June 2017

On a Roll

Jun 12, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
The Raleigh bikeshare program just rolled one step closer to reality. Last month, potential vendors exhibited their bicycles on Fayetteville Street. The teams were there in person to field questions by the selection committee and […]
Garland in Raleigh

The Sound of Spices

Feb 6, 2017 Cameron Walker
Cheetie Kumar is fueled by twin passions: food and music. In a three-story building on Martin Street downtown, her dreams are stacked like a layer cake—basement-level bar Neptune’s Parlour, third-floor music venue Kings and, sandwiched […]
Reindeer with Santa's sleigh
November 2015

Raleigh Christmas Parade Facts

Oct 28, 2015 Annie Grant
The Raleigh Christmas Parade always takes place before Thanksgiving to kick off the shopping season—this year Nov. 21 at 9:40 a.m. in downtown Raleigh. You’ll want to get there a few hours ahead to get […]
Downtown Raleigh
September 2015

Downtown Affluence: What’s It Really Cost?

Aug 21, 2015 Christa Gala
Back in January, Bill King, planning and development manager for the Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA), took inventory of his downtown storefronts and realized retail shops needed help staying downtown. (We’re talking soft goods—clothing, shoes, home […]