Police block off two lanes of Tryon Rd. due to high water, cars continue to negotiate the center lanes.

Oak City Portraits: Matthew Visits Raleigh

Inspired by the heavy, prolonged rainfall brought on by Hurricane Matthew on Saturday, Record photographer Karen Tam grabbed her camera and captured the following shots of the storm.

Slide the City offered fun for all ages

Oak City Portraits: Slide the City II

Record editor James Borden was out at Slide the City this weekend, and all he got you was this lousy photo gallery. Oh, and this Periscope video, below. As a bonus, we’ve also included the Periscope video from Sunday’s Food Truck Rodeo, held on Fayetteville Street.


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After graduating from East Carolina University, Marissa Zimmet moved to Raleigh for an internship with the Carolina Hurricanes. She decided to spend her evening reading in the Raleigh Rose Garden.


Oak City Portraits: Brentwood Rocks

On Saturday, May 21 the Brentwood community in North Raleigh held the first annual “Brentwood Rocks” event where neighbors of all ages got together to paint rocks for a planned Rock Garden in Brentwood Park.

There was quite a line for the porta-pottys.

Oak City Portraits: Brewgaloo

North Carolina’s largest craft beer festival Brewgaloo drew thousands of thirsty festival-goers to the streets of Downtown Raleigh this weekend. The Record even managed to get in on some of the fun by having people write down their favorite things about Raleigh on signs we hung in our tent.


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Blue Green Construction was issued permits back in October for a single-family home at 301 Wade Avenue, located right at the split between Wade and West Streets and next to the railroad bridge.