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The Next Economy | America 360

An Instagram Tour of Raleigh

photo of James Oliphant
September 17, 2013

With a diverse economy, temperate climate, and relatively low cost of living, Raleigh leads the nation in attracting young families to its metropolitan area. National Journal's James Oliphant drove down from Washington recently to see how the city is responding to the rapid growth of its under-18 population and whether it's been affected by the state's ongoing bitter political battles. In his spare time, he captured images from the visit on Instagram.

See more photos and track future city visits by following us on Instagram.

Local news station TK has embraced the use of electric cars.(James Oliphant)

A downtown Raleigh restaurant named after the legendary North Carolina State basketball coach Jim Valvano.(James Oliphant)

The American Tobacco entertainment district in nearby downtown Durham, converted from a factory of the former tobacco company.(James Oliphant)

 

A statue of a bull wearing Crash Davis' uniform, in a tribute to the film "Bull Durham."(James Oliphant)

A pop-up ice cream shop in downtown Raleigh seeks Kickstarter funding to stay open.(James Oliphant)

The corporate headquarters of Red Hat, an open-source software firm, looms over downtown Raleigh.(James Oliphant)

 

The famous Cooper's Barbecue on Davie Street, serving authentic North Carolina BBQ.(James Oliphant)

The state Farmers Market, located near the North Carolina State campus in Raleigh.(James Oliphant)

Fresh North Carolina-grown tomatoes at the state Farmers Market.(James Oliphant)

 

Wake County purchased the shuttered Garner Town Square 10 theater in 2012 to convert into a satellite campus for an overcrowded local high school.(James Oliphant)

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