The Raleigh Report
Posted by Colin Campbell on February 24, 2014
Food Lion is joining a number of small businesses in opposing new window sign restrictions that Raleigh leaders are considering.
In response to a controversial electronic sign on Glenwood Avenue, city officials are considering regulating signs inside storefront windows the same way they would with outdoor signs. A city planning study determined that 24.1 percent of businesses would likely be in violation of the new rules.
If the Raleigh City Council approves the new rules, businesses would have three months to take down temporary signs. But non-temporary signs like the electronic one in Glenwood South would be grandfathered for five years because they represent a costly investment.
Posted by Colin Campbell on February 20, 2014
Raleigh Housing Authority director Steve Beam wasn't the first developer to pick a unique theme for neighborhood streets. Wake County neighborhoods pay tribute to Harry Potter, Arthurian legends and literary greats.
Posted by Colin Campbell on February 17, 2014
It might be little consolation to anyone who spent four hours in snowy gridlock last week, but Raleigh’s traffic jam could have been worse.
Posted by Colin Campbell on February 16, 2014
The Raleigh Housing Authority is considering again renaming the streets in its Walnut Terrace development, replacing the names of obscure magicians with black educators and other notables figures in the neighborhood’s history.
Posted by Colin Campbell on February 10, 2014
Just weeks after records of comp time at the Raleigh Housing Authority prompted the agency’s board to curb the practice, city attorneys are refusing to release the same information for top employees in Raleigh City Hall.
Posted by Colin Campbell on February 7, 2014
Looks like Raleigh Planning Director Mitchell Silver won't be leaving to head the planning department in New York City.
Posted by Colin Campbell on January 28, 2014
The Raleigh Housing Authority got a mention on the floor of the U.S. Senate Tuesday.