New Raleigh: Best of 2012

December, 03, 2012

New Raleigh will highlight some of our favorite 2012 local music, new restaurants that opened this year, retail and other social and cultural stories that made the year another great one in the Raleigh area.

Raleigh Denim Changes Name to Raleigh, Photos of New NYC Retail Store

September, 14, 2012

Raleigh Denim will go by a new name but still create the same great products. The crew opened their new Manhattan shop and made waves at New York Fashion Week recently.

Overheard: Obama Name Drops Raleigh in the State of the Union Address

January, 24, 2012

Raleigh got a nice shoutout in the State of the Union address tonight by President Barack Obama. Speaking about jobs and General Motors returning as the number #1 automaker in the world, Obama dropped Raleigh into the mix of cities where jobs could get a push.

Raleigh as Post Recession Boom Town?

July, 12, 2011
Raleigh as Post Recession Boom Town?

According to Forbes magazine, we’re headed for a big boom in the near future.

Wake Likely to Oust Mecklenburg as NC’s Most Populous County

July, 20, 2010
Wake Likely to Oust Mecklenburg as NC’s Most Populous County

Finally bringing some literal context to those “Raleigh > Charlotte” stickers.

Q & A: Matt Pennachi of the Cinema Overdrive Film Series

June, 01, 2010
Q & A: Matt Pennachi of the Cinema Overdrive Film Series

The co-founder of the local cult and exploitation film series talks with New Raleigh

Theatre in the Park Announces New Season

May, 21, 2010
Theatre in the Park Announces New Season

Marilyn Manson sighting rumors to start in the near future.

Raleigh Metro Area Among Top 50 Most Populated U.S. Cities

March, 28, 2010
Raleigh Metro Area Among Top 50 Most Populated U.S. Cities

Watch out, Salt Lake City. We’re gaining on you.

Riverkeeper Film Festival This Weekend

January, 22, 2010
Riverkeeper Film Festival This Weekend

The 6th annual Riverkeeper® Film Festival is set to hit the Triangle this weekend, with events taking place in both Durham and Raleigh.

Raleigh > Detroit

December, 11, 2009

In 1959 Detroit was a bustling manufacturing center with abundant jobs that paid wages that made the American Dream a reality.  North Carolina was the second poorest in the nation, and tobacco, textiles and furniture were about the only industries we had to speak of.