Upcoming Events

3:38 pm Special Elections Board of Direc... @ K&L Gates Conference Room
Special Elections Board of Direc... @ K&L Gates Conference Room
Oct 7 @ 3:38 pm – 4:38 pm
This is an MRA official business meeting where the sole agenda item is the election of Officers and Directors. All Directors and nominees are expected to attend. Please contact staff at 919.606.6068 if you are unable to be there.
11:30 am MRA Annual Member Celebration & ... @ Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
MRA Annual Member Celebration & ... @ Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Oct 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Carla Parker-Holis Chairperson of the MRA along with all the MRA Officers, invite you to join us for our 2014 Annual Member Celebration and Midtown Hero Awards. This is the largest and most inclusive of our MRA events, so please plan to join us. Members and their guests will be treated to comments from NC Secretary of Transportation Tony Tata, as well as Loren Gold, Executive Vice President of the Greater Raleigh Covnention & Visitors Bureau. Additionally we’ll be recapping a
5:30 pm Beer Pairing Social @ Midtown Grille
Beer Pairing Social @ Midtown Grille
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Beer Pairing Social @ Midtown Grille | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Be treated to several local raleigh beer samples and then help the Midtown Grille decide which beer should be on their next tap handle. Sommelier Max Trujillo will pair the different beer styles with delicious appetizers to enhance the experience. Then we need your vote!  

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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.


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.


  • Health Selections Abound in Summer


    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


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    Feeling Fit? Mark your calendar for September 28th and join your fellow Midtowners from 1 – 5pm for the 100-minute Get Moving Midtown Challenge! Participants completing the whole 100 minutes will recieve the event t-shirt plus will be entered to win our Grand Prize. The Challenge will be conducted by 5 instructors from Midtown area fitness studio instructors – each for 20 minutes. Other activities include health screenings conducted by Duke Raleigh Hospital Health & Wellness Center, Healthy meal preparation