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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...

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...

Weekend

Independence Day Block Party Come out and celebrate at the 3rd annual Independence Day Block Party. The street between Neuse River Brewing and NIckelpoint Brewing will be shut down, providing safe passage between both breweries and plenty of fun along the way. There will be local vendors, live bands, food trucks, and events such as hatchet throwing, a hula hoop contest, and a popsicle eating contest. This year the event will benefit Cause for Paws. Vendors include Cake Kernels, Good...

Discover Bouquet Bar Just in Time for Mother’s Day

Can’t figure out what to get the woman who deserves the world (mom)? Bouquet Bar is here to save the day! This innovative gifting company, which launched in January 2017, is rapidly redefining The Art of Gifting. Bouquet Bar takes the simple idea of giving and  makes an experience that’s unique and meaningful. Two of the founders, David and Alex, are the owners of the glamorous floral design company, Square Root Designs, which grace hotel lobbies like the iconic Four Seasons...

Weekend

You Are Here: Light, Color and Sound Experiences An exciting temporary exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA), You Are Here features immersive art installations by 14 contemporary artists, including large-scale light works, sound installations, video works, mixed-media room-size environments and site-specific projects. Some are low-tech, transforming ordinary materials into awe-inspiring visuals, while others make use of experimental new media, fusing art and technology in interactive works that change in response to the viewer. This exhibition takes over an entire floor of...