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By now you surely know that Capitol Broadcasting Chairman Jim Goodmon gracefully rescinded his offer of $2.5M for an artistic public space on Raleigh’s new Fayetteville Street. The announcement is the latest in a string of disappointments regarding not only the project, but downtown Raleigh’s renaissance which, just one year ago, seemed to have unstoppable [...]
Former Hurricane Captain Keith Primeau will announce his retirement from hockey this week. Primeau was traded to Philadelphia after refusing to come to Raleigh and play for one gazillion per year. What on earth are we all going to chant now when the Flyers come to town? This makes me feel old, however. Not that [...]
The West At North is apparently growing before it’s even born. The condo project slated for the intersection of West and North Streets is now advertising 15 floors of units. This appears to be roughly three extra floors since the rendering of the building was painted. 9/12 addition: Here is more information (.pdf file)
Whether you feel that Raleigh’s "midtown" is the Crabtree area, the North Hills area, or that the moniker is absurd, there are a couple of interesting rumors floating around about the two areas, nevertheless. The much-discussed Soleil Center at Crabtree is shooting high, very high. We hear that the developers are beating the doors down [...]