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Introducing DT Hoods, A Neighborhood Mapping Project

I’ve been interested in building a mapping project using the lightweight javascript library Leaflet and today I wanted to post what I’ve got. Far from complete, it may never be, but over at Hoods.DTRaleigh.com I have posted a project called DT Hoods and am attempting to map neighborhoods and nearby points of interest near downtown […]


Parking In Downtown Raleigh May Get Easier Thanks To Open Data

Throughout the summer of this year, I’ve been part of a competition that started in April and ended yesterday with my team claiming victory. The North Carolina DataPalooza is an open-data competition where developers and entrepreneurs use open data to solve some of society’s problems. Hosted by the entrepreneurial co-working space HQ Raleigh and Forward […]


Merrimon-Wynne House To Be Renovated For Events Space

The Merrimon-Wynne House, one of the historic mansions along Blount Street, has been bought and is being renovated for use as event space. With their website claiming that they are already taking bookings in 2014, this looks like a very positive sign for the 4,800 square foot home. The website shows new floorplans for the […]


HUB Raleigh Contributes To The Evolution of Co-working in Downtown

Last week, HUB Raleigh had its official grand opening. This co-working space on Hillsborough Street adds to the growing startup scene and Innovate Raleigh initiative that continues to spread around downtown Raleigh. The space is set up for established startups in the area to work from so that they can tap the greater HUB network […]


Filling Empty Spaces The BEST Way Possible

The Hue storefront on January 29th A fun scavenger-hunt style post series I have are a few that talk about empty storefronts in downtown that should be filled with businesses. The latest was written back in May 2011 and I don’t think it’s been long enough for an update. Click on the link to visit […]


Pic of the Week

The Walk Raleigh project is brought to you by the good folks at CityFabric. Their latest tweet is interesting, with an equivalent Facebook post mentioning more permanent signs. Incredibly positive response to our signs! We have a meeting with the city in a month! #walk #raleigh #community #health #interaction — WalkRaleigh (@WalkRaleigh) January 23, 2012


Solar Projects In and Around Downtown

Examples of sustainability in Raleigh are becoming easier and easier to spot these days. In a city filled with different government bodies, solar projects, hybrid cars, and rain collection systems are just a few examples of the things that all the government players in Raleigh have or will have in the coming years. The city, […]


Electric Vehicle Chargers A Plenty

Downtown’s green and sustainability cred is certainly rising these days. Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are being installed into the newest parking deck on Edenton Street. As of this weekend, six, five shown in the picture above, stations are installed on the ground floor of the deck and wiring is run for more. There is […]


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