Vita Vite, 313 W. Hargett St., Raleigh + 200 Park at N. Hills St., Ste. 130, Raleigh | Pick a cozy spot near the fireplace to curl up with a glass of vino at this sophisticated art gallery and wine bar.
Wine Authorities, 211 E. Franklin St., Raleigh | Grab a glass of estate-grown wine to enjoy on the large outdoor patio or take a bottle to go.
ZincHouse Winery, 6225 Wake Forest Hwy., Durham | Located on 80+ acres near the Falls Village Golf Course, this winery grows muscadine grapes on site, which will eventually be used to produce in-house wine.
Midtown Raleigh Alliance Real Estate Forum | Thursday, May 25 | 8:30-10:30 a.m. | First Citizens Bank, 4300 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh | $0-$25 | Join this group for breakfast and updates on residential real estate trends, city projects in Midtown, and development project updates.
Live Animal Feeding – Snakes | Thursday, May 25 | 1-1:15 p.m. | Nature Exploration Center at NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh | Free | Watch NC Snakes during feeding time.
The Raleigh Pancakes & Booze Art Show | Thursday, May 25 | 7 p.m. | Lincoln Theatre, 126 E. Cabarrus St., Raleigh | $10-$20 | Enjoy pancakes and view works from some of the nation’s leading emerging artists.
Drag Me To The Con | Thursday, May 25 | 9 p.m. | Ruby Deluxe, 415 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh | $5-$10 | Enjoy this pre-party for Animazement, NC’s largest anime convention.
Movies in the Garden: Transformers | Thursday, May 25 | Raleigh Little Theater, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh | Free | Watch this action-packed film on the lawn and grab a snack or brew from food trucks Chick-N-Que, JAM Soft Serve Ice Cream, and Raleigh Brewing Company.
Friday, May 26
Dinner Party - Southern-Asian Fusion | Friday, May 26 | 7-9 p.m. | The Optimist, 1000 Brookside Dr., Raleigh | $75 | Sit on the coffee shop’s tranquil patio to enjoy a four-course Asian-fusion meal.
Mix & Sip: Tequila and Margaritas | Friday, May 26 | 7-9 p.m. | Raleigh Union Station, 510 W. Martin St., Raleigh | $65 | At this interactive bartending experience, participants will learn to make their own cocktails with a certified mixologist.
Saturday, May 27
Frontside w/ Sleave, Old Suns | Saturday, May 27 | 8 p.m. | The Pour House Music Hall, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh | $15-$18 | Get loud with these metalcore and punk rock bands.
Museum Park Tour | Saturday, May 27 | 10:30 a.m. | NC Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh | Free | Register for this two-mile art-and-nature-filled guided tour.
The Urban Truth is a corporate podcast hosted by Merz Aesthetics North America President Patrick Urban and Tyra Sitton, Communications Director, that pulls back the corporate veil and asks listeners to think outside the box. | Photo provided by Merz Aesthetics N.A.
Here’s The Urban Truth: Opportunity is endless when you believe in yourself.
The Roers Companies of Minnesota recently submitted site plans to build affordable housing in southeast Raleigh. The real estate company plans to develop 181 apartments on Old Poole Road, ~5 minutes from Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek. A timeline has not yet been announced. (Triangle Business Journal)
Effective July 1, the Jaycee Park disposal site will be closed. The city made the decision to stop the “frequent and illegal dumping” at the site. Wake County offers 11 convenience centers for residents to drop off recycling and trash.
Last night, the Carolina Hurricanes were knocked out in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Florida Panthers won the series 4-0 to move on to the Stanley Cup Finals. We’re proud of you, Canes.
Fantasy Lake Adventure Park — a 65-acre lake with water activities — opens in Wake Forest tomorrow, May 26. Water sports include kayaking, paddle boarding, scuba diving, an inflatable water park, and more. Park passes start at $15.
Hammered Trivia is hosting its second annual Triangle Trivia Tournament Sunday, June 11-Thursday, Aug. 31. Test your knowledge of random things and compete for a grand prize of $1,000. Bars and restaurants will host weekly trivia nights across the Triangle leading up to a final showdown. Brush up on your trivia game.
This year’s Raleigh-Durham Startup Week was so successful that the event added a fourth day next year. The free, four-day networking event geared toward local startups is slated for April 9-April 12, 2024. Join the 2024 waitlist.
Trinity Academy is hiring a part-time Lower School Music Teacher for Transitional Kindergarten-first grade. The Music Teacher is an important part of supporting the school’s established music program, which incorporates musical instruction and enjoyment for TK-6th grade students. Learn more + apply.*
Picture this: Eating fresh, local fruits and vegetables all summer long while supporting Carolina farms and farmers. Sound ideal? Enter: The Carolina Crate from Lowes Foods, a CSA (read: Community Supported Agriculture) box filled every week with local produce. Learn more.*
On Tuesday, I took “shop local” to the next level. I picked up a bottle of red wine from The Raleigh Wine Shop and visited the live chickens... I mean, ate dinner at Dos Taquitos (if you know, you know.)
The cherry on top? I finished the night by picking up a pint of Midnight Brownie Crunch from FRESH. Local Ice Cream.