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                                      January 20, 2014

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A No-Guts, No-Glory Approach - How to Keep Your 2014 Resolutions


Its day 20 and already resolution No. 1 'eat healthy or die trying' is looking like your funeral.


All your life you've been told, "You'll learn to love vegetables when you're older." Maybe this is the year you'll get your greens in the form of fresh juice and salads and discover how good they taste as well. Dark green vegetables are good for everyone! We don't think there's a diet out there that says green veggies are bad. Bring on the spinach!


Eat (or drink) more greens - That's why we're excited to tell you about Happy + Hale in downtown Raleigh. They're creating fresh juices and salads from local farmers that can currently be ordered online for delivery or pick-up, but are also in the process of opening a quick-service restaurant by early March. It will be located at 443 Fayetteville St, in the former Collectors Gallery space in front of Bank of America.


Tyler Helikson, Happy + Hale founder said they've discovered downtown Raleigh is ready for this healthy pick-up, quick-serve after fulfilling high demands from customers who found their delivery operation and bike cart service on the corner of Hargett and Fayetteville Streets, since opening in August 2013. The restaurant will have many of the same foods, and add some new options, including smoothies, fruit parfait, soups and coffees that will rotate among local roasters.


Happy + Hale's menu consist of a variety of healthy drinks and dishes such as the very popular Walter's Harvest salad with arugula, roasted butternut squash, dried cranberries and goat cheese, the warm Quinoa Bowl with black beans, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and feta, and the Rise 'N Shine drink with navel orange, carrot, apple and ginger root. (See Menu)


Once the restaurant is opened customers can order to-go or eat outside at one of about 15 sidewalk tables. There won't be indoor seating but they'll continue to deliver to downtowners.


Here's a bonus! Happy + Hale is now selling delicious Quinoa Bowls and salads at Cafe de los Muertos in the Warehouse District of downtown Raleigh. 


Happy + Hale -  Delivery Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-2pm. Delivery Radius: Downtown Raleigh  area, Menu,  Website, Email.


Eat your veggies! They're the freshest juices and salads in the Triangle that's sure to please your palate and your waistline!

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Chop and Roll - Triangle Restaurant Week 2014 (Jan 20 - 26)


Baby It's Cold Outside: Industry peeps call it amateur hour. We call it bang-for-the-buck binging. Whatever your take, the Winter Edition Triangle Restaurant Week is back and better than ever on January 20 - 26. During this week long celebration of culinary excellence, participating restaurants from Chapel Hill to Raleigh offer three-course, prix fixe menus at lunch and dinner for $15 and $20 to $30, respectively. Prices are for each person and do not include beverages, tax or gratuity. New this year is The Chef's Table - 5 courses and 5 wines at prices ranging from $50 to $100 depending on the venue. It is available Monday through Thursday only. 

Keep Calm and Dine On:  So many restaurant deals, so little time. So, what's plan of attack? ... Monday's fun day; Tuesday's booze day; Wednesday's ... Wait a minute! This is getting a little overwhelming (and money's tight).  Can you help us out with a Restaurant Week survival guide?  Of course (or 2 or 3) - see below.  So make reservations, chop and roll, and remember to please tip nicely.  Participating Restaurants

BEE BON APPETIT - Beltline Buzz Recommendations


Coquette Brasserie:  

Our advice: Go for lunch (app, entrée, dessert) - Menu
Don't miss: Tasso ham, spinach, crawfish tails, white wine cream sauce, green onions

Extra, extra: Glass of wine (red or white) or other fine spirit
Vitals:  North Hills, The Circle 4351-119, Raleigh 919-789-0606, Website



Psst: $20 Dinner - Menu
Yum: Everything's delicious! Mussels, Salmon topped with marcona almond butter, Blue Plate Specials, and more.  Or start with the Fried Green Tomatoes.
Sweet: Chocolate Torte with chocolate ice cream and shaved almonds
Go for it: Five Points, 2014 Fairview Rd, Raleigh 919-821-1240, Website



Bin 54:  

For Carnivores: $30 Steak Dinner - More Bang for Your Buck!  Menu 

Dig in: Caramelized Sea Scallops, 9 oz Flatiron Steak, Chocolate Fondant - creme anglaise.
Pretty neat: Choice of Sides - sautéed spinach, yukon gold potatoes puree, wood roasted Brussels sprouts, scallop potatoes
Wine not?: 1201-M Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill, 919-969-1155, Website 



Bida Manda:
May we suggest: Chef's Table - More Bang for Your Buck!  Menu

Fantastic: Crispy Rice Lettuce Wrap (Vegetarian)(Gluten Free), Green Papaya Salad, Steamed Lemongrass and Dill Mahi Mahi, Lamb Yellow Curry, House-made French
Must Try: Manda's Crispy Spring Rolls
Info: 222 South Blount Street, Downtown Raleigh 919.829-9999,





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Acquisitions, Ltd. Winter Warehouse Clearance Sale - Saturday, January 25th.

Location of sale is at 1515 Sunrise Ave. (Note: Sale is at their warehouse, not at retail store on Fairview Rd.) Time:9am to 2pm.

This is a first time ever Winter Sale with huge Savings from 40% to 70% Off Regular Prices! Antique Furniture..... Accessories..... Holiday...... Lacquered mid century furniture will be on sale. Come early and shop, shop shop!

Acquisitions, Ltd. - 1515 Sunrise Ave. Raleigh,27608. Website


Cameron Clothing Co. - Nina McLemore Spring Trunk Show beginning Fri., Jan. 24 to Wed., Jan. 29 from 10am to 6pm. Nina McLemore's clothing lines are designed by a woman with fashion and business expertise, for smart, confident women on the go. Nina McLemore customers appreciate and understand her simple concept. They love the way her jackets, tops, pants, skirts and dresses look, feel and fit, and how the fabrics do not wrinkle so they'll look fresh all day and evening. Visit Nina McLemore site.

Cameron Clothing Co. - 4351-111 The Circle at North Hills, Raleigh 27609. Phone: 919-420-0411. Website.     



Band Together is hosting their first event of the New Year, The Big Cahoot, Saturday, January 25, at City Limits Saloon at 8pm, located at 901 Tryon Hill Drive in Raleigh. Live bluegrass music from Yarn, a Brooklyn-based Americana/Alt-Country band, featuring special guests Old Habits. Guests have the option of purchasing VIP tickets or general admission tickets. VIP access gives guests dinner at The Q Shack, 3 drink tickets and early admission at 7pm for $75. General admission tickets sold in advance are $12, and general admission tickets sold the day of the show are $15. All proceeds from the event benefits support Communities in Schools of Durham and Wake County. Website.

Leland Little Auction Couture

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd - Now Accepting Couture for The Spring Catalogue Auction for March 13, 14 & 15, 2014. Objects shown in photo to the left will be offered in this Spring Catalogue Auction. Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. - 620 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough, NC 27278, Phone: (919) 644-1243, Website


Three Homes For Sale In Olde Raleigh

3800 City of Oaks Wynd: $599,900

3610 SF (3000SF down), 1.5 story, 'Ranch-Like' Traditional, 4bdrs/3.5 baths, Office, Bonus, 2-garage, Circ Drive, .35 Acre. (photo left)  

4308 Johnston Busbee Wynd: $1.195 or Executive Rental @


7,214 SF, Transitional w/ All Hardwoods, Gracious Formals, Keeping Room, Master Wing w/Gentleman's Office, 6 bdrs/5.5 baths, Children's Study, Fin. 3rd Floor, 3-garage, .57 Acre. (photo right)

4101 John S. Raboteau Wynd: $699,000

4,012 SF, Large Living Areas, Sunroom,4 bdrs/3.5 baths, Bonus,.52 Acre. (photo left)


Olde Raleigh features three beautiful lakes with centerpiece fountains, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, clubhouse, veranda and two tennis courts. 

Contact: Jill Rekuc, Owner-Olde Raleigh Real Estate



Phone: 919-389-0555


Core Results - New Year, New You! Personal Training is teaching people from all over the Raleigh, Cary and Triangle area how Core Results to meet their fitness goals. From kettlebells to TRX, everything is top of the line and brand new at the private Core Results studio. Call and make your first appointment for a Complimentary Session!

Core Results: 1330 St. Mary's Street, Suite A00, Raleigh, 27605, Phone: (919) 946-1737,, Website.   


multi-paint-cans.jpg Kenna Custom Painting is available to tackle your residential painting needs.  With their great crews that perform very professional jobs on residential homes, you won't believe how quiet and unobtrusive they are.  So if you have that "itch" to freshen up your home, interior or exterior before springtime, contact them now.  Call 919-855-0082 or Email:  Website.



How to Decorate When You're Starting Out or Starting Over

No need to feel overwhelmed. Michele from Zaytoun Interiors will help put together a home you'll love, one room at a time. Few things in life are as daunting as decorating your first home. With so many options available and so many decisions to make, it's hard not to feel overwhelmed. Whether you're starting out or starting over, call Michele for some much needed help. Visit her blog Simply-Refined for inspiration. This Interior Design team will inspire and help you with your designs and decorating needs. Website
. Email, Phone: 305-793-8510. 


A Young Entrepreneur - Please Support! 

Car Wash Car Wash Service  

I am a High School student athlete looking to pay for my athletics. I previously had a very successful car wash business in Miami, FL. Now, I'm starting my business in Raleigh. I have all my supplies and I use professional products. If you don't own a hose, I will bring one. I clean the inside (vacuuming and cleaning all surfaces) and wash the outside. I will come to you. Prices: Cars $25, SUV's $30. Contact: Blaise Waters at or (305)903-1550 (texting is best!) For more info click here.

Performance Edge Summer Showcase 2014 Music Camp Auditions - Sunday, Feb. 2nd & 9th at 2pm-4pm at Raleigh Boychoir Center, 1329 Ridge Road, Raleigh, 27607. Click Here for more information. Summer Showcase Music Camp: June 16th-22nd Performances: June 21st 7:30 and June 22nd 3:00 A.J. Summer Showcase Music Camp: June 16th-22nd. Phone: (919) 420-0365, Website.

Did You Know?  For every $100 spent at a locally-owned business, $68 stays in the local economy compared to only $43 if spent at a national chain. Please support our local businesses!  This is what the Beltline Buzz is all about.

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