Oak City Brewing Company Open for Business and announces Food Trucks for February…at the Station

After opening their doors for business just after the New Year of Knightdale’s first brewery since prohibition, Oak City Brewing Company has announced it’s weekend schedule to bring in a rotating selection of popular food trucks throughout the month of February to compliment its fantastic selection of craft beers available at their tap room, located directly adjacent to Knightdale Station Park at 616 North First Ave. in Knightdale.

The food trucks visiting Oak City Brewing Company will be on hand every Friday, Saturday and some Sunday’s. Beginning the first weekend of February, on Friday, the 5th, Wingskis will be serving food from 5-8 pm. On Saturday, February 6, Fuzzy’s Empanadas will be at the brewery from 3-9 pm and on Sunday of this week, between 1-4 pm food will be available from Baozi. Friday, February 12 will see Kat-n-Around at Oak City Brewery from 5-9, while the remainder of that weekend’s food truck schedule has Chick-N-Que from 4-8 on Saturday, and Jonesy’s Concession and Catering on Valentine’s Day from 2-6 pm.

The final two weeks in February have yet to see a full schedule released for the food trucks at Oak City Brewing Company, but Fuzzy’s Empanadas will return on Friday, February 19 from 5-9 pm and Chirba Chirba Dumpling will be on site from 4-8 on Saturday the 20th. For the final week of the month, Kat-N-Around will be back for a Thursday evening visit on February 25 between 5-9 and the last truck currently scheduled is that Friday, February 26, when CJ’s Street Food will be at Oak City Brewing Company from 5-8 pm.

Oak City Brewing Company is open Tuesday- Thursday from 3-11 pm, Friday’s from 3pm-12 am, and Saturday’s from noon-12 am. They also are open at noon on Sundays with an 8 pm closing time. They are closed on Mondays. To keep up on all of the brewery’s upcoming events, visit their website at oakcitybrewingcompany.com

Crime Rate in Knightdale NC shows Significant Drop in 2015

The Knightdale Police Department recently released a survey, giving you yet another reason to feel more safe and sound than ever in your new home at Knightdale Station, showing a significant drop off from 2014 to 2015 in the overall Crime Rate in Knightdale NC.

With a friendly and trusted team at the Knightdale Police Department that is always involved in not only protecting, but also lending a hand throughout the year in major community events, it comes as no surprise to local resident that their was a decline in 2015 in the Crime Rate in Knightdale NC.

One major area that families are always concerned with is “Violent Crime.” This was the most significant drop off seen in the study, as the Crime Rate in Knightdale NC study shows a 24 percent drop in this area, as only 19 violent crimes were committed in 2015, as opposed to 25 in the previous calendar year.

Another big decline that was seen in Crime Rate in Knightdale NC this past year was in burglaries. Down from 55 reported in 2014 to just 44 in 2015, the town saw a 20 percent decline in this area as well. Overall, the staff at Knightdale Police Department will continue to strive to see the town become even more safe in 2016, looking to build upon the drop off they help to see in 2015, where they had just 1,017 total cases as opposed to 1,043 the year before.

To see more on the Knightdale Police Department and to read about some of their ideas and goals for the upcoming year and beyond, and even the department’s mission statement, visit their page at the Town of Knightdale’s website at knightdalenc.gov

Guest Bedroom Ideas to Make Them Feel at Home

Guest Bedroom Ideas

With friends or family surely wanting to come visit paying a visit to your new home at the Knightdale Station new home community in Knightdale NC, msn.com recently detailed 13 Guest Bedroom Ideas that can help to not only impress, but also make your company feel right at home.

Many of the Guest Bedroom Ideas detailed by MSN Blogger, Nadine Avola in the piece, are ones that not only very practical and convenient for a houseguest, but can be presented in a very stylish manner as well. The first item on the list plays to the ever evolving technological world we live in and saves a guest from having to ask, and is to provide them a Wi-Fi password. Either in a frame, or on an index card, or even to text them the password immediately will make a guest feel welcome. Along the same lines, the second Guest Bedroom Idea is to set up a charging station. Providing cables and the necessities to keep all devices charged is certainly a friendly and inviting touch.

Offering up space and an easily accessible place to unpack, such as a dresser or even a nice closet space with hangers can avoid a guest having the feeling that they are “living out of a suitcase” during their stay, and adding to your spare room giving them the feeling that it’s “their own” is having some type of privacy curtains, shades, or blinds over the windows. Extra blankets, towels, and pillows as well as having any bathroom necessities, even if a guest has brought their own are also great Guest Bedroom Ideas that help a visitor to feel comfortable during their visit. Likewise, bedroom essentials, like a ceiling fan or even a nice oscillating fan, and an alarm clock can also make the guest room “their own” by simply putting in the effort to plan ahead and have these items out and ready upon arrival. Going the extra mile to have fresh flowers at bedside, a candy dish, or even their own coffee maker in the room can also give the appearance of going above and beyond to make the guests feel that you truly care.

Lastly, whether your friends or family member arrives while you are at work, or even just to provide them the feeling that they are free to come and go as they please while visiting, to leave a house key for them is always a very selfless gesture that screams “my home is your home” while they are there.

These 13 simple Guest Bedroom Ideas are ones that can enhance a loved ones visit to your house and can easily be arranged with just a bit of planning prior to their arrival. To see the entire post on 13 Guest Bedroom Ideas to make your visitors feel at home, visit www.msn.com.