The Ark Royal, an "exotic cocktail lounge," opens Thursday on Glenwood South in the former Enoteca Vin space, 410 Glenwood Ave., Suite 350. Named for the ship by Sir Walter Raleigh -- which he never sailed on it -- the cocktail menu includes tropical libations and tiki drinks, heavily featuring rum-based drinks. [website]
The Dix Edge Area Study, a city group forming a plan with the community adjacent to Dorothea Dix Park, will host two virtual events this week: Future Land Use and Housing for All at 6:30 p.m. today (Tuesday) and Improving Connectivity at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Community input could inform City Council decisions on budget for construction projects, identifying affordable housing properties and pilot bikeways. [project page]
The next city budget will be presented at the Raleigh City Council meeting at 1 p.m. [how to watch]
Marbles Kids Museum cafe, Bean Sprouts, is open again. [GoAskMom]
Wegmans in Wake Forest opens on Wednesday at 9 a.m. -- you can check the front door live video here. 🍅