Kitchen loading… 50% complete. Unfortunately we will not be opening tomorrow as we’d hoped. Our new projected opening is Monday, March 2nd. We apologize for the inconvenience. We miss you.
Howdy! Let me start by formally introducing myself: I’m Jody Parmann, (AKA JP), official “Aesthetics Manager” of the Raven Cafe. What the heck kind of title is that? It’s a fancy name for someone in charge of making the Raven look good – inside, outside and to the world at large. That means I organize […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here at the Raven Cafe, we like to celebrate the beautiful people that like to do things in a non-traditional manner – they’re usually the ones that know how to have the most fun, right? This Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14th from 2:00-5:30 p.m., we’re teaming up once again with Rev. Dr. G. Patrick Thompson […]
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 […]
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. […]