September 14, 2015
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Roll Your Own - Bull City Cigars of Durham at Nofo's Cigar Social
September 28th

There was once a time when a man with a cigar in his mouth was held in high regard; a time when a young man toasted farewell to adolescence by igniting the end of a cigar that just happened to slip out of his father's humidor. A time where the arrival of a man's progeny was celebrated with cigars in the hospital's waiting room.

Roll 'em: Let's roll back to those glorious times as we learn how cigars are rolled. Come to Nofo's Cigar Social featuring Bull City Cigars of Durham on Monday, September 28, from 5pm to 8pm. Meet Jeff Amendola, owner of Bull City Cigars in Durham. Jeff will be hand rolling cigars and talking about the history and profiles of his cigars.

There will be outdoor areas for cigar sampling along with Three Food & Drink Pairing Stations:
Roasted oysters, beer, & cigars
Charcuterie, bourbon, & cigars
Chocolate, bourbon, coffee, wine & cigars

 Julie Nauman from A Chocolate Passion and Josh Trevino from Torch Coffee will be on site as well.
Nofo will also be carrying Bull City's House Blend, Ecuador, Torpedo Maduro, Sweet Carolina & The Brightleaf made with North Carolina tobacco. Make your reservations quickly. Space is limited. (919-821-1240, $30pp)
Bull City History: Deep in the heart of tobacco country, Durham, NC, the goal of Bull City Cigars is to provide you with a freshly rolled cigar that will pay homage to the extensive history of our NC region. Made locally and to exacting specifications, they guarantee your next Bull City Cigar will not be your last.

Whether you desire an expert cigar roller for your special event or want to create your own custom cigar blends, Bull City Cigar Co. can accommodate your every need.

NOFO @ the Pig - 2014 Fairview Rd. Raleigh, NC 27608, Ph: (919) 821-1240.
Space is limited so call Now for a Reservation - $30 per person. Website.

Bull City Cigars of Durham - 714 Ninth St., Ste. G1, Durham, NC 27705, Ph:(919)491-1398. Website.

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To Bee or Not to Bee

Ask Hilary...Whether to Love It or List It

It is that time of year again for the Southern Ideal Home Show at the NC State Fairgrounds. Being held September 25 - 27 and it will again feature their popular Brews and Bites event each day which highlights food and drinks from local restaurants, breweries and wineries. There will be lots of great choices and giveaways each day. Get all the details by clicking here.

Hilary Farr, the current host of the HGTV home improvement show, "Love it or List It", will share her design expertise, tips and tricks at two Question and Answer Sessions on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Noon and 3:30pm.

As an experienced interior designer, Farr understands the nuts and bolts of the business, from building from the ground up, to room additions, from renovations to the execution of design and beauty. She understands the art of setting the stage and the importance of lighting to set the mood and atmosphere. Farr's designs are based upon her ability to listen to and understand the personalities of her clients.

Farr has a keen eye and when she first moved back to Toronto, she became the first designer to "stage" properties for sale. Since that time she has watched that industry flourish. "I love making houses into homes, watching families embrace their new lives, and knowing that I contributed to their happiness. My clients are from both sides of the border, some of whom have been with me from the day they were married to their fourth home and now their fourth child!"

The show, "Love It or List It" has been in production for 26 episodes in Raleigh since last fall. (The new season begins Monday, Sept. 21st featuring more Triangle homes.)

Southern Ideal Home Show - NC State Fairgrounds, Sept. 25-27. Website.

Nash Hash

Chefs Brent Hopkins and Kim Hunter team up for the first Supper Club in the Park at Nash Square in Downtown Raleigh. Join them for an intimate dinner celebrating North Carolina's late summer harvest, featuring ingredients from Raleigh City Farm, Locals Seafood, and wine pairings provided by Raleigh Wine Shop. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Raleigh City Farm.

field greens, radish, smoked green beans, hickory grove cheese, green goddess
snapper crudo, togarashi, melon, pickled pepper, yuzu vinaigrette, spicy radish microgreens
crispy pigs head fritter, charred peppers, pea shoots, pickled mustard seeds, smoked creme fraiche
puffed rice crispy treat, miso marshmallows, sesame ice cream, chocolate
wine pairings included with each course

Ticket price includes tax & gratuity, Click Here for tickets.

Supper Club In The Park - Nash Square Downtown Raleigh, Sun., Sept. 20, 6pm-9pm
Tickets are refundable up to 48 hours prior to the event. Within the 48 hour window, tickets are transferrable but not refundable.

Crunch Munch

NC Museum of Natural Science's BugFest is the museum's biggest event of the year and the largest one-day event of its kind in the world. It will be held Saturday, September 19th from 9am to 7pm.

A favorite part of this event is Cafe Insecta where the brave can sample buggy dishes prepared by local chefs. Yum??!! Café Insecta opens at 10:30am, and closes when the food runs out! So come early to enjoy buggy dishes prepared by local businesses.

Each year over 35,000 visitors come to BugFest to experience over 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities. The museum provides the opportunity for you to interact with entomologists and other scientists so you can continue learning about the fascinating world of bugs.

This year's theme bug is Cicada. Did you know there are 20 different cicada species in North Carolina, each with their own call? And cicadas were actually around to annoy the dinosaurs, 100 million years ago? Discover all you ever wanted to know and more about cicadas and all the other little denizens of the insect world at BugFest 2015.

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences -11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601, Ph: 919.707.9800, Website.
BugFest is Free to the public. Sat., Sept.19 from 9am-7pm

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311 Gallery Exhibit - Sometimes in Time, by Kevin Duval - An interactive kinetic wall sculpture show with carefully balanced rotating parts that you set in motion to create dynamic, changing art. You can't have this much fun anywhere else on the art scene.
The show runs through Saturday, Sept. 26. The gallery is open Thursday-Saturday 11:30-4:30
See the 311 Gallery Facebook page for a short video clip.
311 Gallery - 311 W. Martin St. Raleigh 27601

Certain Things in Cameron Village - Beija Flor fall jeans just arrived! And they are spot on good looking! Come in and get fitted and you will fall in love and look great!
Certain Things of Cameron Village - 404 Daniels St., Raleigh, 27605, Ph:(919)828-5055.
Hours: Mon. Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun 1-5pm. Website.

Save the Date! C.T. Weekends Fall 2015 Fashion Show benefiting InterAct of Wake Co., Tuesday, Sept. 29th at 12 noon to 1pm. Held at 18 Seaboard. Tickets are $25 and include Lunch. For Reservations Call (919) 787-9073.
C.T. Weekends - 437 Daniels Street Cameron Village, Raleigh, NC 27605.
Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm, Sunday: By appointment only. Website.
Olde Raleigh Real Estate  
Jill Rekuc  
919-389-0555 Website  
Under Contract 
11213 Ridgegate Dr
  Raleigh 27617
Classic Distinguished Transitional, Click Here for MLS listing.
  3712 Camp Mangum Wynd $1.075m   
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5 bdr, 4.5 bath, 6280 SF Basement, Gorgeous Lakefront Traditional, Click Here for MLS listing.  
2.99% Home Equity Line of Credit -Use for Home Improvements, Debt Consolidation, College Tuition and more. Call Stephen J. Waters, III, Personal Banker. 2101 Clark Avenue, Cameron Village Raleigh, NC 27605.     
Phone: 919-755-2401.
Pollen Remover!!!! Yep, it's that time of year! Call Blaise Waters for a Super Detailed Clean Car!   
Car Wash
Blaise is paying for his high school tennis. He has all the supplies and uses professional products. If you don't own a hose, he will bring one. He cleans the inside (vacuuming and cleaning all surfaces) and washes the outside. He will come to you. Prices: Cars $30, SUV's $40. Contact: Blaise Waters (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.

Medlin-Davis Cleaners

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Nofo @ the Pig

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