Trudy Mackay’s office has on display a painting of a fruit fly, another one sculpted out of wire, and a magnified image of one with a leg laid across the bottom of its face, in a pose reminiscent of “The Thinker.”
The Raleigh City Council was clearly slow to comprehend its misstep on the number of bars allowed. Now it continues to mishandle the problem by a treatment regimen composed of superficial solutions including the vigorous early morning cleanup of bottles, cans and vomit from our public sidewalk. Once again, we are not attacking the disease.
VIDEO: Thousands took up the run-eat-run challenge Saturday for the 12th annual five-mile round trip Krispy Kreme Challenge race. The race began at the NC State University Bell Tower on Hillsborough Street, then to downtown Raleigh's Krispy Kreme store, eat a dozen Krispy Kremes and then one runs back. Many took up the challenge of doing this in under an hour but many more, often in costume ran for the fun and casual pace with friends and family.
VIDEO: Watch a timelapse as thousands of runners converge on the Krispy Kreme story on Person Street in Raleigh on Saturday morning, Feb. 6, 2016. The runners were participating in the 12th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge, a yearly charity race. Runners travel 2.5 miles to the Krispy Kreme store, eat a dozen doughnuts, and then run 2.5 miles back to the start.