Cooking with Elise at The Matthews House

Cary, NC – The Matthews House is pleased to announce their very first Cooking with Elise at The Matthews House on Tuesday December 11, 2012. Proceeds from the event will go to Dorcas Ministries, located in Cary, NC. Read more

Business: 2012 State of Downtown Cary

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Last year, we reported on six new businesses that opened in Downtown Cary in 2011. This year, a dozen more have opened their doors. In fact, this might be the most transformational year in more than a generation. Read on for our 2012 State of Downtown Cary.

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CaryCitizen Holiday Shopping Guide

Story by Lindsey Chester, official shopper of CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – We are big fans of our local independent retailers and try to support them with our dollars whenever possible. This year Cary welcomed lots of new boutiques and businesses and many of these will be excellent Holiday Gift-Giving resources. Here’s our CaryCitizen Holiday Shopping Guide. Read more

Stonehaven Designs the Gift of Extravagant Love

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – Stonehaven Jewelry‘s owner Ron Lodolz has designed handcrafted jewelry for over 35 years, but it wasn’t until recently that he truly found his calling. It’s called the Gift of Extravagant Love. Read more

Cary Guide to Halloween 2012

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Troy Pickard.

Cary, NC – October in Cary is filled with activities from corn maze fun on area farms to a Town sponsored annual Haunted House and a new Downtown Harvest Festival. Make your ghoulish plans now with our Cary Guide to Halloween 2012. Read more

Boutique Hotel Downtown Moves Ahead

Cary, NC – The talk about a luxury hotel in Downtown Cary took on a more definitive tone with the announcement last week hearlding The Mayton Inn, a planned 45 room property on one acre of land at the corner of Academy and Park.  Read more

Downtown Update: Big HoCA Meeting Planned for Thursday

Story by Doc Thorne. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – The next meeting of the Heart of Cary Association (HoCA) will be held Thursday, September 6th, 8-9AM at Matthew’s House, 317 W. Chatham Street in Downtown Cary. Read more

36th Annual Lazy Daze Festival in Cary This Weekend

Story by Lindsey Chester. File photo by CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – Last year, a hurricane forced the Town of Cary to cancel Lazy Daze for the first time in its 35 year history. This weekend, Lazy Daze returns to Downtown Cary. Get all the details about Cary’s biggest festival right here.

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Outdoor Sculpture Installation Downtown

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photos by Lindsey Chester and Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – Friday morning, under a threatening sky, 12 sculptures made their temporary homes along Academy Street in Downtown Cary. From about 9:30 through the afternoon, the artists and a town crew along with volunteers from Cary Visual Art helped secure each piece of art, as part of the annual juried show known as the Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. The sculptures will call Cary their home through June of 2013. Read more

CIC Graduates First Client: Lawyer Kara Hand

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree, first published on Cary Innovation Center.

Cary, NC – Cary Innovation Center, only open since March, has graduated its first entrepreneurial client: lawyer Kara Hand. Read more