It was pouring as we entered the gates of Booth Amphitheatre in Cary before last nights’ show given by Grateful Dead legends Phil Lesh and Bob Weir. People gladly lined up for 5 dollar cellophane ponchos. The demographics of the crowd – decidedly old. But quite alive.
Matt is a family man with a great wife - Chris - and three awesome daughters. Matt has worked for IBM for over three decades in sales and marketing and communications. He is a guitar player in the local band - The Whisky Runners, an avid fisherman, outdoorsman, home brewer and a helluva cook with an opinion. Matt has been a contributor and consultant over the years for CaryCitizen.
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Beer might just be the great Fourth of July beverage. But how to explain the difference in taste between a Budweiser and a Duval Special Edition Triple? Just in time for Independence Day, here’s A Beer Drinkers Guide to Hops.
FC Edmonton came south to face the sweltering heat in Carolina – both the weather and the RailHawks. But it was a chilly reception for Edmonton, losing 2-0 on Saturday, June 23 in front of nearly 4,000 loud fans.
The Carolina RailHawks beat the first place, and heretofore, undefeated Minnesota Stars FC last Saturday night at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC. Beat them soundly by a score of 5-1.
The Carolina RailHawks lost in the 4th Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup to MLS’ Chivas USA 2-1 in a bizarre finish on Tuesday.
In the most entertaining game of the year, the Carolina RailHawks beat first-place Puerto Rico 2-1 on Saturday night. This game had shoving matches, injuries, flying bodies, police escorts of players, an ejection and several yellow cards issued. Most importantly, it had a timely goal near the end of regulation by the inspired Hawks to win the game.
The NASL Carolina Railhawks shocked the Los Angeles Galaxy on Tuesday, May 29, defeating the reigning MLS champions by a score of 2-1 in front of a capacity house at Wake Med Soccer Park in Cary.
With Memorial Day behind us and the long summer stretching ahead, it’s time to talk about some 2012 Summertime Wine and Beer Pairings.
For the first 45 minutes, the ‘Hawks were seemingly banging them home at will on Tuesday night in the U.S. Open Cup. Next up: David Beckham and the L.A. Galaxy.
A Carolina Railhawks (0-5-4) full house hosted the first place Puerto Rico Islanders (5-2-1) Saturday night. It was not easy to tell who the NASL’s number one team was.