Archive for November, 2011
Just a little over a month ago we counted up 1,354 apartment units planned on the west end of Downtown, including 550 units in Glenwood South. Read about it here.
This area remains HOT for development, and despite a tight credit market new apartment buildings are getting the green light from banks.
This new surge in Downtown residents is welcomed by all!
The DLA held their mixer at The Downtown Sports Bar and Grill this week. Lots of members showed up to enjoy a free drink, food, and participated in a raffle to win a 32″ LCD TV. Plans for the next mixer are still in the works but expect it to be in January of the new year.
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Okay, so we love the R-Line for getting around the downtown core, but what if we want to do some real shopping or go to the airport?
Like other downtown residents, you like to avoid getting in your car when you can, so maybe you’ve already considered taking the bus somewhere. But you may assume it isn’t practical or worry you might not get where you want to go on time.
Well, if you were one of the DLA members who attended our transit event two weeks ago, you learned just how easy it is to take the bus. For those who missed our event, here’s the good news.…[ Read More → ]
The Raleigh Winterfest returns to Downtown Raleigh on December 3rd, transforming City Plaza into a winter escape. And while the ice skating rink serves as the centerpiece for Raleigh Winterfest, the two-month celebration also includes carriage rides, sledding ramps and performances by local musicians and dancers.
An estimated 15,000 people visited last year’s Winterfest, and it takes a lot of volunteers to make it work.
Ready to volunteer and earn some free skate passes? Sign up on line
Here’s the schedule and shifts …
Raleigh Holiday Parade, Nov 19
When: Saturday, November 19
Tasks: Handing out Winterfest flyers during the parade – meet at the DRA office (120 S.