Category: Downtown Raleigh

After challenges and doubt, massive public park plan back on track for Raleigh

Posted on 08/28/14 No Comments

Click picture for image source   Good stuff. A few years ago, news surfaced that the State of North Carolina would be willing to sell the land under and around the now closed Dorthea Dix state hospital on the southeast side of Downtown Raleigh to the city, which wants to create the area’s largest urban […]

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Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week serves up great food and discounts from 8/18-8/24

Posted on 08/12/14 No Comments

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week is underway. Make the most of it.

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Downtown Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater: small stage, huge talent.

Posted on 07/14/14 No Comments

Photo by Jason Moore Photography, via http://www.redhatamphitheater.com/   There are a few requirements for making a city a “city.” One is affordable, safe housing options. Jobs, of course, are paramount. And once those two things are in check, you need a reason to keep people around after they punch out. In Downtown Raleigh, the Red Hat […]

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New York Times travel section spends “36 Hours in Raleigh”

Posted on 03/07/14 No Comments

The New York Times spends 36 hours in Raleigh.

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Downtown Raleigh’s Hibernian Irish Pub Re-Opens

Posted on 03/03/14 No Comments

Image from facebook.com/HibernianPub A year after a grease fire leveled a Downtown Raleigh pub responsible in part for the revitalization of the Glenwood South district — and in turn, all of the city’s urban core — it is once again serving frothy pints and hearty meals thick in Irish tradition. The Hibernian Pub had a soft […]

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Triangle To-Do: At the Krispy Kreme Challenge, it’s okay to eat and run.

Posted on 02/04/14 No Comments

Multiple good causes: “Empty paper cups and doughnut boxes that racers drop along the race route will be composted. Reusable coolers are used instead of disposable Styrofoam coolers. Any of the event’s 96,000+ doughnuts left uneaten will be donated or composted.” What started as a typically immature bet amongst a few college buddies is now […]

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With all this cold weather moving in, 2014 World Beer Festival gives us hope for spring

Posted on 01/30/14 No Comments

The 2014 World Beer Fest is coming to Raleigh in April.

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Ready for something completely different? The Found Footage Film Festival arrives at the Rialto

Posted on 01/27/14 No Comments

The above video is a great example of the kind of stuff you’ll see in the Found Footage Film Festival Raleigh’s Rialto Theatre on Glenwood Avenue, just a bit north of Downtown, is movie-geek headquarters for the Triangle. Cool before Glenwood South residents even whispered the word “revitalization,” the Rialto is home to the movies […]

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The Triangle’s condo comeback continues with St. Mary’s project

Posted on 10/10/13 No Comments

A new condo project Inside the Beltline should attract more residents to an already hot housing market.

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Triangle To-Do: Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, this weekend 9/27-28

Posted on 09/26/13 No Comments

The Wide Open Bluegrass Festival is being held this weekend, Friday, 9/27 and Saturday 9/28, in Downtown Raleigh.

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