District Highlight: Glenwood South
Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 12pm by visitRaleigh
Well-known as the trendiest district in downtown Raleigh, Glenwood South is a must-see hot spot. Over the past 10 years, this district has transformed from a quiet row of commercial buildings and art supply stores to the bustling social center of downtown.
Progressive and unique restaurants line Glenwood South’s welcoming streets, along with unique boutiques, specialty shops and some of the most popular bars and clubs in all of Greater Raleigh. Glenwood is perfect for a night of bar-hopping and people-watching, as live music spills out onto the streets from the dozens of nightlife venues.
For farm-grown, fresh food artfully crafted into delicious dishes, stop by the highly acclaimed Zely and Ritz. If you feel like something sweet, then head to The Cupcake Shoppe for a delicious gourmet cupcake in a charming atmosphere. Standing tall and vibrant on Glenwood Avenue, Solas is now an upscale dining and nightlife staple in the district. Its rooftop deck is usually filled with a trendy, professional crowd looking to enjoy the open night air and great martinis. This is just a snapshot example of how a Glenwood night could go.
There are so many lively and unique places to visit on Glenwood and so much fun to be had here. Electrify your senses and enjoy an evening out on the town in this district. You won’t be disappointed.