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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!

Jun 11, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight - Amy's Picks for the Week: June 11-17, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

Did you make plans for dad for Father's Day yet? No worries, you still have a few days! How about throwing axes while throwing back beers? Neuse River Brewing is hosting a Father's Day event with Epic Axes from noon - 5 p.m. Here's what else is happening this week in Raleigh:


Tuesday: Spargelzeit 2018

Head to Capital Club 16 on Tuesday for a 3-course dinner featuring European white asparagus paired with Austrian wines. Capital Club 16 will also feature special entrees throughout the week!

Friday: Charity/Non-Profit Night at Funguys Brewing

In honor of Pride Month, Funguys Brewing will donate 10% of draft and merchandise sales to the LGBT Center of Raleigh. Drink beer and support an inclusive organization!

Saturday: Scotch & Cigar Night

Head to Isaac Hunter's Tavern for an evening of hand-rolled cigars and scotch tastings. Experts will be on hand to discuss the distilling process from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. No 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!

Jun 04, 2018


Raleigh Specials Tonight - Amy's Picks for the Week: June 4-10, 2018

Posted by Amy Howard • Raleigh Specials Tonight

The big "to-do" this week is definitely Triangle Restaurant Week! Restaurants throughout the Triangle will feature prix fixe menus from $10-$35. It's a great opportunity to try something new. 

Here's what else is happening this week...

Wednesday: Specialty Keg Night at Lonerider

Hang out with the outlaws at Lonerider on Wednesday! At 6 pm., the Outlaws will tap a special keg of Shotgun Betty brewed with Strawberries. Mmmm... tastes like summer. 🍓

Saturday: Hops & Shop at Tobacco Road Brewing

Grab a beer and get some shopping done at Tobacco Road Brewing! Several local vendors will be there, including Brandy's Spy Candles and OAC City Watches. Father's Day is coming up soon - or perhaps you'll find something for yourself! The market will be open from noon - 4 p.m.

Sunday: Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo

It's your chance to finally find that food truck you've been chasing! Food trucks from all over the Triangle will be lined up along Fayetteville Street from noon - 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!