Pic of the Week
The Hampton Inn in Glenwood South is now open. For the almost six years that this blog has been running, this is the second hotel opening I’ve seen, the Fayetteville Street Marriott being the first. The next hotel to look out for is a possible Residence Inn on Salisbury Street built near the convention center. […]
This weekend, crews tore up this building at the corner of Wilmington and Martin Streets. The building was deteriorating and because of safety, the owner took this route. Sad to lose it but what can you do if no one is willing to step up and save these structures that are now unsafe to be […]
A crane is up at 425 Boylan. This is one of two cranes in the area that are bringing about 400 apartments to Glenwood South.
Capital Area Transit (CAT) is currently working on a new branding scheme which will include updated brochures, information, and even a bus paint job. CAT painted a single bus in order to get a real-world look at the design. If approved, the whole fleet may one day sport this red and white design. What do […]
Bolt Bistro and Bar will open soon in the space formerly occupied by The Mint on Fayetteville Street. By open soon, I mean “Late Summer” according to the new sign posted in the space windows. According to the restaurant’s website: The concept of Bolt is to bring a sleek, clean, approachable, affordable, dining experience to […]
The Hampton Inn on Glenwood Avenue is taking shape. Expect an opening this winter.
The Wake County Justice Center dominates the intersection of McDowell and Martin Streets. Almost three years ago, there was just a hole at this site. For more trips down memory lane, over four years ago we’ve discussed the project and what buildings it has replaced. The ugly parking deck, the Garland Jones building, and the […]
Warehouses in Seaboard Station under heavy renovation along Seaboard Avenue on June 16, 2012.