In 2006, Fayetteville Street re-opened to cars, having been a pedestrian mall for three decades. Activity has increased, but it is still a work in progress.
There is a new restaurant on Martin Street in downtown Raleigh called Parkside. A few years ago, it was Brewmasters. A few years before that, it was Cherry Bomb Grill. Before all of that, for around 30 years, it was Joe’s Place. During the Joe’s incarnation, the neon sign that simply said “Restaurant” caught my […]
All About Beer Magazine’s World Beer Festival took over Moore Square on Saturday, April 13. Dozens of tents covered the grounds. The participants were given a 2 ounce glass and could sample any of the beers from the over 100 breweries that were represented.
Crank Arm has operated for about two years, providing rickshaw service in downtown Raleigh. But all along, the Crank Arm founders have wanted more: to open to a brewery and pub. Crank Arm is now near its goal of opening a 7-barrel system brewery this spring at 319 West Davie Street in the Raleigh Warehouse […]
Activate Good will hold its fourth annual Couture for a Cause fashion show on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Marbles Kids Museum.
The North Carolina Bar Association has published the ratings of local judges throughout the State of North Carolina. The results are the compilation of surveys that were sent out in May 2011 to attorneys who are members of the Bar Association. The Bar Association is comprised of a wide range of attorneys, including plaintiffs attorneys, […]
A class action lawsuit filed in Raleigh alleges that Ephren W. Taylor II, famous for becoming “America’s youngest African American CEO of a public company,” was actually running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded churchgoers out of tens of millions of dollars. The case, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, […]
The Supreme Court of North Carolina has declined to review a case that challenged the constitutionality of tax incentives promised to Google to induce the company to establish a facility in Caldwell County. The North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law filed the case. From its website, NCICL offered this summary: Representing three individual plaintiffs, NCICL […]