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Monday: Mat Pilates with Morgan Lengthen, strengthen and energize during this class at Aillea Raleigh. Monday, 5:45 – 6:45 pm; 2032 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605; Reserve: 919.747.9030 Tuesday: Katie Parla: “Food of the Italian South” Cookbook Pizza Party Join author Katie Parla and Chef-Owner Teddy Diggs of Coronato for a special collaborative dinner. Dishes include Manell’ (fried polenta fritters), Frittata ai Fiori (Frittata with flowers), Polpette Casce e ovo (bread Meatballs), Insalata di Rinforozo (Cauliflower, olive, pepper, and caper...

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MRG30 Festival Merge Records is turning 30 this year! Every five years, they celebrate their birthday with a multi-day music festival, and this summer’s event—which they’ve dubbed MRG30—is shaping up to be one of the best ever! MRG30 will take place July 24–27, 2019, in Carrboro and Durham, NC. The 4-day festival will celebrate the best of Merge, both present and future, by featuring an amazing lineup of more than 30 bands. Artists performing on Friday: A Giant Dog, The...

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Monday: Stump! Trivia Kings Dining & Entertainment offers Stump! Trivia every Monday night in the Lounge! Come see why they were voted “Best Trivia in the Triangle” by the readers of the INDYWeek! Join your host, Trivia Jockey Jason, as he offers up fun and challenging trivia questions for players of all levels. All you need is a group of 2-6 players and they have prizes for the top teams, including $50 for first place. Free; Monday, 7 pm; 141 Park...

What is the Best Coffee?

I am often asked, “What is the best coffee?” “What is the best way to make coffee?” Over the last 20 years coffee has risen from the modest improvement of the Second Wave (Starbucks, Caribou, Green Mountain, Peet’s) to the more significant era of improvement often referred to as Third Wave (Intelligentsia, Counter Culture, Stumptown, Blue Bottle). This new generation of coffee companies has facilitated consumer access to the best coffee in the world at affordable prices (As I write...

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Jam In The Trees Jam In The Trees is an annual music festival in western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, just outside of Asheville. While 2018 is only the third year since inception, the festival was nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s prestigious Momentum Awardin 2017 and was named a top festival pick by Blue Ridge Outdoors in 2018. The festival offers a complimentary shuttle service between the festival venue, Pisgah Brewing Company, and downtown Asheville, nearby hotels, and campgrounds,...

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Monster Drawing Rally at NC Museum of Art The North Carolina Museum of Art is presenting the Annual Monster Drawing Rally where 75 artists at all stages of their careers will be drawing, as spectators watch. At the end of the evening each piece of art will be available for $50. Artists include Ben Shafer, Miriam Zimil, Drew Hill, Greg Baldwin, Kiki Farish, Maya Freelon Asante, Rio Aubry Taylor, Sean Kernick, Marx Myth, Bart Cusick and more. They will be using...

Raleigh Limo Bus For Raleigh Events

There are a lot of fun Raleigh events scheduled for the month of August. Summer is coming to a close, and it passed by pretty quickly. There’s no better time to get together with friends or your family to make some fun summer memories! Here are five of the events happening around Raleigh in August! They range from concerts to community festivals, so it will be easy to have a fun time at any of the following. If you’re traveling...

The BroBasket

When a James Grasty’s fiancée wanted to get him flowers in which he laughed and respectfully retorted, “I don’t want flowers, but you can send me a bucket of beer instead”, The BroBasket was born.  She searched the internet and quickly realizing she couldn’t send him a bucket of beer and knew it was a concept she had to look into. The seed had been planted and Grasty’s Entrepreneurship Class choose this concept as the business they would start in their classroom. The class...

Kamedis

Is summer reeking havoc on your skin? Or, maybe you just have problem skin and at a loss of where to begin to fix it? I know, I have always battled oily skin that is prone to break outs. Well, thank goodness for Roni Kramer, founder of Kamedis, because she understands problem skin and has she spent her life looking for a way to fix her skin. Her journey took her from Israel to California to Chengdu, where she studied...