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Aug 06, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight - Amy's Picks for the Week: August 6-12, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

Got dinner plans this week? Now you do! North Hills is hosting it's first ever North Hills Restaurant Week August 6-12! Use it as an excuse to check out one of the new spots like Bartaco or Viva Chicken! Here's what else is happening in Raleigh this week...

Wednesday: Music Bingo 

Test your music knowledge, win prizes, and enjoy some tasty drinks at Coglin's Music Bingo Night! The event starts at 7pm. Be sure to bring that friend who is always spouting random music facts - we all have at least one! 

Thursday: The Hot Club at Watts & Ward

Need some mid-week jazz? The Hot Club performs at Watts & Ward at 8:30pm. Grab a craft cocktail and enjoy!

Sunday: No Pants Dance Party

Who needs pants, really? Join Ruby Deluxe as they celebrate its 3rd anniversary with a No Pants Dance Party! Wear a kilt, shorts, tutu, whatever - just NO PANTS! DNLTMS & Luxe Posh will be in the DJ booth. The party starts 10pm and its Members Only - get your membership at Ruby Deluxe this week so you can go!

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!

Jul 16, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight - Amy's Picks for the Week: July 16-22, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

Did you know that National Hot Dog Day takes place on July 18th? Enjoy a hot dog at The Roast Grill, one of Raleigh's best hot dog joints, to celebrate! Here's what else is happening in Raleigh this week...

Tuesday: Supper Club No. 5

Six months ago, the crew at Whiskey Kitchen filled up a barrel with with 101-proof straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey. Now, it’s ready for prime time! Enjoy a 4-course dinner featuring dishes made with this special bourbon whiskey. Tickets are $65 per person

Thursday: Nerd Nite

Enjoy a beer while learning about cool stuff like Artificial Intelligence! Nerd Nite takes place at Kings at 7 p.m. There's a $3 cover. 

Saturday: Pints for Pups

Enjoy a fun day with your dog at Gizmo Brew Works starting at noon! There will be games, raffles, music, a silent auction, pet photography and more! Check the Facebook event page for details. 

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!

Jul 09, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight - Amy's Picks for the Week: July 9-15, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

Hope you enjoyed your week of Independence Day activities! The party doesn't stop in Raleigh, though. Here's what's happening this week...

Wednesday: Brewery Night

Tonight's Flying Saucer Brewery Night features Foothills Sexual Chocolate. Buy a pint, keep the glass while supplies last. This is a popular one, so get there early. It all starts at 7 p.m.

Thursday: Foothills Beers and Izakaya Small Plates Pairing

This sounds too cool to pass up! Starting at 5 p.m., head to the upstairs Izakaya bar at Tonbo Ramen for a special paring of Foothills beers and small plates. 

Friday: 80s Cover Band at Coglin's

Coglin's, Downtown Raleigh's best 80s and 90s bar, will host 80s Cover Band LaureNicole starting at 7 p.m. There will be a cover, but you can also purchase tickets in advance.

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!

Jul 03, 2018


National Dive Bar Day is Saturday, July 7, 2018

Posted by Raleigh Nightlife Staff • Nightlife Events

SAVE THE DIVE BAR

On 7/7/18, the first annual National Dive Bar Day, Seagram's 7 Crown Whiskey will kick off its ongoing campaign to raise awareness and appreciation for America's favorite casual watering hole, the Dive Bar.

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING

Join Seagram’s 7 Crown, Raleigh Nightlife, and visit some of our favorite local dive bars. Enjoy a 7&7 on 7/7 (or your beverage of choice) and give them a shout out. Use #NationalDiveBarDay to share on social media.

HERE'S WHERE WE'LL BE HEADING ON SATURDAY

7:30 p.m. Bison Bar
8:45 p.m. Brickhouse
9:45 p.m. Ugly Monkey
10:45 p.m. Black Flower
11:45 p.m. Lucky B's


Jul 02, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight - Amy's Picks for the Week: July 2-8, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

Independence Day falls on Wednesday, so we all have a random, mid-week night off! The big event, of course, is the Raleigh Fireworks display, which has been moved from downtown to the Varsity Lot near PNC Arena. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the fireworks launch at 9:30 p.m. Here's what else is happening this week in Raleigh: 

Monday: $5 Burgers

Why not start off your week with an All-American burger? Head to The Station for $5 burgers all day!

Tuesday: Pairings on the Patio

Throughout the summer, Plates is hosting Pairings on the Patio on Tuesdays from 5 p.m - 7 p.m. This week, enjoy Mussels and Mediterranean Whites for $19. There will also be live music!

Wednesday: Brier Creek 4th of July Fireworks

Aside form the main event at PNC Arena, there will be fireworks displays throughout the Triangle. Brier Creek will host a block party starting 7 p.m., complete with a fireworks display later in the evening. Check out the Facebook event page for details!

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!