Monday, December 30, 2013

Raleigh documentary photography

All my old stomping grounds are disappearing, Blimpies, Barry’s, Rathskeller, 5-0, Comet, Brewery, Bourbon St./Jack Pot and now Saslack’s. Back in the 80’s-90’s Hillsborough Street was full of energy, excitement and live music. If you were looking for a watering hole or live music Hillsborough Street was the place to be. Times have changed and it’s like a ghost town after dark.
Like most people I thought Sadlack’s Heroes would be around forever, I’m sad to see it go and be replaced with a hotel and retail. I bet they put in a Subway or a Starbucks. I wish them luck in the new location.
   Straight from the Sadlack’s blog - Sadlacks Heroes is a Raleigh, NC institution. It is located at the corner of Hillsborough and Enterprise Streets, across from NC State University. For over 30 years, Sadlacks has served Raleigh’s best and freshest heroes (including legendary vegetarian selections) while entertaining the populace with the region’s finest live musical  entertainment. The food is always fresh, using only the best meats, cheeses and vegetables cut daily. A sandwich shop by day and a bar by night, Sadlacks is a place for all-comers. It has employed many of the areas finest musicians, including members of Whiskeytown, Six String Drag, Patty Hurst Shifter, Corrosion of Conformity and many others. Stop by for a sandwich and a cold beer. Enjoy an afternoon on the porch. Bring your dog or your children. You never know who you may run into at Sadlacks.

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