Development Beat

Today on the Development Beat, a quick look at some recently permitted renovations, including work at the Crabtree Marriott and an office building on Falls of Neuse.


Raleigh’s Besotted Past

A full-page ad that ran in the September 30 edition of the News & Observer kicked off a number of conversations on social media, several of which noted the historical importance of taverns and bars to the city of Raleigh.


Capital City Bikefest Photo Contest

The 11th annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest is being held in downtown Raleigh this weekend, and we've teamed up with the organizers to bring you another can't-miss photo competition!


Matt Tomasulo — At-Large

Matt Tomasulo is the Founder and Chief Civic Instigator behind Walk [Your City], an emerging civic platform to help cities put people first and embrace walkability through online tools that boost offline mobility. He is also a national winner of the Hines Urban Design Competition for innovative family oriented development strategies. He is currently running as a challenger for an at-large seat.

David Cox

David Cox — District B

David Cox is a computer scientist at ABB who volunteers with the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. He has long been an advocate for his neighborhood, and was at the forefront of a two-year struggle against a developer who wished to build a shopping center near his home. He is running as the challenger in District B.

Eugene Weeks

Eugene Weeks — District C

Eugene Weeks is a retired member of the United States Air Force who went on to work as an educator at Broughton High School from 1981-2000. Prior to joining the city council in 2010, Weeks was the Chairman of the City of Raleigh Human Relations Commission and chair of the city's Recreation, Parks and Greenways Commission. He is seeking re-election in District C.