Upcoming Events

Jun
15
Mon
1:00 pm MRA Executive Committee Meeting @ Duke Raleigh Hospital
MRA Executive Committee Meeting @ Duke Raleigh Hospital
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
MRA Executive Committee Meeting @ Duke Raleigh Hospital | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
This is a regularly scheduled Executive Committee meeting.  This is a closed meeting.
Jun
18
Thu
8:00 am Midtown: Reach Tall and Grow Deep @ First Citizens Center
Midtown: Reach Tall and Grow Deep @ First Citizens Center
Jun 18 @ 8:00 am – 9:45 am
Midtown: Reach Tall and Grow Deep @ First Citizens Center | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
The Midtown Raleigh Alliance invites you to join us for a morning of Real Estate Facts and Trends on June 18th from 8:00am – 9:30am at the First Citizens Corporate Conference Center, 4300 Six Forks Road. Hear from a panel of residential real estate experts from the Midtown Market that includes Nicole Petroff, Kane Residential; Kate Kenney, Coldwell Banker HPW; Anne Scruggs, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services YSU; Amy Butler, Fonville Morisey; and Phyllis Brookshire from Allen Tate.  Plus, get a commercial update
Jun
21
Sun
4:00 pm Midtown Bluegrass Series: The Ba... @ Midtown Park
Midtown Bluegrass Series: The Ba... @ Midtown Park
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Midtown Bluegrass Series: The Bankesters @ Midtown Park | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
The Bankesters are a fast rising group on the bluegrass and roots music scene. Sisters Emily, Alysha, and Melissa, joined by brother-in-law Kyle Triplett and parents Phil and Dorene, have grown from a family that simply enjoys playing music together into a serious band. On their first internationally distributed album, Love Has Wheels (Compass Records), they shine as vocalists, instrumentalists, and articulate songwriters. Youth programming begins at 4 p.m., and the concert begins at 5 p.m. Southern BBQ and craft
Jul
23
Thu
5:00 pm Networking Patio Party @ Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills
Networking Patio Party @ Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Networking Patio Party @ Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Join your fellow MRA members for a networking social at Hyatt House in North Hills on their beautiful patio on July 23rd. Enjoy delicious appetizers provided by Catering Works.  Your first two drinks are provided! Free for members, $10 for Member guests. RSVPs are required. Click green ‘tickets’ button to RSVP.
Aug
5
Wed
8:00 am ‘City Chatter’ Breakfast Briefin... @ Midtown Green Clubhouse
‘City Chatter’ Breakfast Briefin... @ Midtown Green Clubhouse
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
'City Chatter' Breakfast Briefing #2 @ Midtown Green Clubhouse | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
City Chatter provides members an opportunity to hear about the latest projects undertaken by the City of Raleigh and how we in Midtown will be affected. This is a great opportunity to learn the latest city news and enjoy a light bite in a lovely Midtown Community. This event is capped at 40, and members are allowed to bring one guest. The event is free for members but there is a $15 charge for each guest.  Breakfast provided.   August

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INTRODUCING…

City Chatter Series Continues!

Put August 5th on your calendar!
Midtown Raleigh Alliance introduces “City Chatter”, a quarterly breakfast briefing for 2015. City Chatter provides members an opportunity to hear about the latest projects undertaken by the City of Raleigh and how we in Midtown will be affected. This is a great opportunity to learn the latest city news and enjoy a lite bite in a lovely Midtown Community.

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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! Click here to view a few of the top issues we are working on.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS

  • WAKE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT UPDATE

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    APRIL UPDATE-
    Check out the businesses coming to Wake County, existing companies that are expanding, the latest city statistics and rankings in the Wake County Economic Development monthly update.

  • Raleigh is Serious About Economic Development

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    The 2015 Fiscal Year Budget approved by the Raleigh City Council on June 9 included several investments that will support Raleigh’s continued economic growth and development. One such change was providing funding to help support startup businesses locating in the Capital City. The program will focus on developing a partnership between the city and private organizations to support the businesses the city is actively seeking to grow, retain, and recruit.

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. Read more..

MEMBER NEWS

  • WALK: The Runway Series at North Hills

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    Fashion with Compassion to Benefit The Salvation Army of Wake County.

    North Hills is excited to partner with Models for Charity in WALK: The Runway Series at the Midtown Music Fest at Midtown Park on Sunday, June 7th.

  • Transit Groups Hammer Out Options

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    Today (April 8, 2015) the Wake County Transit Advisory Council met with Plan Development consultants to hear more data and make some big decisions. The consultants began the meeting with a review of the group’s previous positions supporting both the importance of ridership and coverage. Transit options were reviewed and data from a public survey shared with the group as well.  The consultants introduced a concept that could utilize existing rail, that was neither commuter rail nor light rail – namely Rail Rapid