Archives: September 2012

Bloomberg Business week Raleigh can add another accolade to the list: “America’s Best City”

According to a new study by Bloomberg Business week Raleigh can add another accolade to the list: “America’s Best City”. Bloomberg spent months analyzing various metrics including: quality of life, restaurants, school scores, crime rates, park space, museums per capita, number of colleges, even pro sports teams, and came to the conclusion that Raleigh rises […]

Homebuilder confidence surges to 6-year high

Confidence among homebuilders rose this month to its highest level in six years and many expect the housing recovery to strengthen in the next six months.  The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index increased to 40, from 37 in August. That’s the highest reading since June 2006, just before the housing bubble […]

Are you a dog lover?

Are you a dog lover? If so, head over to North Hills East (next to Sparians bowling alley) for Midtown Barks and Recreation on Sunday September 23 from 3-7pm. Presented by Midtown Raleigh Alliance and Woof Gang Bakery, Barks and Recreation is a family-friendly  event raising money for the SPCA of Wake County. There will […]

WCPSS Student Assignment Proposal

On September 18th, the Wake County Public School System will hear a presentation on the proposed WCPSS student assignment plan for the 2013-14 school year. This proposal was created in response to requests that the school board include base school assignments (meaning school assignments based on home address) in it’s placement policy. The new plan […]