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The Pfizer vaccine is approved for emergency use for 12-15-year-old children now. [WUNC]
 
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What to know about the western bus rapid transit line

The future of transit in Raleigh includes faster, more efficient bus service, bus rapid transit. These corridors will go east, west, south and north.

The western corridor would connect Downtown Raleigh and Downtown Cary, with stops by Boylan Heights, Pullen and Dix parks, NC State, Historic Method and dense job centers.

This final report is up for public input -- here's the tl;dr version of the 175-page document. [RaleighConvergence.com

💬 Planners are looking for your input by June 14. Next, the plan goes to the planning commission and city council for reviews.

🚍 A Q&A for the east corridor, the route going down New Bern Avenue, is at 6 p.m. today. Virtual. [info]
Briefly, 

A new cidery, Shady Grove Cider, will be a part of East End Market, a new development in Five Points. The cidery will focus on dry, tart ciders made from NC apples and plans to open in March 2022. [News & Observer]

More music returns: Red Hat Amphitheater announced shows are returning to the outdoor venue this month with the Amped Up Music Series. Shows begin May 27 and the current schedule runs Thursday nights through July 1. Tickets are expected to go on sale this week.

The Ritz announced its first big show, Steve Aoki, for June 5. Lincoln Theatre and The Pour House already resumed shows. 

Reminder: Building sustainability virtual event: The City of Raleigh is continuing its conversations around the Community Climate Action Plan [overview], this time focusing on buildings. 12 p.m. today. [register]

What do you want to see in Downtown Raleigh? Participate in a community survey or sign up for listening sessions happening this week by Innovate Raleigh. [info] 🌇

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