A hundred years ago, the area we now call Cary was dotted with small villages. One of those was called Carpenter.
About Hal Goodtree
Hal Goodtree is the Publisher of CaryCitizen.
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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.
Cary, NC – Readers of Go Local have asked us to mention Circus and now is as good a time as any. Circus has an old time, down-home charm you just won’t find in out-parcel chain restaurants.
It’s been three months since we launched CaryCitizen and now seems like a good time to share some info about where we’ve been and where we are going. STATS To date, CaryCitizen has had over 20,000 page views. We have hundreds of email subscribers and fans on Facebook. We’ve been listed as an official news […]