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 […]
Connoisseurs, I’m slowing things down for awhile. I have some extended travel coming up soon and since my work schedule and other commitments are busy, I thought I’d step away from the blog for a bit. It’ll only be for a few weeks though. See you in September.
[I'm reposting this article with permission from the Innovation Raleigh blog and author Derrick Minor. Rather than rewrite last weeks big news of the expansion of the local startup community, Derrick is the perfect person to be sharing all the details. Thank you, Derrick for allowing me to repost for RalCon readers. - Leo] The […]
We’ve made it to six, SIX years of blogging. Let me get up and dance real quick……….. I really have no interesting story about how this website was started. I was bored at work one day and started blogging. It just stuck and here we are. What can you expect from this blog in the […]
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 […]
There was a lot of news last week on the future of the Dorothea Dix campus, located southwest of downtown, and how our state governor is making moves to turn it into a destination park. The controversy here is how best to use the 306 acres of undeveloped, state-owned land. Park land, sell it off, […]
I’ve completed transitioning the blog to an entirely new design. Long-time readers may recognize layout similarities between this new design and the old but there are a lot of new elements especially under the hood. I started to work on updating the old WordPress theme that I was using but after some tweaks and frustration, […]
Another week, another disappointment. Am I disappointed with downtown Raleigh? Absolutely not. I hope everyone has had the opportunity to just be outside and to walk around these days. The trees are practically full now and the warm breezes are refreshing. Even with that going on, I’m disappointed with the amount of blogging I’ve done […]