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Academy Street Bistro Open Under New Owner

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Cary, NC – As construction along Academy Street has all but ended, Academy Street Bistro has also opened up after little more than a week. And now, it’s with a new owner, a new menu and new goals. Read more

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Annelore’s German Bakery Breaks Ground

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Cary, NC – For years, Cary has been abuzz about Annelore’s Germany Bakery opening a location downtown. Now, with their official groundbreaking ceremony, Cary residents will soon not have to wait for the farmer’s market to enjoy authentic German baked goods in town. Read more

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Sheila Ogle Receives 2016 Hometown Spirit Award

Cary, NC – Since 2009, Cary has recognized important members of the community with the Hometown Spirit Award. And this year, the award went to someone who has been closely linked with downtown Cary and its development: Sheila Ogle. Read more

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Cary’s Cofounders Lab Marks First Year Downtown

Cary, NC – As Cary’s economy and community grows, more companies and start-ups are looking for ways to keep the town moving. And to help, Cary’s Cofounders Lab has given advice to entrepreneurs and just completed its first year. Read more

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Cary 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Shop Local

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen prides itself on covering what’s happening locally, so when it comes to shopping, that means we support our local independent merchants. Every November, we highlight these local folks with a #ShopLocal story in time for Small Business Saturday – the day after Black Friday.

This year, that date is Saturday, November 25. Take a break from the big box stores, Amazon and malls to “shop small” at locally owned retailers.

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Local Chili Challenge Hits Downtown

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Cary, NC – Sunday’s Downtown Food and Flea will heat up as the second annual Triangle Chili Challenge brings out some of the best chefs in the area to try and make the best chili they can. And you get to try some. Read more

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Registration Open for Tree and Gingerbread House Decorations

Cary, NC – As the weather starts to turn crisp, it’s a sign that the holidays are coming soon. And with the holidays come two Cary traditions with the Gifting Tree Project and the Gingerbread House Competition. Read more

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Coming Films to the Cary Theater – November

Cary, NC – In between the horror movies of October and the bright family movies of December, the Cary Theater will be screening many solid dramas and comedies throughout November. Read more

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Fall Festival 2016 Pictures

Cary, NC – The weather was bright and breezy for the 2016 Fall Festival in downtown Cary. We have the pictures.

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Signature Downtown Clock Falls Down

Cary, NC – If you’ve been losing track of time lately, there may be a good reason for that. Construction along Academy Street revealed little foundation around the downtown clock’s base and it fell over, temporarily putting it out of order.

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