Glenwood, currently shown above, submitted plans to the city show a proposal for adding a second floor to the building for outdoor bar space. The outdoor bar is basically the roof of […]

Pic of the Week

Parklet? Outdoor seating? Either way you look at it, a parking space has been removed on Salisbury Street. Cheers to Local Icon, behind nearby Virgil’s, Linus and Pepper’s, and Level Up, for the great outdoor space.

New Upfit Activities in the Moore Square Historic District

Rendering for new storefront at 211 South Wilmington There’s work taking place in the Moore Square Historic District that may see new life in older buildings. Currently under review by the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is a new storefront for 211 South Wilmington. The building will be upfit with a new storefront that aims to […]

Winter 2017 Restaurant Roundup

Vidrio is now open in Glenwood South For this restaurant update, the energy seems to be building in and around Moore Square. There are a few delicious places to try now as well as ones to look forward to this year. For a complete list of eats, drinks, and coffees in and around downtown, make […]

Pic of the Week

Corner of West and Lenoir, December 2016 The service station at the corner of West and Lenoir Street is shown above. Plans for a restaurant are in place for this building in an area that will rapidly change in the next few years. There will be apartments across West street, currently under construction townhomes across […]

Fall 2016 Restaurant Roundup

Email readers: This blog post has a virtual reality image in it. I recommend you click through to the site to see it. New eats are tasty but what can also be exciting, to me anyway, are reasons to revisit some places as they are doing new things or new folks are bringing a new […]

Pic of the Week

After years of being empty, the old Esso gas station on Hillsborough Street now has life in it. Dram and Draught, a whiskey and cocktail bar, is now open and adds some neighborhood bar vibes to this area of downtown Raleigh.

Summer 2016 Restaurant Roundup

To quote the great philosopher Lauryn Hill: "Ready or Not, Here I Come, You Can't Hide Gonna Find You and Make You Want Me" We are officially OPEN. Stop by and see us tonight! A photo posted by The Haymaker (@haymakerraleigh) on May 28, 2016 at 8:21am PDT Downtown continues to add new places to […]

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