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Introducing the DTRaleigh Community

I’m excited to announce that I’m making a drastic change to the commenting that has been taking place for years on this blog. Soon, it will be closed for good. Instead, I’m hosting a much more powerful platform for online conversations and discussions that will all take place on the DTRaleigh Community. Built on Discourse, […]


Two Cranes Up Over Smokey Hollow

A quick one today. I’ve been enjoying this shot from The West looking at Smokey Hollow and the second crane being built over the site. This summer we should really see a lot of construction activity in this area.


Pic of the Week

In case you missed it, FNB Tower is officially under construction. The tower crane has shown up at the site and crews have been pounding away. For me, it’ll be enjoyable to watch this mixed-use project go up and I think it’ll make a dramatic impact on City Plaza as it fills in the “360 […]


Plans Submitted for Bar Renovation at 612 Glenwood

612 Glenwood. May 2018. The 600 block of Glenwood South just might become the densest cluster of bars in downtown Raleigh. At 612 Glenwood, currently shown above, submitted plans to the city show a proposal for adding a second floor to the building for outdoor bar space. The outdoor bar is basically the roof of […]


Spring Meetup is on May 30

Another season, another great time for a reader meetup. I hope some of you are in town the week of Memorial Day because if you are, come join us at the London Bridge Pub on May 30 from 5-7pm. The format is casual and the folks that come out are always a classy bunch. Our […]


Map of the Week

Click for larger There’s a survey out for anyone interested in expanded bus service and bus rapid transit in Wake that readers should probably take a look at. Jump to the survey here. If you aren’t familiar, plans for expanded transit service will be rolling out between now and 2027. Downtown Raleigh is a central […]


Pic of the Week

Parklet? Outdoor seating? Either way you look at it, a parking space has been removed on Salisbury Street. Cheers to Local Icon, behind nearby Virgil’s, Linus and Pepper’s, and Level Up, for the great outdoor space.


Re-imagining Central Prison and The Governor Morehead School’s 81.2 Acres, Events on May 18-20

From my inbox to yours. Here’s a pretty good looking series of events being held by the AIA Triangle. We’ve speculated some about what the land consisting of the state’s Central Prison and Morehead school could be. Here’s an opportunity to get into that with the design community. For more information, go to connections.design Click […]


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