Upcoming Events

Dec
3
Wed
5:30 pm Holiday Directors Dinner @ Mia Francesca Trattoria
Holiday Directors Dinner @ Mia Francesca Trattoria
Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Holiday Directors Dinner @ Mia Francesca Trattoria | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
The Board of Directors of the MRA are invited to attend our Holiday Director’s Appreciation Dinner on December 3rd at 5:30. Please contact trobbins@midtownraleighalliance.org for more information
Dec
8
Mon
6:00 pm Wake Transit Strategy Kick-off @ Raleigh Convention Center
Wake Transit Strategy Kick-off @ Raleigh Convention Center
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Wake Transit Strategy Kick-off @ Raleigh Convention Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
The Wake County Transit Strategy is a partnership that includes Wake County, Triangle Transit, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO), City of Raleigh, Town of Cary, Research Triangle Foundation, NC State University and Raleigh Durham Airport. The Wake County Transit Investment Strategy is a new effort that will have two major initiatives– public outreach and public education about the various trade-offs to be made when investing in transit. The process should take approximately seven months.
Jan
22
Thu
5:30 pm EMPOWER – Take Charge Social @ Empower Personalized Fitness
EMPOWER – Take Charge Social @ Empower Personalized Fitness
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
EMPOWER - Take Charge Social @ Empower Personalized Fitness | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
MRA members who are ready to take charge in 2015 for a more fit and powerful future, are invited to join your colleagues at EMPOWER Personalized Fitness for a fun contest, tour and snacks and cocktails.
Mar
3
Tue
5:30 pm Midtown Education Forum @ Carroll Magnet Middle School
Midtown Education Forum @ Carroll Magnet Middle School
Mar 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Midtown Education Forum @ Carroll Magnet Middle School | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
 Join Midtown businesses and school representatives to learn about the amazing things happening with our kids in our own backyard. Learn about each school’s unique offerings and opportunities for businesses to collaborate with schools and vice versa. Speakers will announced soon. If you are interested in sponsoring this one-of-a-kind event, please let us know by emailing trobbins@midtownraleighallinace.org.

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ADVOCACY

MRA Advocating for Midtown's Needs

The Midtown Raleigh Alliance takes the lead in advocating for our vibrant Midtown home. Issues of transportation, public safety, recreational access and overall quality of life are critical to keeping Midtown successful and appealing. We are committed to monitoring and advocating through the public processes to further Midtown’s success! Here are a few of the top issues we are working on.

STAYING VIBRANT

The Midtown Brand

The Midtown Raleigh Alliance is exploring a project with the City of Raleigh that would allow for Midtown to create its own unique look and feel, a ‘graphic identity’ if you will. Alliance staff has reached out to the City Planners at the Urban Design Center to look at the Downtown sign program and see if Midtown could create a way-finding sign program that would serve the purposes of both way finding and creating the sense of place that Midtowners feel exists here.

WHAT'S SHAKIN'

  • Health Selections Abound in Summer

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    By Lorin Laxton, Catering Works Co-Owner Summer is perhaps the best time of year to plan healthy menus and easily create delicious recipes that will be applauded by all.  The State Farmers’ market in Raleigh is a great place to start, you are certain to find great values, variety and fresh product, as well as support local farms.   Keeping recipes simple, with few ingredients and opting for fresh rather than pre-packaged will go a long way in maintaining a healthy

  • What is your Wellness Worth?

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    Do I Need to Hire a Personal Trainer? Written by Co-Owner and Founder Jessica Bottesch I bet many of you have found yourself contemplating this very same question.  Many of you have health goals that you haven’t successfully reached on your own, some of you don’t even know where to start, some can’t seem to find the time to fit exercise into your busy life schedule while others workout every day (but maybe you’re a little bored with your same-old