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The North Hills Innovation District keeps growing and growing — seven retailers are joining the district in micro-retail spaces selling local artisan goods and experiences.
The peanut-shaped traffic circle is just one of many improvements potentially coming to Lake Wheeler Road. As a Complete Street, this road will cater to all transportation types, from foot to bus.
Visit Raleigh’s year-end Wake County Tourism Industry Report shows 2023 as the highest recorded year for tourism tax collections.
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Raleigh has been placed highly on multiple publications’ lists that rank it among the top cities in the US for real estate, local business, and more earning the City of Oaks national recognition.
The Downtown Raleigh Alliance released a set of major recommendations with the City of Raleigh to revitalize downtown as part of downtown’s economic development strategy, starting with Fayetteville Street.
Raleigh has seen its fair share of restaurant closures and subsequent takeovers. Here are closed Raleigh businesses our readers still dream about + what’s happened to their spaces.
To help make your entire process at RDU as smooth as possible, we’ve created a guide that covers everything from gates and parking to details on the airport’s 48 nonstop routes.
This February, you’ll have an extra 24 hours to spend in the City of Oaks thanks to leap day. Let us know: How would you plan to spend these 24 hours in Raleigh?
We asked artificial intelligence-powered bot ChatGPT what what AI has to say about Raleigh, and it came up with some interesting results. Read what AI has to say about the City of Oaks — or maybe a new, AI-generated nickname.
Taylor White, a multidisciplinary Raleigh artist, is turning a portion of her family owned Boylan Heights property into The Yard, a bar, cafe, and off-leash dog park.
Don’t let the cold get you down — we’ve put together a list of over 50 Raleigh concerts happening before the summer heat hits. Pick from your fave genre or try a new show.
The Trophy Brewing-owned bottle + sandwich shop is packing its bags and heading to West Morgan Street near the brewery’s pizza-slinging flagship. State of Beer + The Bend Bar will open in 2024.
The old Raleigh Police Department headquarters is being replaced with a new city hall called East Civic Tower, where city staff will be consolidated under one roof.
Cast your vote on your favorite 2023 photos submitted by readers for RALtoday’s Picture of the Year contest.
The City of Oaks is preparing for a jam-packed year. There are plenty more, but we’ve compiled 24 of the biggest Raleigh events to attend this year — don’t miss them.
Mark these important dates on your calendar and familiarize yourself with voting guidelines for the 2024 primary election.
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See how two Wake County Magnet Schools are teaching RAL kids to be global leaders + proficient bilingual speakers.
Find a volunteer opportunity during Activate Good’s annual Dignity Week from Friday, Jan. 12 to Saturday, Jan. 20 and beyond to help better our community.
Wake County Animal Center’s New Year, New Me, New Pet program encourages folks to adopt a pet in the new year with reduced adoption fees.
We’re commemorating 2023 the best way we know how — highlighting local photos through our RALtoday Picture of the Year contest.
From sporting events and accolades to new bar openings, here is what local news RALtoday missed — from Dec. 22, 2023 to Jan. 1, 2024 — while we were busy celebrating the new year.
As we ease into 2024, your City Editors want to ring in the new year by sharing our Raleigh-based new year’s resolutions.
The streetscape of Raleigh came to be because of a man named William Christmas. Christmas was tasked with creating a plan for what would become the capital of NC in 1792.
As of Dec. 15, the NC State women’s basketball squad is undefeated with a 10-0 record. Here’s names to know before watching the rest of the 2023-24 season.
We asked, and you delivered. Read how two Hallmark holiday movie characters would fall in love in the City of Oaks and who our readers cast.
Gov. Roy Cooper and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg celebrate the Raleigh to Richmond passenger rail’s record-breaking investment at Raleigh Union Station.
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Raleigh hasn’t been the filming location for a Hallmark holiday movie — yet. We’re asking our readers to brainstorm locations + plots for a potential future movie filmed in the festive City of Oaks.
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