Last week, we wrote about La Farm opening its new downtown bakery on Chatham Street and the thought process behind Lionel and Missy Vatinet’s decision to move and expand. Earlier this week, CaryCitizen got to join newspapers and television stations from around the Triangle to tour the bakery and get a closer look at the bread it creates.
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Every year, a handful of students across North Carolina are selected for the North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship to provide much needed medical care to low-income and underserved communities. And one of those students is a Cary resident, who will be getting healthcare to those who would otherwise not get it.
Cary’s population may reach 170,000 by the end of the decade as more people move in. And a new study may have a clue as to why, with Cary ranking as the fourth best place for first-time home buyers.
Cary is growing fast and that growth can be mostly clearly seen in its downtown. To give residents another update and to respond to questions, Downtown Development Manager Ted Boyd outlined what is new and what is on the horizon in Downtown Cary.
For many years, WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary has been the home of the Carolina RailHawks and now North Carolina FC. Now the team has revealed the location for a new, larger stadium to be built in conjunction with their MLS franchise bid.
We are all connected to the ecosystems of the world but it can be hard to learn all of this biology. But four students from Cary spent the past five years developing an engaging and interactive game to help people learn about the ecosystems in coral reefs.
The possibility of Wegmans coming to Cary has excited residents for more than a year now. While two potential stores have been bandied, the Cary Town Council has given its first sign of support to one of these grocers.
La Farm Bakery has been a Cary institution since 1999 and it now has a second location as the doors are open to its new bakery in Downtown Cary.
While Cary and Wake County are some of the best places to live in the entire country, there are still many people who are food insecure. And over the Summer, the Downtown Cary Farmers’ Market is working on programs to help get more food to the people who need it.
As Downtown Cary grows, residents and visitors have more options for their shopping. And with Pro’s Epicurean Market and Café now open, those options have expanded to a gourmet European market with top quality meals included.