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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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Free Tacos for National Taco Day Chronic Tacos, a California-inspired Mexican grill, is giving away one free taco to all lunch customers in celebration of National Taco Day. Get one free Chicken, Al Pastor, Carnitas or Beyond Beef taco with the code word announced on Chronic Tacos social media. Follow Chronic Tacos on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and the code word will be mentioned a week in advance so make sure to keep an eye out! Friday, 11 am –...

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15th Annual Capital City Bikefest The country’s largest downtown motorcycle rally, this three-day, family-friendly event featuring musical performances, parades and plenty of sweet rides is tough to miss (and impossible not to hear!). Bike competitions, a tattoo festival, a classic car show, food trucks and much, much more are big draws for the wildly-diverse crowd. $10; Friday – Sunday; 500 S. Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601 2nd Annual Milk Fest Check out musical performances by DJ Dice, DJ K Stones,...

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Durham Bulls: Friday Night Fireworks End your week by checking out the biggest fireworks show in the region with Friday Night Fireworks following every Friday home game. It’s also Food Truck Friday! Each Friday the DBAP will feature two local food trucks that will serve up their delicacies all game long. Friday, 7:05 pm; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701 Lemurpalooza Party with Lemurs! The festive evening celebrates and supports the amazing animals of the Duke Lemur Center. Your $75...

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Monday: Durham Bulls: Bark in the Park Head to the ballpark with your furry friend. Nothing like starting off your week with a night full of pooches! It will be a good time for everyone. Monday, 7:05 pm; 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701 Tuesday: VIPink Shoppers Crawl Sparkle and shine on the pink carpet! Sip and shop trunk shows, enjoy instagram pics and when you spend $150, you get a $25 Cameron Village gift card. Tuesday, 4 – 7;...

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Taste of China: Chinese Cuisine & Culture Festival Authentic Chinese ethnic cuisines from different regions of China will light up your day and comfort your stomach. Enjoy continuous entertainment including the dragon and lion dances, martial arts demonstrations, folk and traditional dances, musical performances, children’s pavilion activities, Chinese culture and history booths and more. Visitors can also shop at souvenir, arts, and crafts booths. Don’t miss NCLady’s food tasting booth (free) & Daily Vita’s Ginseng Tea tasting booth (free). Saturday,...

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...