Making Progress

It hasn’t been business as usual, but we’re definitely getting things done! While the gents from Lake State Building Company have been reconstructing our kitchen floor, the Raven crew has been busy deep cleaning everything within reach. I snuck around today and got a few candid shots. We miss you all! Stay tuned to our […]

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Closed for Construction

From 2/23-2/29/20 the Raven will be closed for construction. We are redoing our kitchen floor. This project will pave the way for other improvements in the future. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay tuned to social media for updates. If we can reopen sooner rather than later – we will.

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The Nocturne Bistro

New book alert! The Nocturne Bistro was generously donated to us recently by Nick May, one of our spectacular servers and baristas. I always get excited when books are donated to the Raven, and it’s particularly exciting when it is a special book. This is one of those special books, as it was written by […]

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New Books!

Fun fact: here at the Raven we love and appreciate book donations. Recently, these three books were graciously donated by the authors. Signed copies, even! A big thank you to Wendy Sura Thomson, Andrew Charles Lark, and Donald Levin. A bit about each book, from the back covers: Summon the Tiger; A Memoir by Wendy […]

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Tarot Readings at the Raven

Exciting news, Raven regulars! Beginning February 4th, we will be hosting tarot readings every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 pm. This will take place downstairs in the little alcove by the bar. There will be a privacy curtain or screen set up for those seeking otherworldly advice. It will be $20 for a reading […]

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New Activities!

New year, who dis? We are ready for new activities and inspiring creativity! You may have noticed some fun new things to do on our featured shelves upstairs. In the kids section, we have supplies set out to make fingerprint art. (Don’t worry, parents. Wipes have thoughtfully been included with the supplies, because sometimes art […]

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Cinematic Inspiration

I have recently discovered, dear readers, that the beginning of the year is thought to be an uninspiring time by many. Though the explanation I will share below has merit, I must admit that I was somewhat taken aback by this thought. To me, the Winter months are a time for introspection and less distractions. […]

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Holiday Entertainment

Need a break from the hustle and bustle of preparing for the holidays? We’ve got you covered. Stop in any Thursday, Friday, or Saturday evening to unwind with a drink and some live music! Here’s what we have coming up: Thursday, December 12: Enjoy the dynamic guitar playing and engaging storytelling of multi-instrumentalist Adam Labeaux. […]

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Shopping Small is a Big Deal

I don’t know about you, but I am very much looking forward to Saturday. I love Small Business Saturday! Have you ever been downtown for this annual event? It’s a festive, magical time. Small Business Saturday feels kind of like a giant block party, and it’s almost guaranteed that you will run into many people […]

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