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Royale Cigar Lounge Celebrates Opening Long in the Making

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Royale Cigar Lounge Celebrates Opening Long in the Making

Ammar Karmi’s dream has long been to open a cigar lounge, at least since the early 1990s. He says he’s never been a club kind of guy, and he enjoys smoking a good cigar every once in a while. But he couldn’t find anywhere, sans bigger markets like South Beach or Las Vegas, to smoke […]

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Buckeye Bourbon House Coming Soon to Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Buckeye Bourbon House Coming Soon to Gay Street

Gay Street will soon be home to a new place to drink Downtown. The North Carolina based Concord Hospitality Enterprises announced today that they would be launching the “Buckeye Bourbon House” in a 4,000 square foot space inside the Buckeye Building, located at 36 East Gay Street. “This 61 seat upscale lounge will focus heavily on Bourbons, […]

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First Look: Denmark and The Secret Cellar

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Denmark and The Secret Cellar

Denmark on High officially opens their doors this Friday, March 14th, but we were able to stop in tonight for a sneak peek at the new space during a prelaunch event. Upon entering (the door is to the right of the Bareburger entrance on the ground floor), you encounter a stairwell pointing you upstairs to […]

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Denmark Springs to Life in Yankee Trader Building

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Denmark Springs to Life in Yankee Trader Building

It was announced last August that Denmark On High, a modern cocktail lounge, and Secret Cellar, a beer and wine shop, would open in Yankee on High, 463 North High Street. Slated originally for an October launch, the complementary spots, which includes North Room, a private event space, are now set to open in March. Denmark […]

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Denmark & Secret Cellar coming soon to Yankee on High

Walker Evans Walker Evans Denmark & Secret Cellar coming soon to Yankee on High

Not one, but two new bars will be opening up Downtown in mid-October with the introduction of Denmark on High and The Secret Cellar, both located inside the Yankee on High building next to the Convention Center. The two bars will share an entrance to a stairwell that will lead up to Denmark on the […]

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The Flapper Room and The Blackberry Patch Opening Downtown in 2014

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Flapper Room and The Blackberry Patch Opening Downtown in 2014

We’ve all heard, and may have even made, the critique that there isn’t anywhere Downtown to enjoy good jazz. Well, that’s about to change. Construction is slated to begin in a couple months on The Blackberry Patch, the latest restaurant from Downtown maven Yavonne Sarber, which will be housed inside The Flapper Room, a blues […]

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The Brownstone on Main Returns on Friday

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Brownstone on Main Returns on Friday

The Brownstone is making a surprise return this Friday to their former 122 E. Main Street location Downtown. A Facebook event of the grand opening is listed here, and includes drink specials and a DJ spinning R&B, Neo Soul, and Hip-Hop. For those unfamiliar with the venue, it was closed in October of 2007 after […]

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