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TheBeltlineBuzz                 October 3, 2011

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Tapped for Greatness
Sliced CAM
Live Music Venues
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Our Lady of Lourdes Open House

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Tir Na Nog

Leland Little Auction Oct 8 2011

BeeHive Girls

Kat's Home Repair Referrals  


 Bailey's Fine Jewlrey  

JLR Cookbook
Olde Raleigh Real Estate
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 Safe Haven  Safe Care  

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Zaytoun Orthodontics
Kenna Custom Painting

All State - Steve Waters
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Tapped for Greatness - Fork and Barrel


Oh sure, the food on somebody else's plate always tastes better.  That is unless you've come equipped with your own freeloader fork at the newest social watering hole and upscale tavern, the Fork and Barrel.  Located in North Raleigh, off Falls of the Neuss Road at Falls Village, Fork and Barrel replaces the former Tap City Saloon with a menu focused on fresh, local Fork & Barrelingredients and tasty, fun fare.  Thirty one (that's right - 31) taps for beer are focused on craft and local beers with daily price specials - example:  Wednesdays are $3 drafts with noooo exceptions.  It has a real neighborhood feel with family friendly dining, covered porch for watching the games, and a very social bar.  And be sure to offer a bite to your friends ... before they fork it for themselves.


Fork It Over: Fork and Barrel owners, Chris Harris (chef) and Danny Qaddomi, are restaurant veterans and understand what it takes to keep customers happy.  The new menu features new American fare that is slightly upscale.  From tuna tacos to steaks to really nice sandwiches, there is something for everyone (some spicy, some classy, all fun).  The Tuna Tacos feature cilantro and scallion dusted tuna in flavorful corn tortillas with fresh veggies, avocado, black bean salsa, and cumin-lime crema.  For dinner go upscale with the grilled mahi mahi, pork tenderloin with sweet peppers, or a 12 ounce NY strip.  Expect the standards plus some surprises.


In Fine Spirits:  In addition to the craft and draft beers is an excellentFork and Barrel dining wine selection.  Each day brings a daily special including Wine Monday (discounted bottles of wine and antipasto platters), Thirsty Wednesday - Fork and Barrel's official draft day, and Whiskey Thursday.  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday kicks it up another notch to celebrate the weekend and enjoy the big games.


This Wednesday - Customer Appreciation Day:  Come join the fun and support a good cause this Wednesday (Oct. 5).  Fork and Barrel is discounting all food and non-alcohol beverages 15% all day... and offering $3 drafts.  Also, they are doing a raffle for a gift certificate with the extra proceeds donated to the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation.  We can't think of a better way to get acquainted with this terrific neighborhood hangout.


Fork and Barrel:  6675-105 Falls of the Neuse Rd, Raleigh; (919) 322-0190; Website 



Get Involved!  There is something for everyone. You may be into athletics, love of fashion, or involved with children or pets. Whatever it is... We appreciate your support! Click Here to read more.

A Shopping Spree! The Junior League of Raleigh
Cary Academy Holiday Shoppe
le Tour de Femme
Pretty in Pink Foundation
Project Friendship
SAFE Haven for Cats
Striving for More

Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation  

The Lucy Daniels Center
The Green Chair Project
Walk for Hope  

To Bee or Not To Bee


Sliced CAM - First Friday Exhibitions at Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh


Overcoming Contemporary Fears:  Do you associate contemporary art museums with a trip to the underworld ... Austere Atmosphere, Aloof Gallerists, Subterranean Guests in Freaky Outfits?   Perhaps the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) Raleigh can alleviate those fears and provide a guiding light.


On First Friday (October 7) CAM Raleigh will showcase its newest exhibitions, Deep Surface: Contemporary Ornament and Pattern and Deep Surface Contemporary Ornament & PatternRebecca Ward's thickly sliced, with a range of events, activities, and performances.  Witness the debut of a 6' x 20' fence of put-in-cup graphic designs, attend the Rebecca Ward gallery talk, and experience a performance by the Carolina Ballet (Orange section of Robert Weiss' Masque of the Red Death).  You can also participate in the hands-on Creative Station project, Ornamental Monograms.


CAM it Up:  CAM Raleigh considers itself a laboratory for new ideas art and design and seeks to curate the most contemporary works possible-those still emerging, growing, and living.  Deep Surface'sCAM at night co-curators, Denise Gonzales Crisp of NCSU's College of Design and Susan Yelavich from Parson's The New School For Design in New York Art, assembled a multi-national sampling of designers and artists for a show that enriches and visually stuns the eye.  Rebecca Ward's exhibition, thickly sliced, transforms CAM Raleigh's Independent Weekly Gallery.  Her signature medium is tape-be it electrical tape, duct tape or masking tape - and her site-specific works are intricate and multi-dimensional geometric installations that create unexpected pathways.  During First Friday, the courtyard will also play host to the 1,000 Faces: A Community Portrait project by local photographer Tony Pearce.


CAM Deep Surface Contemporary Ornament & PatternFirst Friday Overview: Creation Station Activity 6:30-9:00 p.m., 1,000 Faces project* 6:30-10:00 p.m., Rebecca Ward Artist Talk* 7:00 p.m., Carolina Ballet Masque of the Red Death performance 8:30 p.m., in the street level gallery.  * free with general admission.


CAM Raleigh: 409 W Martin Street, Raleigh; (919) 513-0946; Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 11 am - 6:30 pm, Closed Tues., Sat, Sun: 12 pm - 5 pm. First and third Friday of the month open until 9 pm; Admission: General Museum admission is $5. CAM Raleigh members, children 10 and under, active military, members of NARM and Mod/Co, and NC State students, staff and faculty are admitted free.  Website  



October First Friday - Over 70 Participating Venues


In addition to the CAM exhibition, come downtown on Friday, October 7 to experience all the galleries, studios, restaurants, shops, and museums.  Come early (First Friday appeals to all ages) and stay late as all participating restaurants and bars offer First Friday specials.  Stroll or take the free R-Line (or reasonable rickshaws) to all the First Friday hot spots. It's safe, it's fun, and (depending on the gallery) the free wine and cheese isn't half bad.  And, you can always upgrade at your favorite restaurant/watering hole.    See you there!  Website 



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Fall Savings at McKenzie Tribe: The fall season is here, and so are great Fall Fashions @ McKenzie Tribeselections of new clothes & accessories at McKenzie Tribe! New items from Bird Dog Bay, Collared Greens, A Tail We Can Wag, Peter Millar, and more!  Leather Jackets - 40% Off, Fall Woven Shirts - 40% Off, Selected Slacks - 25% Off, L/S Knit Shirts - $ 39.00, Wool & Cashmere Blazers 25% Off, Scott & Charters at McKenzie Tribe 25% Off. McKenzie Tribe has the perfect outfit for football games or a night out on the town. Please stop in the store and to see the new fall line.   



The Oaks at Fallon Park Features Three New Homes on the 2011 Parade of Homes Tour: Beginning Saturday, October 1, and for the next three weekends, three one-of-a-kind new homes will be open to the public in The Oaks at Fallon Park neighborhood. The featured homes are by custom-home builders Dixon/Kirby & Company, Poythress Construction Company, and McNeill Burbank reflect a diverse range of styles and prices.  Don't miss this opportunity to see some gorgeous homes at various price points.  


Simply-Refined: Just relocated to the Triangle from Miami. This designer Jane Churchill fabricmay be new to the area, but comes to us with over 20 years of Interior Design experience. Seasoned years along with availability to cutting edge resources are only two reasons to contact Simply-Refined for your Interior design needs. Website.  





Baileys Fine Jewlrey is looking for genuine Bailey Box Moments caught on Bailey Box Momentsvideo and is offering you a chance to win $1,000! So share a blast of your past and create a DVD video moment that may give you your fifteen minutes of Internet fame.  Give the personalized documentary of your wedding proposal, anniversary, or birthday gift-giving a tweak, and enter this contest. Click Here for Rules and Regulations. Deadline is November 30, 2011.  


Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. -- October 8, 2011 - Estate Treasures Auction - 1:00 PM Offerings include silver, estate jewelry, paintings, furniture, rugs, works on paper, clocks, decorative accessories, pottery, and more!!! No reserves! Absentee and phone bidding are available.Website.


Y'all Hungry? Then be our guest for a second helping of Raleigh's favorite JLR CookbookJLR Cookbookrecipes  from The Junior League of RaleighYou're Invited Back is a beautiful cookbook loaded with menus to choose from, whether planning a casual picnic, elegant dinner, or holiday brunch. Some of the recipes are new and some have been handed down through generations of families here in Raleigh. You're Invited Back for another round of Southern hospitality.  Where to purchase 'You're Invited Back': Taylors in Glenwood Village; Lavender & Lace, Bailey's Fine Jewelry, Charlotte's and The Bargain Box in Cameron Village; Charlotte's, Tyler House, Quintessentials & Monkee's in North Hills; The Paper Company in Holly Springs; the NC Museum of History gift shop; A Southern Season in Chapel Hill; The Angus Barn; and Quail Ridge Books and The Wine Merchant in Ridgewood Shopping Center. Or to order online,  Click Here


Performance Edge Workshop: Are you interested in acting and singing? Performance Edge Total Performer Workshop will have Mark Madama as Performance Edgetheir guest clinician. This is an amazing opportunity as Mark Madama is a tenured faculty member in the Musical Theatre Department at Univ. of Michigan (one of the premier musical theatre programs in the country).  The workshop is Sunday, October 23rd.  Session One:  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or Session Two:  2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (select only one of the two given session times!) Raleigh Boychoir Centre, 1329 Ridge Road, Raleigh, 27607. Cost: $65 Cash or check made payable to:  Performance Edge, 1408 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607. Click Here for Application.


Tyler House: An institution in Raleigh for many years is coming to an end. Tyler House is closing in North Hills. All merchandise is on Sale and final.  





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Wedding Bliss! Thompson - Howard Wed

Nikki Thompson HowardCongratulations to Nikki Thompson and Clayton Howard who were married this Saturday, October 1st in Burlington, NC. Both bride and groom are graduates from East Carolina University. Clayton works in Raleigh as a CPA and Nikki works in Raleigh for Zaytoun Orthodontics as a Patient Coordinator. They are honeymooning in St. Lucia. Congratulations to this happy couple!

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