May 19, 2014
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Showtime Under the Stars - Movie Night in Downtown's City Plaza


Here are 6 best reasons to skip the Movie Theater and settle under the stars at a favorite downtown spot to catch a free outdoor movie. Bring your lawn chairs and come out to downtown's City Plaza to experience the ultimate outdoor movie event of the summer. 


For six Fridays (May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27) from 5pm to 10:30pm, the PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series will transform City Plaza into an urban cinema center featuring films made in North Carolina on an outdoor screen. 


The event is open to the public and event admission is free. Movies will begin at dusk. Event festivities include:


Live Music before Movie -  Before showtime, enjoy live performances from some of the best up-and-coming local musicians. See who's scheduled to entertain you below.


Alfresco Dining - Food and Drink Trucks are set for you to indulge in the best in-street eats. Select from a variety of local food truck fare between or during the attractions. Food Trucks include American Meltdown, Baguettaboutit, Crossroads (popcorn), D'Burritos, Humble Pig, Kona Shaved Ice, The Pit and more throughout the season. Food trucks schedule are subject to change and selection will vary on each event date.


Iced Cold Brews - Experience some of North Carolina's unique microbreweries. Sip on refreshing craft beer from Aviator Brewing Co., Crank Arm Brewing Co., and Raleigh Brewing Co.


BYOC (chair that is) -  Sponsored by Red Hat, chairs will be provided to accommodate movie goers. Due to limited seating, we highly encourage you to bring your own lawn chair! The highly-anticipated PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series premieres this Friday, May 23 with the romantic classic, Dirty Dancing and pre-showtime entertainment provided by award-winning band, Nick Driver Band.


Here's the 2014 Downtown Raleigh Movie Series film and live music schedule: 


May 23 - Film: Dirty Dancing, Live music: Nick Driver Band

May 30 - Film: Talladega Nights, Live music: Nights Nuclear Honey 

June 6 - Film: Last of the Mohicans, Live music: Outside Soul

June 13 - Film: Hunger Games, Live music: Urban Soil

June 20 - Film: Iron Man 3, Live music: Laura Reed Band 

June 27 - Film: Full Frame Roadshow, Live music: Morning Brigade 


For more event information, click here . 


This is city livin at its finest!  


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Not Just Desserts - Bittersweet Cocktail and Dessert Bar


Rye or Die: Our preferences were set as children ... let's see, do I want something healthy   or something sweet? No brainer. As we got older the bar palette expanded (dare we say got more sophisticated?) along with a way to pay for it (credit cards). So why not combine our craving for sweets and sophisticated bitters? That is exactly what bittycakes owner, Kim Hammer, did with the opening of Bittersweet cocktail and dessert bar in Downtown Raleigh. Currently open Wednesday thru Saturday from 5pm - 1:30am, Bittersweet offers an all-natural seasonal menu of wonderful desserts, coffee, and cocktails. The sweets will pull you in and the cocktails and late night banter will make you forget about time. Sample Menu


Pass the Cookie Plate: Do you want bourbon with your pie, champagne with your cake, or Irish Whiskey with your coffee? Desserts are baked in-house and include such things as a Cookie Plate for $6 (chocolate-chip sea salt cookie, homemade Oreo and an everything bar), a Bowl of Fresh Strawberries from Lil Farm with Maple View Farms whipped cream for $7 and the shot of Vanilla Buttercream for $1. With strawberries in season, the Punk-Rock Strawberry Shortcake is absolutely divine.
Cocktails are Expertly Mixed and include favorites like the Rye or Die (rye whiskey, cherry liqueur and Mexican coke).  The bubbles are overflowing with champagne, cava, and   presecco and there is even Seasonal Lemonade (spiked of course). Coffee (French press for 2, espressos, cappuccinos) is made with beans from Durham's Counter Culture Coffee. All this makes you want to "Parfait every Day !"
Bittersweet: Location - 16 E. Martin Street, Raleigh (across from The Mecca); Hours - Wed thru Sat, 5pm - 1:30am; Contact: 919.977.3829; Website

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 It's Summer-Time to...Protect Your Skin!

Sun Glove Sun Glove by Bloxsun - Dermatologist recommended, these UPF50+ gloves are a perfect way to cover your hands from the aging and damaging rays of the sun. Use anywhere, anytime and know that your getting the 

highest level of sun protection possible. Tested and certified in a US laboratory, the fabric here is UPF50+ guaranteed.  

The Bloxsun™ Sun Scarf was created to be used whenever and wherever you need to cover up quickly, easily and with style. Wear it around your shoulders while walking on the beach, across your lap while watching a tennis match or wrapped around your head to protect your sensitive scalp. Our scarves are made of ARPANSA tested UPF 50+ stretch nylon blend. Website



Cameron Clothing Co. - Cocktail & Formal Dresses in stock Sale - take 20% off!

Cameron Clothing Co. in North Hills, 4351-111 The Circle at North Hills, Raleigh 27609. Hours: 10am-6pm Mon. thru Sat. Phone: 919-420-0411. 



Join the Fun - Relay for Life of Leesville/Brier Creek/RTP May 30 & 31 - The Relay For Life of Leesville/Brier Creek/RTP is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease. Click here for more details about the event.


What is Relay for Life? It's an organized, overnight community fundraising walk. Teams of people will camp out around the Leesville HS track at 8409 Leesville Rd. starting at 6:30pm on May 30th and ending at 8am on May 31st. Members of each team take turns walking around the track. Food, games and activities provide entertainment and build camaraderie with every team. It's a family-friendly environment for the entire community, so come join the fun. Because it's a team event, individual participants are not required to be there the entire time. But it's so much fun, you'll find it hard to leave!


In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. Relay For Life event is a great place to take action and make noise. Click Website to donate or participate. 


Jitty's Boutique - Spring Sale Time! 30% Off all jeans plus 30% off a super selection of tops, tees, dresses and more... Sizes 2-14, S-XL. 

Jitty's Boutique: Cameron Village (next to Baskin Robbins) Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 1-5pm. Website


 Nofo @ the Pig - Is offering the Joy of not cooking! Come take home some very tasty meals right out of their freezer. New in the freezer are Peter's BBQ, Baked Ziti, Spinach Manicotti, and Chicken Enchiladas.   

Nofo @ the Pig: 2014 Fairview Rd. Raleigh 27608. Phone: 919-821-1240. Website.


Homes For Sale -Olde Raleigh Real Estate

4301 Stewart Ellison Wynd $669,000, MLS# 1948555
3381 SF 4bds / 3.5 bath
4123 Gardenlake Dr: 
$730,000,  MLS # 1926138
4222 SF /3bdrs / 3.5bath / Fin Basement
4101 John S Raboteau Wynd:$699,000,  MLS # 1919943 /4012 SF /4bdrs /3.5bath
3800 City of Oaks Wynd SOLD!

Contact: Jill Rekuc, Olde Raleigh Real Estate, Phone: 919.389.0555, Email:, Website: 

1.99% Home Equity Line of Credit -Use for Home Improvements, Debt Consolidation, College Tuition and more. Call Steve Waters, Financial Services Representative phone: 919.233.2074 ext.4.  



Core Results personal trainers are teaching people from all over Raleigh, Cary and the 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.


Just Returned from the High Point Market 

Would love to share all the new trends and designs we've seen and created after our week at the High Point Furniture Market. Zaytoun Interiors can help put together a home you'll love, one room at a time. Whether you're starting out or starting over, call for help. Visit our 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. 


Young Entrepreneur - Car Wash Service 

Car WashPollen-free and Detailing... Call today!   

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.

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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