Weekend Reel: Downtown Plan

Email readers: This blog post has embedded video. Read the post on the blog to see them. Downtown Plan on YouTube In the quick video above, Raleigh Planning Director Mitchell Silver introduces the ongoing Downtown Plan and why the city is undertaking this effort. In the next video, we have the presentation given by Mr. […]


Video: Bike Share in Raleigh

Bike Share in Raleigh via City of Raleigh on YouTube Here’s another video from the ongoing Raleigh Urban Design Center’s education forums. This one focuses on bicycle sharing programs with guest speakers from Washington DC and Charlotte. The video gives you a ton of statistics and experiences from other systems around the country so I […]


Weekend Reel: Economics of Downtown Development

I recommend email readers click through to the website to see the embedded video. Here’s a great video that’s required watching for the connoisseur within. Raleigh’s Chief Planning and Development Officer, Mitchell Silver, gives a presentation about the return on investing in downtowns versus the suburbs. I was at this presentation and thought it very […]


Trophy and Crank Arm Bring New Breweries To Downtown Raleigh

The craft beer choices within the bars, shops, and restaurants in Downtown Raleigh are some of the most varied and plentiful compared to the rest of the city. Downtown has several bars that only serve craft and there are many occasions where patrons ordering Bud or Miller are trying something new. Coming soon are two […]


Municipography, Downtown Retail

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 […]


Weekend Exposure: First Night Time Lapse

Time Lapse – Raleigh First Night 2012 from Leo Suarez on Vimeo. I was out on Fayetteville Street New Year’s Eve for First Night taking photos for this time lapse. Recently, I’ve made more of an effort to get out there and try grabbing more photos to make videos like this. A lot of fun.


Downtown Raleigh Lecture Videos For Erasing Any Holiday Boredom

Bored over the holidays? Here’s a video that should get all Downtown Raleigh fans excited. It’s part of the Urban Design Center’s education forums titled, “Raleigh’s Identity -What’s Downtown Got to Do With It?” This is the first video of eight planned lectures. It’s very interesting to see the different downtown plans, with some going […]


Lots of RTN Video For Your Labor Day Staycation

For those of you leaving town this weekend, you are excused from this exercise. For the rest of the DT Raleigh staycationers that want more online Raleigh material, there are lots of videos on the Raleigh city website for your viewing pleasure. The video of the month contains lots of videos for the month of […]


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