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Carousel Reopens at Chavis Park

Chavis Carousel Reopening by dtraleigh, on Flickr This past weekend, I was down at Chavis Park for the carousel reopening. The end of this renovation project also starts the process of creating a master plan for the park. While Nash and Moore Square offer green space, Chavis really is the closest park that downtown Raleigh […]


The DT Raleigh Walking Tour Gets a Reboot

Long time readers may remember when I wrote up a walking tour on downtown Raleigh. I took that down last year because lack of maintenance and neglect basically made it fall apart. Well, I’ve freshened up the tour and am now ready to relaunch it. WALK.dtraleigh.com The tour is simple and has ten stops up […]


A Visit To The North Carolina Museum of History

Even with the random warmer days this winter, the cold ones we are getting have kept me indoors. The recent cold rains ran me into the North Carolina Museum of History to check out the newest exhibit, “The Story of North Carolina.” I read about its opening back in November and have finally made it […]


Triangle Glides Upgrading Their Digs, Moves To Blount Street

Downtown segway tours, brought to us all from the good people at Triangle Glides, are moving into a new space. The segway and stand up paddleboard shop is moving to Blount Street in the beautiful building near Artspace. Keep an eye out for an opening within the next few weeks.


Contemporary Art Museum Now Open

The Contemporary Art Museum in the warehouse district has now opened. CAM Raleigh has been covered in different places on the web and the best two reads out there are: CAM: A Work of Art, Housing Works of Art via Goodnight, Raleigh! The long road to CAM, and what it means for Raleigh via Indyweek […]


Calendar For 2010/2011 Burning Coal Season

Just like last year, I’ve updated the same calendar to reflect this year’s shows at the Burning Coal Theater. I went to two shows last season and I loved them. I will be attending more this year for sure. Here are the links for your date keeping, calendar of choice. [Update: The Google Calendar has […]


The Real Answers for Winterfest Ice Skating

This past Friday was the start of the Raleigh Winterfest that is taking place at downtown’s City Plaza. The main attraction is the ice skating rink that is now set up and ready for you to skate on. I recently walked down there this weekend and have the real answers to everyone’s questions. Is that […]


A Visit To The Capitol

Rotunda Room by dtraleigh, on Flickr Recently, I visited the North Carolina State Capitol. Surprisingly, I had never visited before and I continuously put it off until a later time. But now I’ve finally walked around the historic structure and encourage anyone who hasn’t to do the same. Here’s all the information you need if […]


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