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Tasting Event To Celebrate The New Albion Ale Raleigh Brewing Company was tapped as one of five breweries invited to serve their product at the Smithsonian’s salute to American craft beer, part of Smithsonian Food History Weekend, November 8-9 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Raleigh Brewing was showcased at “Last Call: Brewing History After Hours”, a panel event and beer tasting celebrating a new exhibit, “Brewing a Revolution,” the first display at the Smithsonian to chronicle the history of American...

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Wednesday: Cucalorus Festival This annual festival celebrates independent and international film for five days at various venues in historic downtown Wilmington. Through Sunday; 815 Princess St, Wilmington, NC 28401 Thursday: Thankful Thursdays at Flywheel Bring 10 cans to donate to Central and Eastern North Carolina and take a class on them! Note: Not valid on 6 am and 7 am classes. Thursdays through November; 402 Oberlin Rd Suite 104, Raleigh, NC 27605...

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Monday: Cape Fear Seafood Company Opens (CFSC) announced they will open their first location outside the Wilmington area. This will be the fourth location for the company, and the first franchise location. This week they are hosting four reservation-only charity events. The events are open to the public and will benefit The First Tee of the Triangle, Habitat for Humanity, Make a Wish and The Trawick Pediatric Cardiology Fund at Duke Children’s Hospital. 50% of sales will be donated to the...

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Tuesday: Movement @ Market Join the Downtown Raleigh Alliance and Poyner YMCA for the Movement @ Market fitness series. This evening cardio + stretch workout takes place at Market Plaza and happens every Tuesday in April. This week is a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Class. Upcoming classes include Kickboxin (April 9), HIIT Class (April 16), Kickboxing (April 23) and HIIT Class (April 30). Be sure to bring water and wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Tuesdays, 5:30 pm; Poyner YMCA,...

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...

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...

Trilipiderm Ultra-Hydrating All-Body Oil

Imagine this, you’re strutting down the street in your cutest romper when you look down and realize your moisturizer failed. Now all the world can see your dull, dry, ashy legs. Not only are you embarrassed, but now you are frantically searching for a moisturizer to rehydrate your skin. Unfortunately, this has happened to me more times that I would care to admit. A friend told me about Trilipiderm Ultra-Hydrating All-Body Oil, a product that uses lipids and essential fatty...

Weekend

Mother’s Day at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar They will be opening early to celebrate moms with a three-course brunch menu featuring delicious classics like Fleming’s Signature Surf & Turf Eggs Benedict and Cinnamon Apple Brioche French Toast. For those looking to enjoy their dinner favorites, the main menu will also be available all day along with a children’s menu. $47+; Sunday, 10 am; reservations here Light the Woods with Sound Head to Dix Park for a first-of-its-kind sound and light show in the beautiful...