Just like downtown Raleigh, this website is never finished but always a work in progress. RalCon is now eight years old and there are a ton of good things to talk about and photograph this year. The photo above was taken on April 13, 2008. In the photo, you can see the construction of the […]
Throwing a tweet of mine up here on the blog for posterity. Downtown living is still an extreme niche. As we hit 1 million in the county, still less than 10,000 in DTR. That's 1%. — Leo Suarez (@dtraleigh) August 22, 2014 And then let me add a little more statistics. According to a 2014 […]
Summer nights in Raleigh are good for sweets and ales. Maybe not at the same time but if you happen to like a beer after a sweet treat, this season’s eats news has you covered. For a complete list of eats, drinks, and coffees in and around downtown, make sure to bookmark the DT Eats […]
Go to the Raleigh [ ] Space Kickstarter page The folks behind the Raleigh [ ] Space project, which plan to bring a parklet to Salisbury Street, are trying to raise awareness for their Kickstarter campaign. I want to pass along the message that an anonymous donor has emerged with plans to match the funds […]
I noticed recently that 131 South Wilmington Street, the space where the Pop-up Ice Cream Parlour used to be, was made into a small medical office. By chance, they then contacted me to in order to try and get the word out about the new business. Restaurants and bars are great but residents needs stuff […]
City of Raleigh – State of the City address 2014 on YouTube Embedded and linked above is Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane’s 2014 State of the City speech. Lots of downtown activities were mentioned including major topics like transit and the future of the Dorothea Dix campus.
Exhale. Yes. I am the new @NYCParks Commissioner. Thank you Mayor de Blasio and New York City. — Mitchell Silver (@mitchell_silver) March 21, 2014 Congratulations to Mitchell Silver on the new job. Raleigh has accomplished a lot while he was here. What’s next for Raleigh planning?
Downtown Raleigh in July, 2006. Lucky number seven? The blog has made it another year and maybe this time I will figure out something to do to celebrate it. A Raleigh beer perhaps? What I do like to do is use this time to dig into the photo vault and take something out. Sure we […]