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It has been 295 days since Raleigh City Council discontinued Citizens Advisory Councils with no replacement. Read More

Stick to the Plan — Raleigh’s Comprehensive Plan

Raleigh’s Comprehensive Plan makes a clear commitment to sustainability and focuses on the “interdependent relationships of environmental stewardship, economic strength and social integrity.” It emphasizes the provision of economic and housing opportunities for all segments of the population in all areas of…

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City Council votes 7 to 1 to destroy Azalea Falls.

At the October 6 Raleigh City Council afternoon meeting, David Knight led a spurious, yet successful effort to destroy Azalea Falls, one of Raleigh’s designated National Historic sites.  As usual, the development-driven Council majority voted 7 to 1 (David Cox being the…

Save Raleigh’s Azalea Falls

(This is the full version of the abbreviated op-ed published in the News and Observer on October 2, 2020 ) Azalea Falls in West Raleigh Azalea Falls is a hidden Raleigh gem that has recently been designated by the NC Department of Natural…