Growing up in Cary, Owen Thomas has gone on to become an adjunct professor, a senior executive and part of civic groups across North Carolina. And now, Thomas is president of UNC-Pembroke’s Alumni Association Board of Directors.
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Cary, NC – In an age where marketing is all around us with the explosion in social media and mobile technology, one Cary business has found a way to reach people by focusing on the original form of media: storytelling.
The promise of pancakes, bacon and beer is a good incentive for someone to run a 5K. Knowing that 5K is going to help North Carolina’s uninsured is even better.
When most people think of French dining, they may picture a severe banquet hall or a packed metropolitan café. But at La Madeleine, opening in Cary this July, customers can get all of the food associated with French cuisine with a warm, inviting atmosphere.
With the explosion in North Carolina breweries in the past 5-10 years, on top of the microbrewing movement across the United States, there are more options than ever for beer lovers. And anyone looking to try these beers, from kegs to small batch bottles, should start their search at HighCraft Beer Market off of NC-55.
Cary, NC – Film is a rich art form with nuance and craft but talking about the finer point of a movie during a screening is rude and distracting to others. Not so with The Cary Theater’s “Frame-By-Frame” series, where classic films are shown, then paused at intervals for everyone to discuss.
As the town passes the one-year mark since construction began along Academy Street, work is now underway on the intersection of Academy and Chatham Street. This is set to be the final step in the process but there are still many long days ahead for crews in downtown Cary.
Cary, NC – Perhaps Cary’s most famous resident is Walter Hines Page, the son of town founder Frank Page. Walter was a journalist (Evening Standard), editor (Atlantic Monthly), publisher (Doubleday-Page) and Ambassador to Great Britain during WW I. In this first of three stories, we’ll look at the early years of Walter’s life.
Once a year, young lacrosse players from all over the country try out to see who has the most potential to go to the National Classic. And this year, one of the representatives for North Carolina is a middle schooler from Cary.
For years, the only French bakery in town was La Farm. Now, a new bakery with more than 10 years of history in the Triangle has relocated to Cary.