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Feb 19, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight: Amy's Picks for the Week: February 19-25

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

There's so much to celebrate this week! Trophy, one of Raleigh's favorite hometown breweries, is turning five. Later in the week, it's National Margarita Day! Check out my Raleigh event picks for the week:

Tuesday: Trophy Brewing's 5th Anniversary

Happy Anniversary to Trophy Brewing! Join the party at its Morgan Street location for special treats and an anniversary beer. The party starts at 4 p.m.

Wednesday: Trivia Night

Grab your smartest friends and head to Carolina Ale House Downtown for Trivia Night! There will also be beer specials. Trivia starts at 8 p.m.

Thursday: National Margarita Day

It's National Margarita Day! Head over to Chuy's for Margarita specials all day. Cheers!

As always, you can find more things to do in our Events listings and on our Specials page. See you next week with a fresh round of picks, Raleigh!

Feb 12, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight: Amy's Picks for the Week: February 12-18, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

It's yet another big week in Raleigh. On Tuesday, we celebrate Mardi Gras and on Wednesday, we celebrate LOVE! Check out my event picks for this week:

Tuesday: Mardi Gras

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Oak & Dagger! Shrimp and Andouille Gumbo, Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya, Beignets, and King Cakes are all on the menu along with specialty brews and cocktails. 

Wednesday: Valentine's Day

Did you forget to make a reservation for that fancy dinner date? No worries - take your sweetie to Dram & Draft for delicious craft cocktails and a lobster dinner from the Cousins Maine Lobster Food Truck! There will also be live music. 

Friday: Dealing Stan

Dealing Stan will play the smooth tunes of Steely Dan as tribute to the late Walter Becker at The Maywood at 9 p.m. There's a $10 cover. 

As always, you can find more things to do in our Events listings and on our Specials page. See you next week with a fresh round of picks, Raleigh!

Feb 05, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight: Amy's Picks for the Week: February 5-11, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

Still nursing that hangover from that awesome Super Bowl Party? Get well soon, because you need to be ready for what's on tap this week in Raleigh!

Wednesday: Specialty Keg Night

We love beer and we want s'more! Join the outlaws at Lonerider, where a special keg of S'more Sweet Josie will be tapped at 6 p.m. 

Friday: Red, White and Brüe

The Winter Olympics officially kick off on Friday! Join your fellow Americans at Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar to watch the opening ceremonies. There will be a beer garden hosted by Brüeprint Brewing Company. Buy a pint of Brüeprint beer and keep the souvenir glass! The party starts 6 p.m.

Sunday: Coglin's 5th Anniversary Party

Raleigh's only 80's and 90's bar, Coglin's, is turning five! The crew will be celebrating with a Neon Soul Glo Party! Wear you best neon gear and dance the night away to your favorite 80's and 90's tunes. There will also be raffles and games! The party starts at 6 p.m.

As always, you can find more things to do in our Events listings and on our Specials page. See you next week with a fresh round of picks, Raleigh!

Jan 28, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight: Amy's Picks for the Week: January 29-February 6, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

Who is pumped for the Big Game on Sunday? There's plenty of Raleigh spots to watch the Super Bowl in Raleigh. You can even check it out on the big screen at the Rialto for FREE! There's also plenty of Raleigh happenings leading up to the game. Check out my picks for this week...

Monday: Canes Corner

Monday night's Canes Corner at Backyard Bistro features Brock McGinn! He will be interviewed by Mike Maniscalco at 7 p.m. Attendees can enter for a chance to win an autograph. 

Tuesday: Tupelo Honey Happy Hour

Tupelo Honey offers a great happy hour food menu Monday-Friday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Enjoy $3 select draft beers, $5 draft cocktails, and gourmet bar snacks such as Pimento Cheese Nachos! The drink specials last all day but be sure to arrive before 7 p.m. to enjoy the food specials

Thursday: Ladies of the 80's Video Dance Party

This 80's dance party is going to be totally awesome! Put your dancing shoes on and head to Kings. The party starts at 9 p.m. and there's a $5 cover. 

As always, you can find more things to do in our Events listings and on our Specials page. See you next week with a fresh round of picks, Raleigh!

Jan 22, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight: Amy's Picks for the Week: January 22-28, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

The big event this week is Triangle Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants feature affordable prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner! This is a great opportunity to try out something new. 

After you've made your lunch and dinner reservations, here are some other events happening in Raleigh this week...

Tuesday: Trivia Night

Bottle Revolution on Lake Boone Trail hosts its very first Trivia Night tonight! Gather your smartest friends, drink some beer, and win some fabulous prizes. It starts at 6 p.m.

Wednesday: New Wave Night

Need to burn off some mid-week steam? Head over to Ruby Deluxe for New Wave Night with DJ Rock Lobster. The party starts at 10 p.m. and it's FREE!

Sunday: Grill & Brew

Head over to Standard Foods for a cookout starting at 3:30 p.m. There will be Old Milburnie Farms chicken on the grill and Bond Brothers will be there pouring $5 pints. 

As always, you can find more things to do in our Events listings and on our Specials page. See you next week with a fresh round of picks, Raleigh!