My visit to Oryx was a strange experience. Oryx has a cool, contemporary atmosphere that fits in well with its Glenwood South location. The service was good. The menu was interesting and the food looked good. But, I found the cocktails and food so quirky that I’d suggest that the chef do some tweaking to […]
Sola has opened. Sola Coffee is a local, family-owned business located in Greystone, on the corner of Sawmill and Lead Mine Road.
There’s a lot to like about Blue Mango, which just opened on Glenwood South. In focusing my reviews on new restaurants, I’ve seen a lot of places open up, with varying degrees of success. Blue Mango has done a really superb job. Everything about the restaurant is quality; the interior design, the service, and the […]
Honor By August will be performing at the Pour House on Friday, March 9, 2012. The DC-based band has released two albums, Drowning Out the Television and Found. They are currently recording their third album, from which have already released one song, Just a Little. Honor By August lead singer Michael Pearsall was kind enough […]
The Raleigh Amphitheater has updated its concert line up for April 2012. Raleigh Amphitheater Concert Series Line-up Cake, April 15 Tickets go on sale Friday, February 24 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Hardee’s Thickburger Box Office at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, the Progress Energy Center Box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000. DAYGLOW, […]
blueMANGO Indian Cuisine has opened on Glenwood Avenue between Lane and Jones Street. We have not had a chance to try it out, but it looks like an exciting addition to Glenwood South. blueMANGO has an extensive dinner menu featuring chicken, shrimp, and lamb biryani, classic curry and numerous vegetarian and vegan dishes. blueMANGO has […]
Our Best Places to Watch the Superbowl article was so popular that we decided to help out those in need of suggestions for Valentine’s Day. These restaurants were chosen because of their consistency of excellent food and service and atmosphere appropriate for the occasion. Our picks: 42nd Street Oyster Bar 508 West Jones Street • […]
The Raleigh City council has approved a $374,344 contract with Turner Asphalt, Inc., to make bicycle and pedestrian improvements on Wade Avenue. The purpose of the project is to enhance pedestrian and bicycle connectivity along Wade Avenue between Ridge Road and Faircloth Street. The improvements also will provide direct connectivity to the House Creek Greenway, […]