Upcoming Events

Mar
10
Tue
6:00 pm Globe trotters (Old World) @ Catering Works, Inc
Globe trotters (Old World) @ Catering Works, Inc
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Globe trotters (Old World) @ Catering Works, Inc | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Chicken with Tarragon Pistachio Pesto Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes Fennel and Celery Slaw Salad This class features some old world style wines with eclectic flair to pair with these dishes, Certified Wine Educator Dean Michaels presents.
Mar
16
Mon
2:00 pm MRA Board of Directors Meeting @... @ K&L Gates LLP
MRA Board of Directors Meeting @... @ K&L Gates LLP
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
MRA Board of Directors Meeting @ K&L Gates Offices @ K&L Gates LLP | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
This is a regularly scheduled Board meeting.  The Board of Directors meetings are open; if any members would like to attend please email us.
6:00 pm Foundations – Fun with Fish @ Catering Works, Inc
Foundations – Fun with Fish @ Catering Works, Inc
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Foundations - Fun with Fish @ Catering Works, Inc | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Fun with Fish!  We’ll feature some different fish and cooking methods. Roasted Salmon with Shallot Grapefruit Sauce Grilled Mahi Mahi with Spanish Pepper Sauce Grilled Tuna with Wasabi Butter Poached Flounder with Mushroom Cream
Mar
18
Wed
4:00 pm Beyond the Classroom: Building B... @ Carroll Magnet Middle School
Beyond the Classroom: Building B... @ Carroll Magnet Middle School
Mar 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Beyond the Classroom: Building Business Partnerships for a Stronger Midtown @ Carroll Magnet Middle School | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
 Employers today need only look into their neighborhood school classrooms to see the faces of their future employees. So what are our classrooms doing to prepare these future entreprenuers? You would be amazed …. Join Midtown businesses and school representatives to learn about the innovative partnership that already exist, magnet programs, grants and other amazing things happening with kids in our own backyard. Learn about each school’s unique offerings and opportunities for businesses to collaborate with schools and vice versa.
Mar
24
Tue
6:00 pm Foundations – Brunch Ideas @ Catering Works, Inc
Foundations – Brunch Ideas @ Catering Works, Inc
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Foundations - Brunch Ideas @ Catering Works, Inc | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
A unique brunch menu is presented! Breakfast Turnovers Oatmeal, Sunflower, and Coconut Pancakes Raspberry Jam Crostata  

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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

Raleigh: Thriving, Developing, Prospering

Four American cities are among the world’s 50 leading economic growth areas and Raleigh is one of them. Raleigh’s job growth powers ranked 41st globally in the Brookings Institution’s new report as part of the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project with JPMorgan Chase.

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

  • Plan Unveiled

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    Consultants Unveil Six Forks Plan to 120+

    On ThursdayJanuary 29th hosted by First Citizens Banks, City Staff and Design Consultants from Design Workshop and StanTec presented their Draft Six Forks Corridor plan to a group of over 120 citizen and businesses leaders from the community. The plan incorporates a vision to enhance the corridor to define a unique sense of place with fluidity of movement, environmental sensitivity, and connectivity for residents, workers, students and visitors using transportation modes of all types including cars, bikes, pedestrian and public transit.

  • Executive Chef Ben Harris Joins Midtown Grille

    Following an extensive four-month long search, Midtown Grille has hired an experienced Executive Chef, who has created a new menu that combines the classic flavors of New American and Southern cuisine with new fusion techniques and styles for all palettes. RALIEGH, NC (January 19, 2015) – General Manager of Midtown Grille at North Hills, Max Trujillo, announced today that Executive Chef Ben Harris has officially joined the team. A Raleigh native, Harris returns to the area after nearly a decade