Trophy Brewing Company is Raleigh’s Newest Craft Brew Pub

January, 01, 2013
Trophy Brewing Company is Raleigh’s Newest Craft Brew Pub

The Busy Bee team is expanding with a new Morgan Street brew pub on the quest for the next great pint.

Raleigh Places Six Bars on Draft Magazine’s Best Beer Bars

January, 17, 2012
Raleigh Places Six Bars on Draft Magazine’s Best Beer Bars

If you live near Downtown Raleigh, you know that its residents love beer and in particular, craft beer. From large craft selections, breweries and cask nights, Raleigh is getting more recognition for its beer culture.

Opera, yes Opera, at The Busy Bee

January, 10, 2012
Opera, yes Opera, at The Busy Bee

You’ve probably drunk great sour beer at the Busy Bee, tasted one of their delicious Tom & Jack burgers on the best rooftop patio in town and seen multiple Hopscotch bands at the Hive. But, you’ve probably never heard opera being pelted from the second floor bar.

Raleigh Beer Week Starts Sunday August 28

August, 24, 2011
Raleigh Beer Week Starts Sunday August 28

Beer season has arrived.

Busy Bee Cafe and Raleigh Times Named to America’s 100 Best Beer Bars

January, 15, 2011
Busy Bee Cafe and Raleigh Times Named to America’s 100 Best Beer Bars

Raleigh makes the list (twice) for Draft Magazine’s best beer bars.

Homebrewed Raleigh Tickets On Sale Now

September, 27, 2010
Homebrewed Raleigh Tickets On Sale Now

Support the Raleigh City Museum, and drink beer while doing it.

Independent Weekly’s Hopscotch Music Festival Lineup, Ticket Info and More

March, 31, 2010
Independent Weekly’s Hopscotch Music Festival Lineup, Ticket Info and More

Hopscotch Director Greg Lowenhagen and Curator and Independent Weekly Music Editor Grayson Currin have been working for months on getting a lineup that includes a good mix of local and national groups. The lineup is here and it is worth the wait.

Homebrewed Raleigh Brewers

February, 01, 2010
Homebrewed Raleigh Brewers

Homebrewed Raleigh tickets go on sale tomorrow instead of today due to the snowpocalypse, but below is the list of brewers and their beers to whet the beer appetite.

Homebrewed Raleigh Beer Fest Coming March 6th

January, 14, 2010
Homebrewed Raleigh Beer Fest Coming March 6th

Save the date for Raleigh’s first home brewed beer fest coming downtown on Saturday, March 6th.

Busy Bee Spotlights Raleigh Homebrews

August, 17, 2009
Busy Bee Spotlights Raleigh Homebrews

Les Stewart is one serious home brewer.

The First Friday Agenda August 2009

August, 06, 2009
The First Friday Agenda August 2009

Ben McKeown at the Busy Bee The rain is gone and the humidity has eased up, so it should be a comfortable night to do some gallery hopping. With some great photography and group shows, this First Friday should be busy for the dog days of summer.

The Busy Bee Returns to Wilmington Street

March, 17, 2009

In a few short weeks, Wilmington Street will welcome back The Busy Bee, a lively restaurant that stood on 225 Wilmington during the early part of the 1920s.  Get a sneak peak of the new restaurant/bar opening downtown.