On Tuesday, the Raleigh City Council will consider a rezoning request that could transform downtown Raleigh’s warehouse district and, if approved, usher in a new phase of high-density development outside of the Fayetteville Street corridor.
The two-day Festival of the Eno drew some 20,000 people for its 36th annual event over the July 4th weekend. The festival is a fundraiser for Eno River Association, which has spent nearly five decades working to protect the river’s water quality by buying land and conservation easements along its banks and tributaries.
See sights and sounds from The Works, downtown Raleigh’s annual Independence Day Celebration, on July 4, 2015. Rain showers temporarily halted the festivities as visitors ran for shelter. Video by Casey Toth/newsobserver.com
After three years of construction, the Rolesville Bypass will open on July 17. The $24 million road will allow drivers to avoid U.S. 401. It could also attract commercial development to the fast-growing town in northeastern Wake County.
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