April 22, 2014
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Battle of the Bands & Boutiques
A Triple Crown Winner
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Fashion, Food and Fun


Battle of the Bands & Boutiques - Big Events in Cameron Village & North Hills


If you've lived in the Triangle long enough you know there has always been a battle for popularity between two shopping centers, Cameron Village and North Hills. But fierce competition is healthy. And Cameron Village Fashion Show we know who wins. You, the consumer!


Cameron Village, "The Underground Rises" is this Friday, April 25 from 6pm to 10pm, starting out with a fun fashion show including two newly opened boutiques, Jitty's and Lori + Lulu. (We featured Lori + Lulu two weeks ago. Read Here)


Jitty's Boutique (next to Baskin Robbins) - After 14 years in Chicago Michelle DeWitt has returned South to bring her vibrant store, Jitty's, to Raleigh. The warmer climate is much more appealing and matches Michelle's warm personality as you'll get to know her.


Michelle has filled the boutique with daily arrivals of casually-chic clothing and an ambiance of a relaxed approach to shopping. No need to get all Jitty's Boutique gussied up to visit Jitty's. The atmosphere is just like the clothing...relaxed, fun and spot-on! You'll find casual looks from top NYC and LA designers. Michelle and her team are there to give you all the guidance and retail therapy you desire.


Jitty's Boutique Like a good neighbor...Jitty's is here! Not only will Jitty's partake in Friday's Fashion Show, but you'll want to stop by the boutique on Wednesday, April 30th. Jitty's is hosting a Broughton High School Night offering 20% of their proceeds going back to the high school.


Jitty's Boutique - 2014 Cameron St. Phone 919.839.6161, Hours: Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm, Sun 1pm - 5pm. Website



North Hills Spring Fashion Show at the new Midtown Park is Sunday, April 27, featuring the North Hills Fashion Show boutiques of North Hills is part of a two-day Midtown Park Grand Opening celebration. Two different fashion shows will take place, one at 3:30pm and one at 5:30pm.


Midtown Bluegrass Series: Sunday Ramble in the Park  -     PineCone and Midtown Events are partnering on the production of a new monthly bluegrass series at the new Midtown Park Amphitheatre. The series begins May 18 in the new Midtown Park and will feature monthly free performances. Ramble in the Park will be held on the third Sunday of each month, May-October (6 concerts in total). Open jam session 4-5 pm, Concerts 5-7 pm.


Midtown Blue Grass North Carolina's own Darin & Brook Aldridge, a husband-and-wife duo who combine rich harmonies that create the unmistakable sound that has made them one of the hottest young acts in acoustic music will kick off the series.


Other artists who will perform at the new North Hills series include:


Claire Lynch Band, Grammy nominee &Three-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year (1997, 2010, 2013) - June 15th.


Terry Baucom & The Dukes of Drive, multi-award winning banjo player & founding member of both Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and IIIrd Tyme Out - July 20th.


Erin McDermott Band, Singer-songwriter originally from Vermont, now living in Nashville, who has collaborated with many of the who's who in bluegrass today - Aug. 17th.


Front Country, Only the third band to ever win both RockyGrass and Telluride band competitions - Sept. 21st.


Barefoot Movement, Recently back from a west-coast tour opening for The Milk Carton Kids, and now touring in support of their own sophomore release, "Figures of the Year" - Oct. 19th.


All concerts begin at 5 pm and are FREE and open to the public. Learn more at pinecone.org or at northhillsevents.com. At 4 p.m., bring your instruments out for a pre-concert bluegrass jam!


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A Triple Crown Winner! - 3 Mint Julep Recipes 


Most of us have never been to the Kentucky Derby, but every year family and friends celebrate it as if they were racing heirs from Lexington. A standard menu includes everything from ham biscuits, hot browns, and homemade Derby pie.


A few rounds of Mint Juleps, of course, are a must. And we've got you some Mint Julep recipes that will make you a Triple Crown winner. Watch out, though. The actual race may only last two minutes, but these can knock you out in just one!


The original julep was surprisingly stiff: three ounces of liquor, often rum or French cognac, with mint and sugar dumped over ice. For the Derby, though, you'll want to abide by local sensibilities and use bourbon or rye only. First put in the mint (a lot), then the sugar (just a little), muddle, and pack the whole glass with very finely crushed ice - the key to keeping it cold. (Load the ice in a "canvas bag and whack it with a carpenter's mallet.) Then pour in the whiskey, stir, and sip - slowly. It's super intoxicating, but it's also one of the most delicious drinks there is if you make it properly. And on a slow, hot day - or when you're sitting around waiting for the horses to race - there's nothing better. Click Here for recipe.


Ginger Mint Julep with Fresh Pineapple - This year you may decide to branch out from Ginger-Mint Julep w pineapple the traditional Mint Julep, and you may never look back. A spicy ginger syrup tinged with black peppercorns stands in place of the usual simple syrup, and pineapple chunks are muddled right alongside the mint. Kentucky bourbon is poured over a mountain of finely crushed ice, followed by a splash (or two) of pineapple juice to bring all of the flavors home. This julep is sweet and spicy and just as good as the original. Click Here for recipe. 


  Strawberry Moonshine Julep - Moonshine, also known as white whiskey, takes the place of Bourbon in this summery interpretation of a julep. The crisp flavor of this clear spirit finds a tangy counterpoint in macerated strawberries, sweeter and juicier than berries used fresh. Served in mason jars, they're an ideal afternoon tipple. Click Here for recipe.




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Colors Art Show and Sale showcasing more than twenty area artists is Saturday, May 3, Anna Ball Hodge - Holleyhocks from 10 am to 6 pm at the home of Rob and Linda Grew: 2407 St. Mary's Street, Raleigh. Proceeds will benefit Clark's Promise, an outreach ministry of Christ Church Raleigh. More than 100 paintings, photographs, sculpture and jewelry will be on sale, along with tickets to a raffle with a grand prize of a trip for two to the 2014 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.


Participating artists: Anne Atkinson, Jimmy Black, Gabrielle Bratton, Katherine Bratton, Suzanne Brooks, David Connell, Martha Crampton, Allison Cranfill, Sarah Cranfill, Steve Darnell, Graham Dozier, Eric Ellwood, Anne Hart, Dick Henderson, Jerry Jackson, Nina Jackson, Anna Ball Hodge, Mike Hoyt, Meredith Kittrell, Terry LeLiever, Molly Rohde, Yuko Taylor.
Colors Art Show: May 3rd 10am-6pm. 2407 St. Mary's St. Raleigh 27608. 

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Tap your toes with Performance Edge! Help them get their kicks in line by helping fund their choreographers for the 2014 Summer Showcase! Click Here to Donate now. Thank you for your support.

Believe in the Magic of SAFEchild - Benefit Celebrating 20 Years of Child Abuse Prevention. This benefit Gala is on Friday, April 25th at Raleigh Country Club from 7pm-11pm. Tickets, sponsorship packages and more info can be found at their Website, or call at 919-743-6140. 


RallyPoint Sport Grill will be hosting the Rock Your World free benefit concert featuring live music, celebrity bartenders, a huge silent auction, prizes and more. One-hundred percent of donations will go to Hope for Haiti Foundation and Dew4Him Ministries. RallyPoint Sport Grill is located at 837 Bass Pro Lane in Cary, near the Bass Pro Shops. 


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


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