Archive for June, 2011
Have you ever noticed anyone in a bad mood on the Greenway? Neither have I. It’s just miles of smiles! So I’m always excited when I hear of plans to increase those miles…
This week, I attended the lunch time forum at the Urban Design Center to get an update on the latest plans for Raleigh’s greenway grid. As a Downtown resident, I’m particularly interested in any new routes that make it possible for me to enjoy the Greenways without having to get in my car first.
As background to those new to the Greenway, I posted a Greenway Guide a year ago that included a detailed map of the only Greenway connection into Downtown Raleigh from the south, which links up with the Walnut Creek and Rocky Branch Greenways.…[ Read More → ]
Last fall, I found myself in a position of growing my art studio from the lone space I had enjoyed in an apartment building on Glenwood Ave to establishing a presence in a creative community. It was important to me to feel at home in an environment that would appreciate the knowing I had that art was a language of the spirit. It was not just about outcome, but process, as well. Awake at 3:00 in the morning, I got out of bed to look up the link for The Carter Building. What I read there about the creative community inhabiting a building that dated back in the Carter family to the 1920s, lured me to bring my husband with me to tour the space the following day.…[ Read More → ]