Meet Digger

If you are a Raven regular, it’s likely that there are some faces around here that are familiar to you. You may not be as familiar with our kitchen staff. This is Digger. He makes your breakfast during the week. Digger has been here since 2005, and he loves this place. Prior to working his […]

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A Family Thing

As I was heading upstairs today to the TARDIS to commence Media Person type duties, I noticed our fearless leader waiting on a table, a little Eloise on his hip as he took an order. I overheard him explaining to the customer that this is a family business. I think that said customer may have […]

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It’s Different Here.

It’s different here at the Raven. Though I’m sure that as a loyal patron of ours, you have undoubtedly gathered that already. I have heard this place described as a “mix between Cheers and Hogwarts”, and that seems to very succinctly sum up the general ambiance. Even before I worked here, I felt ridiculously comfortable […]

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The Elusive Raven

The story begins in the summer of 2016. The raven bust on the front of the building was looking ragged again. The sculpture was made of industrial foam, and every year due to harsh winters it had to be serviced. This process was both expensive and time consuming. It was around this time that the […]

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What’s poppin?

Okay, listen. I have read and heard numerous times about how resistant humans are to change. For the most part I believe that this is true, in particular regarding really big changes. However, I am pretty pumped about the newness at the Raven. It may be because it is officially Fall (My favorite season! This […]

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What’s happening?

The Raven has a few places to find out exactly “what’s happening?” In our front foyer we have a large community cork board. Half of it is for local community events posted by patrons and the other half is designated specifically for Raven events. Recently it had a make over, so now it includes: A […]

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A Word About Banned Books

“If there is a bedrock principle underlying the First Amendment, it is that the government may not prohibit the expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea itself offensive or disagreeable.” – Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Are you familiar with the practice of banning books? I’m sure that everyone has […]

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