Cheers to Beer and Pizza

Archaeologists are split on whether humankind first used to grain to make bread and then used the leftover to make fermented beverages, or if we first figured out how to make beer and then used the leftovers to make flatbreads. Whatever the case might have been millennia ago, we should be thankful that beer and…

Back in the Day with Hollis Nixon

Hollis Nixon is stepping down from the NoDa Neighborhood and Business Association (NBA) Board at the end of December. She has volunteered for over fourteen years on the Board, serving as the President for almost the entire time. Back in the Day recently sat down with Hollis to recount her history with the organization, document some of her more memorable experiences, and get her thoughts on how the NBA will evolve in the coming years.

Find your gift at Ruby’s gift

Ruby’s Gift boasts over 100 local artists and crafters. Buy a holiday gift created right here in the neighborhood: T-shirts and hoodies by screen printer Evan Plante, destinations paintings by David French, or preservative-free preserves and spreads by “Jam On It” creator Christina Welsh. We have a new macramé artist and weaver exhibiting wall hangings,…

Holiday shopping in NoDa

Where are you on the holiday stress meter? All set, presents bought and wrapped, house decorated, plans made with friends and family, and an assortment of lovely new recipes you’ve already prepared and fiddled with to suit your tastes? Or, somewhere on the other end of the spectrum with the rest of us normal folk?…

uNCorked: Holiday Wine Pairings

With December comes the barrage of winter holidays: Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa to name a few. Many will tell you that one of the best things about the holiday season is the food, and of course, the best part about food is, well wine. Hanukkah latkes, Christmas ham, and Kwanzaa spicy catfish…makes my brain…

Curio’s Crystal Count-down to Christmas

If you are looking for something cool to give as a gift this season, Curio Craft & Conjure has your back! Our favorite choices include our Quantum Conjure Course for only $47! (Save $50 during the month of December, with Promo Code QUANTUM). You will easily learn to create your own kind of magick with…