Thanksgiving Moments and Family Portraits

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Is your family coming in from out of town? Want a picture? I’ll be taking bookings for informal family portraits and photography over the Thanksgiving weekend. Read more

Cary Marching Bands Make Their Mark

Story by Nancy Caggia and photos by Kevin LaWall. Above, Green Hope Band Director Brian Meyers leading band onto the field at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Cary, NC- Several area high school marching bands traveled to Indianapolis over the long weekend to compete in what has become an annual rite of passage. Cary High School advanced this weekend to the finals. Read more

Book Review: 27 Views of Chapel Hill

Book review by Matt Young. Photo by Robert St. Louis, 1943.

The passionate, even romantic love of Chapel Hill by those that grew up there, and by those that were educated there is befuddling to the uninitiated. I learned this a little bit first-hand in my daughter’s freshman year at UNC-CH when she helped me come to the realization that I could never again utter the apparently ignorant words…”Yes I root for UNC and Duke.” Read more

Cary Flickr Group: Autumn Slideshow

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – Crowdsourcing is a popular tool in the new journalism newsroom. Four years ago, I started the Cary NC Group on Flickr and it has proven a rich trove of images about the town. Read more

Photography: Magic Hour

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree. First published on FotoHal.com.

Cary, NC – There are lots of tricks to shooting effective pictures for real estate. But when it comes to shooting the exterior of a house, you can’t go wrong with Magic Hour. Read more

Artist Of The Month: Tim Lee

Story by Guest Columnist Cristina Virsida of Cary Visual Art.

Cary, NC – Today, in partnership with Cary Visual Art, we debut Artist of the Month. 

Tim Lee comes from a background in illustration. His work has been called surreal Americana and was recently featured at the Cary Art Ball. Read more

James Taylor Coming to the Cary Arts Center

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Singer-Songwriter James Taylor will be coming to the Cart Arts Center (CAC) on Friday, November 18, 2011 as part of a fundraiser for Barack Obama’s reelection campaign. Tickets are $500. Read more

CVA Art Ball, Friday Nov 4

Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary NC – Friday November 4 is one of Cary’s big dress-up events of the season, the CVA Art Ball. It’s a black-tie affair with dinner, dancing and a silent art auction, all to benefit Cary Visual Art. Read more

Weekend Events: Howlin in the Hood

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Cary Band Day 2010 photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Cary weekends are always amazing. This last weekend in October, the CaryCitizen Calendar of Events fairly howls with amazing. Read more

Pictures: 2011 Cary Diwali!

Cary, NC – When the history of Booth Amphitheatre  is written, Diwali might just turn out to be its most epic chapter. Brooke Meyer was there with a camera for CaryCitizen. Read more