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The Raleigh [ ] Space parklet on Salisbury Street is looking real good this Spring.


Glenwood South Crosswalk Art In The Works

I recommend email readers click through to the website to see the embedded video if you can’t see it. Story via ABC11. Go to Video of Downtown Raleigh Takes Art to the Streets.


Municipography, City Staff Responds to Downtown Vibrancy and Raleigh Union Station

Municipography is a summary of current issues going through the Raleigh City Council and other municipal departments in the city. The point is to try to deliver any video, photos, and text associated with the discussions happening at City Hall or elsewhere. Since this is a downtown Raleigh blog, the focus is on the center […]


Pic of the Week

Click for larger I spotted this poster right in front of the Raleigh Space Parklet located on Salisbury Street. It gives you a good idea where Raleigh’s first parklet is heading. Since we last saw it in November, the space is hugely different and looks to be almost finished with phase 1.


Pic of the Week

The Raleigh Space parklet on Salisbury Street continues to evolve and the team is still working on it. The parklet was installed in early October and is Raleigh’s first.


Pic of the Week

Raleigh’s first parklet at Salisbury and Hargett Street opened last week during the city’s Wide Open Bluegrass, an event that was part of the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass. They opened it up with live music and now the parklet is open for use. Come check out @raleighspace and listen to some Kickin' Grass band! pic.twitter.com/Cr514GdtQY […]


Raleigh [ ] Space Brings Parklet, Endless Possibilities, to Salisbury Street

Approved last year, Raleigh folks are now working to bring the first parklet to downtown this year. Raleigh [ ] Space is a new initiative consisting of downtown business owners and members of the NC State College of Design to bring the first parklet to the city. The project is still coming together so make […]


Weekend Reel: State of Downtown Raleigh 2014

State of Downtown Raleigh 2014 – video link Note: I hope the video works for you as Granicus didn’t have a download option and their embedded video isn’t the greatest out there. In the video above you can watch this year’s State of Downtown Raleigh. There’s a good panel discussion that includes O’Hara Macken from […]


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