703 Foster Street Durham, NC 27702 +1 919 682 3343
For more than a decade, this group has been introducing cutting-edge theatrical creations. Productions have featured racy and often controversial topics. Art is the thing here. For those looking for a performance that is always compelling this is the place. Drama and comedy are the mainstays. The PuzzleHunt is a free, outdoor, and interactive performance held every few years that if you're lucky to be around, is an absolute must!
Pay your money at the door and step inside the oldest movie theater in Raleigh. Unlike the carbon copy mega multiplexes of today, this place has character that is affordable. Top it off with award winning popcorn (made with real butter) and it's an experience worth attending. Two theaters inside offers an intimate setting while box office blockbusters play along-side independent films and cult classics. If you haven't experienced the unique adventure of a midnight showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show or just can't get enough of it, The Rialto features one every Friday night.
213 South Elm Street Greensboro, NC 27407 +1 336 275 6367
The dark wood paneling, big leather chairs and granite bar set an elegant backdrop to relax and enjoy a quality drink, cigar or the live music. Churchill's on Elm is able to offer it all with a drink list that includes 25 different wines, 12 different specialty beers, 20 single malt scotches and an exceptional amount of spirits. This sophisticated club has a friendly, knowledgeable staff and a surprisingly young following. This is the perfect place for a drink.
218 South Blount Street Raleigh, NC 27601 +1 919 833 7795
The Gaelic translation of Tír na nOg means "
"land of eternal youth. For anyone who's eaten here, that land also includes great food and a long list of beers. Step through the stone archway into an open warehouse style dining area where simple wooden tables and chairs line the tile floors and brick lines the walls. The Irish Stew shares the menu with a tender pecan encrusted pork loin and Boxty, a traditional Irish potato pancake stuffed with your choice of succulent fillings. Live music fills the air on weekends.
309 West Morgan Street Durham, NC 27701 +1 919 560 3030
The Carolina Theatre has a long tradition of providing both film and live performances to the area through its auditorium, cinemas and ballrooms. The venue where Fletcher Hall is located, performers from across various genres routinely return to grace this auditorium's stage. Carolina Theatre's two cinemas show an eclectic mix of films including foreign films, art-house films and studio features. Rent a ballroom or the auditorium for an event or watch the latest musical, play or film, Carolina Theatre is an asset to the community and is sure to provide a fun-filled night.
Located in the charming 9th Street Shopping District, Francesca's is a dessert dream come true. On any given day, find such delights as chocolate-laden éclairs, old-fashioned pound cake, fudge brownies or their Mocha Pecan Pie. The Caffe also serves 18 daily flavors of homemade gelato and sorbet and a selection of hot and cold coffees. Breeze in on a warm summer day and have a double-dip strawberry cone or ice-cold mocha or come in from the cold and enjoy a slab of rich chocolate cake and a cappuccino.
328 West Morgan Street Raleigh, NC 27601 +1 919 821 7401
This is a popular hangout for fans of well-made beer because it serves a mind-boggling variety and each week has its own special beer. Aspire to join the ranks of the "Ring of Honor" by keeping track of all the beers you consume by being a member. A pint can cost about USD2.50, so expect to try a few. Be entertained by live performances by acoustic acts, folk, bluegrass, reggae or blues.
A cafe that is quite popular with the locals! Bear Rock serves fresh hot and cold sandwiches, coffee, hot soups, salads, desserts and more. For a real treat try the Rising Sunflower sandwich which features their famous pesto, smoked turkey and provolone cheese. WiFi is available.
300 East Main Street Carrboro, NC 27510 +1 919 967 9053
An excellent music venue that offers a wide range of performers. Listen to popular musicians or local favorites. A place where relatively unknown but upcoming bands are creating their own genre. A unique and intimate music venue! Check the website for tours, tickets and bookings.
There are many movie houses in North Carolina, but a visit here could be turned into a memorable experience if you make the most of the amenities on offer. This venue makes efforts to ensure the safety and comfort of its patrons. Any seat in the well-designed auditorium will offer you a good view of the screen. Check out the website for more information.
The Spotted Dog is beloved institution in the city of
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Years ago, it would have been difficult to find a
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