June 16, 2014
Core Results
In This Issue
Bringing the Get Down to Downtown
The Write Stuff
The Bargain Buzz
To Bee or Not to Bee


Bringing the Get Down to Downtown - Red Hat Amphitheater

Something for Everyone: "This one's a singalong ... but it has no lyrics, so good luck." -   Steve Martin.  In 2012 Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, signed a five-year deal to transform Downtown's popular open-air concert venue into the Red Hat Amphitheater.  Red Hat has been a supporter of Raleigh's center city renaissance as an innovative, dining, cultural, entertainment destination. The amphitheater's location in the center of downtown's sizzling nightlife and its exceptional setting, which includes the CREE Shimmer Wall on the exterior of the Raleigh Convention Center, offers guests a memorable, "totally Raleigh" experience.  Highlights of the 2013 concerts included Bob Dylan and the IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Festival.


From Head Bangers to Banjos:  "I think of my banjos as my children ... I love them all, but one's an idiot." - Steve Martin. The 2014 Season promises to be just as spectacular. The   IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Festival returns on October 3rd and 4th (get your tickets now).  The June calendar includes Counting Crows with special guest  Toad The Wet Sprocket (6/25) and Pat Benatar with Neil Giraldo and Rick Springfield (6/29). There are seven events on the July calendar including John Legend (7/30), Beck (7/23), and O.A.R. (7/13). Multi-platinum selling, Grammy nominated recording artist Sara Bareilles is also stopping at the amphitheater on July 22 as part of her headlining "Little Black Dress" summer tour. August heats up with eight dates including the iconic band "Boston" (8/22).  The season finale closes with Earth, Wind, and Fire (10/09).  Click Here for all acts and calendar dates and links for tickets.


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The Write Stuff - Baltz Fine Writing Instruments


Did you know that they don't even teach handwriting in school anymore? It's true; many school districts have stopped teaching cursive handwriting. After all, we're reading this Beltline Buzz via computer, and there's texting and emails. Plus letters stamped and mailed take 2-3 days to deliver, which seems like torture, as we can't even stand the suspense of not knowing whether or not someone has read our text 5 minutes ago. 


However, the fine writing instrument and stationery industry has nothing to fear from this proliferation of  digital media. In fact a handwritten letter or thank you note means that much more.


Using and carrying a fine writing instrument is one way to enhance this experience while setting yourself apart from everyone else in this digitally dominated world. 


A good pen is a lifelong companion. With time, it's useful functionality is gives way to familiarity and comfort.  It becomes part of your kit, your stuff; those things that go with you wherever it is you go.


Two Southern guys are making their mark with a line of handcrafted wooden pens. Baltz Writing instruments are handmade in Raleigh, by former Davidson College pals, Bart Creasman and Cass Baltz. They are dedicated to creating unique pens that stand apart from the masses, perform flawlessly, and through their distinctive design create a sense of expectation. They are an affordable luxury, and cost just enough to make sure you never misplace your pen.


They believe that each customer will appreciate the uniqueness of the details in his or her own pen. "We wanted to bring back an old craft with products that are all made in America," Creasman says.


Baltz fine wood pens can be found at Bailey's Fine Jewelry in Cameron Village or Crabtree Valley Mall. Or you can purchased online.


Write on with your Baltz pen! Just don't send your letters to elementary and middle school aged kids...they won't be able to read them.  We have no idea how these kids are going to sign things.


Baltz Fine Writing Instruments - Website




Acquisitions Ltd. New Pop-Up Store - Atlantic Beach


When you've had too much sun at the beach, or is it raining and you need something to do.... we've got just the thing! Acquisitions Ltd. has opened a Pop-Up store at Atlantic Beach at the Atlantic Station on Fort Macon Road. 


Come have fun antiquing and finding great old English and French treasures & lots more. The shop is packed with antiques and collectibles. Acquisitions Ltd. pop-up Atlantic Beach will be around all summer long... till Labor Day. 


Acquisitions Ltd. 1010 Fort Macon Road, Unit #9 (which is the same shopping center the movie theatre and Food Lion are). Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11am-5pm, Sun.1pm-4pm.

Phone: 252-222-4544, Website.  



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 Bailey's Fine Jewelry will be hosting a Pearl Trunk Show Thurs. June 19 through Sat. June 21 at the Cameron Village store. The trunk show will feature pieces from the Mikimoto collection and other one-of-a-kind pearl pieces.

Bailey's Fine Jewelry: 415 Daniels St. Raleigh, 27605. Phone: 919-829-7337.

Hours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5. Website



Performance Edge Summer Showcase - Tickets are on sale now. Showcase is Saturday, June 21 at 7:30 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Featuring 40 of the Triangle's most ta

lented high school & college students. Click Here for tickets.  


 Nofo @ the Pig - The weather's perfect for dining on the deck! Come on out and enjoy delicious food and beautiful weather!

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




Homes For Sale -Olde Raleigh Real Estate 

Under Contract 4301 Stewart Ellison Wynd $669,000, MLS# 1948555
3381 SF 4bds / 3.5 bath
Reduced 4123 Gardenlake Dr $700,000 
4222 SF /3bdrs / 3.5bath / Fin Basement
Under Contract
4101 John S Raboteau Wynd:$699,000,  MLS # 1919943 /4012 SF /4bdrs /3.5bath


Contact: Jill Rekuc, Olde Raleigh Real Estate, Phone: 919.389.0555, Email: jill@olderaleighrealestate.com, Website: www.olderaleighrealestate.com. 


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.  

Email: Stephen.J.Waters@SunTrust.com 


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, Email:info@coreresults.net, Website.   


Jitty's Boutique - Annual Spring and Summer Clearance!  The entire stock of spring and summer merchandise are 30% to 60% off. (Not applicable to prior purchases, other promos or discounts)

Jitty's Boutique: 2014 Cameron Street-2 doors down from Baskin-Robbins in Cameron Village.

Phone: 919-839-6161, Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-7, Sun. 1-5  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: kennapaint@bellsouth.net.  Website.




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. 

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Young Entrepreneur - Car Wash Service 

Car WashGet the Highway grime off your car. Call for a Car Wash!   

I am a High School student athlete looking to pay for my athletics. 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 tennisboy30@gmail.com 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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