Triangle http://wunc.org en Triangle Economic Outlook Continues To Shine In 2014 http://wunc.org/post/triangle-economic-outlook-continues-shine-2014 <p></p><p></p><p>The Economic Outlook for the Triangle continues to outpace the rest of the state.</p><p>The combined jobless rate for the Raleigh-Durham-Cary statistical area is 5.5 percent, according to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.&nbsp; (By comparison, one year ago, the unemployment rate was almost two points higher. )</p><p>Here's the breakdown from N.C. State Economist Mike Walden. He expects final numbers will show the following:</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:38:31 +0000 Leoneda Inge 28650 at http://wunc.org Triangle Economic Outlook Continues To Shine In 2014 The Era of Design in North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/era-design-north-carolina <p><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;background:none repeat scroll 0% 0% white">In some ways, <a href="http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/staff/mrenda/index.php">Molly Renda</a> is an invisible artist. But it is likely you have seen her work. Renda is a graphic designer whose art appears all over the Triangle in magazine covers, logos and books. </span></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:36:55 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 22971 at http://wunc.org The Era of Design in North Carolina Google Glass Comes To The Triangle http://wunc.org/post/google-glass-comes-triangle <p>The new supercomputer headgear <a href="http://www.google.com/glass/start/">Google Glass</a> might seem like technology from the future, but in North Carolina there have already been sightings. At least three Google Glass users have made their way through the Triangle recently, and they left behind a trail of media documenting their experiences.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:10:07 +0000 Laura Candler 19458 at http://wunc.org Google Glass Comes To The Triangle Keeping the Triangle "Livable" http://wunc.org/post/keeping-triangle-livable <p>A leading Smart Growth advocate is visiting the Triangle today to speak on lessons in “Livability” for the 21st Century.&nbsp; Democratic Congressman Earl Blumenauer of Portland says he’s impressed with urban revitalization projects like the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham.&nbsp; But he says planners and politicians are running out of time if they want to develop mass transit to maintain the Triangle’s current quality of life.<br> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 3430 at http://wunc.org