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My Downtown Living Article in the Triangle Downtowner

Last week, the latest edition of the Triangle Downtowner came out and my article about downtown living is there for your reading pleasure. In it, I talk about how residential living is really in its infancy in downtown Raleigh and how what we have today came from almost nothing. In its entire history, downtown Raleigh […]


City Journal, Urban Shopping In and Out of Downtown

My latest City Journal article has been posted over at the Raleigh Public Record. I took a look at other urban-style shopping and retail centers in Raleigh, mainly North Hills and Lafayette Village, and compared them to downtown Raleigh. During the past few decades, Raleigh, like the rest of the country, is shopping differently. Yes, […]


My New Column at The Raleigh Public Record

I have been invited to write a column over at the Raleigh Public Record about urban issues in Raleigh. I plan to elaborate more on some of the thoughts that make it here on the blog and others that don’t. I’m hoping this challenge will push me to get out more, gather more data, and […]


Looking Back at 2011 Article in the Raleigh Downtowner

I contributed to the latest edition of the Raleigh Downtowner Magazine with an article that looks back at our city’s progress in 2011. Many of the items that I go through are happening in downtown and have been mentioned on this blog before. Pick up a copy and check it out or read it online. […]


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