downtown

Local restaurants need our support more than ever. The pandemic has impacted many downtown businesses, including our favorite places to eat. But kitchens are open for you to enjoy your favorite meals while supporting local businesses. Get takeout to enjoy at home or on a picnic. You can also eat outdoors in downtown so make […]

Indulge your palate during the Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week—a week long dining extravaganza showcasing the culinary talent in the heart of the capital city! 1.  Devour decadent three-course prix fixe dinners for either $20 or $30, depending on the venue (tax and tip not included). Reservations are strongly recommended for dinner. 2.  Grab $5 or $10 lunch specials.  […]

Enjoy a free, fun night out in Cary’s Downtown Park with your significant other, a group of friends, or just fly solo this Wednesday, July 10th from 7-9pm. Each Park After Dark features unique food from local vendors and entertainment! Long before Al Strong chose the trumpet, his grandparents laid the musical foundation in their […]

Get ready for what will soon be know as “Downtown South,” a 55-acre, $1.9 billion entertainment district in downtown Raleigh. According to ABC11, the proposal includes, “1,200 hotel rooms, 1.6 million square feet of office space and 125,000 square feet of retail and service space” along with a 20,000 seat open-air soccer stadium. Look forward […]

Downtown Raleigh Alliance and Artsplosure are calling artists to submit proposals for an effort to bring life to vacant storefronts in downtown. This project, titled ARTivate Downtown aims to bring new energy to downtown’s pedestrian experience and create another avenue for creativity in our downtown community. Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) is committed to encouraging and […]

A huge fire in downtown Raleigh late last night is still smoldering this morning. Firefighters are still on the scene keeping hot spots under control. The Metropolitan apartment building was under construction at the time, located near the corner of Harrington and Jones Street caught fire around 10pm. One firefighter was injured by falling glass […]

Raleigh’s Independence Day celebration kicks off at noon and goes non-stop until 11 p.m. as Downtown celebrates American freedom with 20 bands playing three stages, fun-for-all events, art for sale, fabulous food for sale, eating contests ending in fireworks – in other words it’s The ‘Works July 4th! Mayor Nancy McFarlane expressed the City’s hearty […]

As of today, new parking rates will be effective in the “purple zone” in Downtown Raleigh. The rate increase was included as part of the City’s 2013-14 Fiscal year budget. The hourly rate in this zone will increase from $1 per hour to $1.25 for on-street parking. Also, the rate for 15-minute spaces will increase […]

This is a great time to try a new restaurant because Downtown Raleigh Restaurant week is back! This week-long celebration of culinary excellence in downtown Raleigh kicks off Monday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 24. More than 30 restaurants will be offering prix fixe menus for dinner. Participating restaurants include a variety cuisines such as […]

A prime location, high end amenities, and a rooftop pool with a view. West in downtown Raleigh is a 17 story luxury highrise with 170 condos – and 36 of those could soon be sold to the highest bidder. “The great thing about the market is we’re bringing the market to the seller. As opposed […]

VIA: WTVD.COM Use of downtown Raleigh’s free WiFi network, “You R Connected,” has increased by 90 percent since the winter months, according to the Downtown Raleigh Alliance. This city service, launched last October, is intended for casual use in outdoor public spaces such as City Plaza, Moore Square, Nash Square and Fayetteville Street. Trends show […]