Cleanup Moves Forward in Raleigh Cemeteries Devastated by April’s Tornado

November, 09, 2011
Cleanup Moves Forward in Raleigh Cemeteries Devastated by April’s Tornado

The historic cemeteries hit hardest by April’s tornado will finally be cleaned up.

Raleigh Officially Runs its Own Food Trucks Out of Town

September, 01, 2011
Raleigh Officially Runs its Own Food Trucks Out of Town

After over one year of debates, Raleigh has officially decided that it hates food trucks and wants them out of town. R.I.P. Food Trucks.

Raleigh Candidates Announced for Oct. 11 Race

August, 12, 2011
Raleigh Candidates Announced for Oct. 11 Race

Candidates have been announced for mayor, city council, and board of education.

Food Truck Talks Continue

July, 26, 2011
Food Truck Talks Continue

Like debt-ceiling talks, but with bigger risk to our city’s economic future.

Food Trucks Could Get Approval by Raleigh City Council Tuesday

July, 18, 2011
Food Trucks Could Get Approval by Raleigh City Council Tuesday

Raleigh food trucks finally see a light at the end of a long legislative tunnel.

Expert Water Panel Concludes We Need to Pay More for Safe Services

June, 24, 2011

Given growth projections, reports show that demand for water will exceed supply.  This really concerns WakeUP Wake County, so we’ve been strong advocates for conservation and efficiency programs.

Expect to Pay More for Water in the Future

May, 13, 2011

We cannot escape the fact that future water demand will tax our current supply and infrastructure, and meeting that demand will require higher rates and fees.

Raleigh City Council Bans Drinking Coffee in Public Spaces

April, 01, 2011
Raleigh City Council Bans Drinking Coffee in Public Spaces

Don’t take your coffee mug anywhere near City Plaza.

Step into the Van with Klausie’s Pizza

March, 14, 2011
Step into the Van with Klausie’s Pizza

Mike Stenke was kind enough to allow me to sit in on the truck for a Saturday night at Fullsteam Brewery to see how his pizza is made.

Raleigh to Ban Smoking in City Owned Public Space

January, 18, 2011
Raleigh to Ban Smoking in City Owned Public Space

The City of Raleigh will take up an ordinance to ban smoking in public places in February.

FMW Real Estate’s Hillsborough Morgan Development Controversy

October, 25, 2010
FMW Real Estate’s Hillsborough Morgan Development Controversy

The behemoth development will bring major change to west downtown; are our own development guides even being applied?

Raleigh Municipal Building: Should It Be Demolished?

May, 19, 2010
Raleigh Municipal Building: Should It Be Demolished?

We’ve heard a lot about the decisions surrounding construction. What about the decision of demolition?

The Crowder, Gaylord, Stephenson Memo on Clarence E Lightner Public Safety Center

February, 05, 2010
The Crowder, Gaylord, Stephenson Memo on Clarence E Lightner Public Safety Center

The text of the Feb 2nd memo on the Lightner Center delivered by Councilors Stephenson, Crowder and Gaylord to the City Manager and Council.

Downtown Raleigh Amphitheater Could Open by May

January, 19, 2010
Downtown Raleigh Amphitheater Could Open by May

Today at the Raleigh City Council meeting, a few big votes happened including a full-on approval of the Live Nation promoted Downtown Amphitheater.

Clarence Lightner Public Safety Center Renderings and Council Vote

December, 22, 2009
Clarence Lightner Public Safety Center Renderings and Council Vote

One of the first orders of business for the Raleigh City Council in the new year is a huge vote on the Clarence Lightner Public Safety Center.

Deal Reached on Downtown Concert Amphitheater, Passes Council

December, 01, 2009
Deal Reached on Downtown Concert Amphitheater, Passes Council

One day we will have an amphitheater in downtown.

Downtown Raleigh Free Wifi to be Down Thanksgiving Weekend

November, 20, 2009
Downtown Raleigh Free Wifi to be Down Thanksgiving Weekend

You’ll Wireless-less in the downtown core for a few days next week.

Raleigh-Cary Ranks as 6th Most Dangerous Metro for Pedestrians

November, 09, 2009
Raleigh-Cary Ranks as 6th Most Dangerous Metro for Pedestrians

Look both ways before crossing.

Bike Ride to Show Council Support for Hillsborough Bike Lanes

November, 02, 2009
Bike Ride to Show Council Support for Hillsborough Bike Lanes

Tomorrow the council reconsiders bike lanes on Hillsborough Street.

Raleigh Council Candidates Meet for Open Forum

September, 11, 2009
Raleigh Council Candidates Meet for Open Forum

Growth was on everyone’s mind at the Raleigh City Council candidate forum last night. Whether it was planning for new school construction, mass transit systems or water conservation – all agreed next year’s city council will have a lot on their plate. Hosted by WakeUp Wake County and the League of Women Voters, candidates gave their stump speeches while fielding questions from audience members.

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