Fitzgerald’s Pub coming to Franklin Street

Apr. 11, 2013 @ 02:05 PM

Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub: The owners of a bar and grill as well as an Irish pub in Charlotte are planning to open a Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub location in Chapel Hill at 206 W. Franklin St.
They’re opening the pub in the space that previously housed Kildare’s Irish Pub, which closed a few days before St. Patrick’s Day after the owners of the property reclaimed the space.
The owners of Fitzgerald’s are Kevin Marcuse and Todd Milner, who also own Kennedy’s Premium Bar and Grill and Fitgerald’s Irish Pub in Charlotte. They’re planning to open their second Fitgerald’s in May.
The pub and restaurant will offer Irish food as well as American pub staples, according to a news release. The menu will include shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, and hamburgers.
The restaurant will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. for lunch, dinner and late-night.

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Concert and fundraiser: A free concert will be held May 5 in the Cat’s Cradle parking lot featuring the bands Lost in the Trees, The Love Language, and Loamlands.
Farmer Foodshare will be on-site selling a limited edition Lost in the Trees T-shirt, with all proceeds going to the organization’s mission of connecting people at-risk of hunger and malnutrition with fresh produce from local farms.
The band Lost in the Trees selected Farmer Food as the recipient of its fundraising effort, according to a news release. The T-shirt was designed by the company Upperatus. Proceeds from T-shirt sales will support the organization.
That day is also Carrboro Day. The community festival will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Carrboro Town Commons.
For more information about Farmer Foodshare, go to the website www.farmerfoodshare.org.

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Aveda holding scholarship contest on Sunday:  The Aveda Institute Chapel Hill will award a scholarship of $10,000 to help an applicant pay for the institute’s cosmetology program.
Applicants will demonstrate their talents during a competition judged by industry experts that will be held at noon on Sunday. Contestants will be provided with hair styling products and make-up. Participants will bring a model and their own styling tools.
The winner will be announced at the institutes’ annual Earth Jam Festival Night Benefit, which will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Institute students, staff and others will present a runway show showcasing the “Art of Beauty,” according to a news release. General admission and VIP tickets are on sale.
The contest will be held at the Chapel Hill institute, which is located at 200 W. Franklin St.

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Event at Tanger Outlets in Mebane: There will be food trucks on-site and other events at the Tanger Outlets in Mebane on Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday’s line-up includes food trucks from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., a children’s cupcake decorating contest at 12:15 p.m., and a fashion show with Saks 5th Avenue Off 5th at 2 p.m., according to a news release.
Sunday’s event will include food trucks from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., a kitchen aide demonstration, and music. Australian chef Curtis Stone is slated to be on-stage from 1 to 3 p.m.
The events will be at the Tanger Outlet Center in Mebane. For more information, go to the website http://www.tangeroutlet.com/mebane.

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