Guy Noir needed a raincoat Saturday night as Garrison Keillor brought A Prairie Home Companion to Booth Amphitheatre. The sky drizzled all evening with umbrellas periodically opening and closing across the great lawn like a field full of moths. But the weather couldn’t dampen the fun for the packed house, there to hear Keillor’s witty and nostalgic show.
About Hal Goodtree
Hal Goodtree is the Publisher of CaryCitizen.
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There are so many interesting places to shop, eat and do things in Cary. As far as small shopping centers, Lochmere Pavilion is one of the most charming.
Cary, NC – Lots happening this weekend in Cary with multiple art openings and receptions on Friday, July 30, 2010.
Story and photos by Hal Goodtree Cary, NC – Driving around town, it’s easy to see what’s going on in our gardens this month: baking heat. But several types of low-moisture plants love the hot, dry weather and make a nice addition to the summer garden. Sedum, the King of Succulents Succulents are plants that […]
A hundred years ago, the area we now call Cary was dotted with small villages. One of those was called Carpenter.
Cary, NC – Traditional media has a saying: “If it bleeds, it leads.” Old newspaper hands scoff at the idea that positive news is a viable business model. Well, I’ve got 100,000 page views that say they’re wrong.
When it comes to small town charm, you can’t beat Ashworth Drugs. With a soda fountain, lunch counter and a traditional standard of personal service, it’s like a step back to a friendlier, bygone era.
Cary, NC – When it comes to comfort food, Brigs can’t be beat. It’s a neighborhood classic at the corner of High House and Maynard in the Kroger (Maynard Crossing) shopping plaza. Think of Brigs as a gourmet/diner, if that’s not a contradiction in terms. At Brigs, it’s not.
Morrisville, NC – This is not history or even fiction. This is fact, as remembered by a participant, Cary’s own Andy Dawson. The time is 1941. War is rolling across Europe, but the U.S. is still on the sidelines.
Jerry Miller didn’t start out to be an artist, it just turned out that way. But his pen and ink drawings of town history lay a fair claim to making him the Artist Laureate of Cary.