Charter Square Accident

Downtown Raleigh will keep moving along but I wanted to put something up here for those that were injured and lost their lives putting together a piece of something that we keep an eye on constantly here on the blog. Please take a pause or a moment of silence sometime soon for the families and […]

2015 State of the City

Mayor Nancy McFarlane’s 2015 State of the City speech. The speech starts at 11:45. If the video doesn’t show up for you, click here.

RalCon Turns Eight

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 […]

Wake County Hits 1 Million Residents

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 2014 Restaurant Roundup

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 […]

Raleigh [ ] Space Kickstarter Seeks Funds For First Parklet in Downtown Raleigh

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 […]

Medical Services Expanding in Downtown Raleigh

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 […]

Weekend Reel: The State of the City 2014

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.

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