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::Alive After Five Cancelled In Raleigh

By Raleigh Chronicle Staff And Wire Reports
Wednesday, May 30, 2007

RALEIGH -- According to one source who spoke with the organizers of the popular Alive After Five summer gatherings about being a sponsor, the event is pretty much dead for 2007.

No planned events have been announced and it seems evident from the source and from the lack of announcements from organizer WRAL-FM 101.5, that the Alive After Five Thursday events have all been cancelled.

The event was one of the largest public gatherings in Raleigh for many years and the outdoor music evening events drew literally thousands of people to downtown Raleigh after work, hence the name "Alive After Five."

However, last year, the series suffered in attendance for various reasons.

The event changed locations and due to construction on the street was moved from the larger Fayetteville Street downtown venue to a much less welcoming sloping side street under a railroad trestle just off of Glenwood Avenue next to Bogart's and High Five. 

The downhill grade of the narrow street was not exactly conducive to large crowds.

In addition, one big change last year was the addition of a rope around the event, meaning that people had to "check-in" and show identification before attending even if they weren't drinking. 

During previous Alive After Five events downtown, people could come and go as they pleased without any restrictions.

In addition, organizers last year ended the long-standing practice of allowing people to bring in coolers that contained their own beer.

The cooler policy was one of the reasons that the event was so popular, since it set it apart from other events.

Last year at the Alive After Five events, attendees were forced to buy their beer from a couple of stands inside ropes.

By the end of the summer season, the last few Alive After Five events had only a couple of hundred people in attendance.  ::

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::Alive After Five Cancelled In Raleigh

By Raleigh Chronicle Staff And Wire Reports
Wednesday, May 30, 2007

RALEIGH -- According to one source who spoke with the organizers of the popular Alive After Five summer gatherings about being a sponsor, the event is pretty much dead for 2007.

No planned events have been announced and it seems evident from the source and from the lack of announcements from organizer WRAL-FM 101.5, that the Alive After Five Thursday events have all been cancelled.

The event was one of the largest public gatherings in Raleigh for many years and the outdoor music evening events drew literally thousands of people to downtown Raleigh after work, hence the name "Alive After Five."

However, last year, the series suffered in attendance for various reasons.

The event changed locations and due to construction on the street was moved from the larger Fayetteville Street downtown venue to a much less welcoming sloping side street under a railroad trestle just off of Glenwood Avenue next to Bogart's and High Five. 

The downhill grade of the narrow street was not exactly conducive to large crowds.

In addition, one big change last year was the addition of a rope around the event, meaning that people had to "check-in" and show identification before attending even if they weren't drinking. 

During previous Alive After Five events downtown, people could come and go as they pleased without any restrictions.

In addition, organizers last year ended the long-standing practice of allowing people to bring in coolers that contained their own beer.

The cooler policy was one of the reasons that the event was so popular, since it set it apart from other events.

Last year at the Alive After Five events, attendees were forced to buy their beer from a couple of stands inside ropes.

By the end of the summer season, the last few Alive After Five events had only a couple of hundred people in attendance.  ::

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::Alive After Five Cancelled In Raleigh
 
According to one source who spoke with the organizers of the popular Alive After Five summer gatherings, the event is pretty much dead for 2007.  Above, the location of last year's event was on a side street under a train trestle which may have contributed to its demise.

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Raleigh Business Directory  !!NEW!!

ATTORNEY
Tom Davis, Attorney At Law :: Durham & Wake Counties

BAKERY / DELI
Conti's Italian Market :: Italian Specialties ! :: 836-8368

BARS / CLUBS
Amra's :: Live Music, Spirits, Stogies :: Glenwood South
Blue Martini :: Daily Specials, Great Music :: Powerhouse
TirNaNog Irish Pub :: Raleigh's Irish Pub Downtown
The Raleigh Times :: 14 E. Hargett St.  Raleigh

BEAUTY SALONS
Primp Salonbar :: Go Ahead! Cheat On Your Stylist!

COMPUTERS
Bronto :: E-Mail Marketing Software
Crash Graphyx :: We Build Websites That Work!

DENTIST
Howard Shareff, DDS :: We Cater To Cowards! :: 834-1432

ENTERTAINMENT
Opera Company Of NC :: 10 Years Of World Class Opera

GIFTS
Morgan Imports :: Unique Gifts & Furnishings!

MAGAZINES
The Raleigh Downtowner :: Your Guide To Downtown!
TechJournal South :: Southeast Tech And VC News
Carolina Newswire :: Daily Business News

MEDICINE
Cynthia Gregg, MD, FACS :: Facial Plastic Surgery

OUTDOORS
Great Outdoor Provision Co :: Clothing & Equipage

REAL ESTATE:
Gail Perry / RE/MAX :: Raleigh's Real Estate Professional

RESTAURANTS
Nana's Chophouse :: Five Stars Under The Stars
Morning Times Cafe :: Coffees, Pastries, & More!
The Duck & Dumpling :: Chinese & Vietnamese Cooking
Underground Restaurant :: Best Small Plate Restaurant!