Upcoming Events

Nov
5
Wed
5:30 pm This Vote Counts – Beer Pairing ... @ Midtown Grille
This Vote Counts – Beer Pairing ... @ Midtown Grille
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
This Vote Counts - Beer Pairing Social @ Midtown Grille | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
Elections will be over – but you have one more importation vote to cast! MRA members will 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!  
Nov
13
Thu
6:00 pm Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic – Tai... @ Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic – Tai... @ Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tai Chi for Better Joint Health Join the Arthritis Foundation and CORE for a FREE evening of information and practice of Tai Chi.  Learn how Tai Chi improves health and the basic exercises that are taught in the Tai Chi for Arthritis Program.  

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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