Brewgaloo features craft breweries from the Triangle and partners with local food trucks and bands. You can purchase pre-sale tickets through April 25 by going to this website. You can purchase 25 beer bucks for $20. This event takes place in City Plaza on April 28 from 3 until 9pm.
Local craft beer will include breweries such as Aviator, Natty Greene’s, Big Boss, Carolina Brewing Company, Sub Rosa, Mash House, Carolina Brewery, Bull City, Fullsteam, Deep River Brewing, Steel String, Roth, Mystery Brewing, Lonerider and Fortnight.
Food will be offered from local food trucks including Klausie’s Pizza, Cafe’ Prost, Baguettaboutit, Big Al’s & Chirba Chirba!
According to the Associated Press, rising rents and a healthier job market are inspiring more people to consider buying. Builders are responding to the demand by laying plans for more homes this year than at any other point in past 3½ years while banks are helping by approving more loans. All that points to a better year for the housing market, though a full recovery could take several years.
Raleigh has been ranked the second ‘Most Organized City’ in the nation according to Forbes. The cities were ranked by doxo using the dOI, the “doxo Organizational Index.” While Boston and Raleigh ranked highest in the top 25 list, Detroit and Houston came in last.
Good news for the Triangle housing market! Our market had its best February in four years as sales increased 35 percent compared to the same period a year ago. For more details, check out this article posted in the News & Observer.
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To commemorate the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences‘ newest addition, the Nature Research Center in Downtown Raleigh will open its doors to the public for the first time with a 24 hour celebration beginning at 5pm on April 20. Entertainment and activities last through 5pm the next day.
Visitors can explore their inner scientist by checking out the different presenters and exhibitors across two city blocks. Tours inside the new wing will be offered as well. There will be platy of interactive science and technology exhibits to keep you and the kids busy.
The cornerstone of the NRC will be the SECU Daily Planet, which is an immersive, three-story multimedia space that hosts live programming on current science issues and feature nature films on a giant screen. Other highlights include a 10,000-gallon aquarium with lionfish, bonnethead sharks and Atlantic stingrays, and Investigate Labs, where visitors can perform scientific experiments designed and led by Museum researchers and educators.
With a population of 884,891, Raleigh, NC is the second fastest growing city in the United States. According the the Census Bureau, The City of Oaks grew 63.4% from 2000 to 2010. It falls behind onto to its sister city, Charlotte which grew 64.6% in the same time period.
Once heavily dependent on Tobacco, the city’s economic stability is now relying more on the many tech firms that call Raleigh home. These companies include Red Hat, the open source software company, and Etix, a web-based ticketing company for sports, entertainment and travel.
There are plenty of prestigious universities in the area that companies can choose recruits from also such as Duke University in Durham, UNC-CH in Chapel Hill and NC State in Raleigh. Even after graduation, many students stay in the area while many parents choose to retire here after getting a chance to see the area.