fortnight brewery

The Story of Fortnight Brewery


L –> R Mo Mercado and Stuart Arnold of Fortnight Brewing Co in Cary, NC

Cary, NC- Stuart Arnold and his partners are passionate about beer, specifically about making good beer, and they will be opening the first Cary brewery, Fortnight Brewing Company, very soon on SW Maynard Road in Cary if all goes according to plan. Read more

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Town Hires Ted Boyd as Downtown Manager

downtown manager

Cary, NC – Late last week, Town of Cary announced the hiring of Ted Boyd as the new Downtown Manager. His first day on the job is expected to be September 30, 2013. Read more

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37th Lazy Daze Festival Photos

lazy daze festival

Photos by Brooke Meyer, story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC-  Cary’s Lazy Daze Festival fell on Saturday August 24th, arguably the best weather since the festival began 37 years ago as the brainchild of artist Jerry Miller. Read more

cary art loop

Cary Art Loop Comes Full Circle

cary art loop

Cary, NC – The Cary Art Loop was founded in 2005, but for years the group had no central voice getting the monthly art show information out to the public. The monthly receptions held by the Town at Page-Walker, Town Hall and other public venues were publicized in the Town blasts, but other member galleries seemed paralyzed with a non-functioning website and no central leader to gather info and coordinate the monthly event.

Enter Anthony Miles and Anna Smith, owners of Studio 180, who re-created the group’s website and finished official filing for 501(c)3 non-profit status this Spring.
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Editor’s Journal: Downtown Before the Flood

Cary, NC – I went downtown to see the new movie theater sign and take some pictures. The whole trip had a distinctly antediluvian quality.

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Stones Education Superstore

Stone’s Education Superstore Moves to Cary

Stones Education Superstore

Cary, NC- Cary is known as a family-friendly town and that is precisely why Stone’s Education Superstore is relocating their successful school supply business to the corner of Trinity Road and NC-54 this fall. Read more

Cary Pottery Fires Up in Downtown

Cary PotteryCary, NC – Cary Pottery is firing up downtown. It’s a watershed moment for potter Kenneth Neilsen, but also for downtown Cary and the local arts community. Read more

Business: Matthews House Receives Pinnacle Award


Cary, NC – The Matthews House on West Chatham Street in Cary was recently honored with a Pinnacle Award by the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Read more

Pictures: Cary Train Day 2013


Story and photos by Hal Goodtree. Additional photos by contributor Ian Henshaw.

Cary, NC – The weather was perfect on Saturday for the 2nd annual National Train Day celebration in downtown Cary. Here are a few pictures to remember the day. Read more