Weekend Events: All Aboard For Train Day

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Cary, NC – Saturday May 11, 2013 marks the second year that NC Amtrak has chosen the Cary Depot as the location for their area National Train Day celebration. Approximately  1000 folks attended last year, and Cary is now the model for other such celebrations throughout the nation in Amtrak’s move to small town centers rather than big city celebrations. Read more

Pictures: HerbFest 2013

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Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The cool, damp weather that has settled on Cary this Spring continued for Herbfest 2013. But the chilly wind did not dampen spirits at Page-Walker for the most successful and interesting celebration of culinary gardening yet. Read more

May Events in Downtown Cary

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Editor’s Note: On Wednesdays, we usually run a Weekend Events story. Instead, this week we’re running a summary of May events in Downtown Cary by Doc Thorne, President of the Heart of Cary Association. Photo by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – May is shaping-up to be a busy month in Downtown Cary. Grab the family and come Downtown for Herbfest, National Train Day, the Wheels on Academy vintage car festival and lots more. Read more

Downtown Manager Ed Gawf to Leave Post

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Story via Town of Cary email. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – After two years on the job , Downtown Manager Ed Gawf is leaving his post at the end of May to spend more time with his grandchildren. Read more

Business: JustNeem Scores a Hit with Doctor Oz

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Cary, NC- JustNeem, Inc., a company based in Downtown Cary has just announced that they will be moving to a larger location after a large bump in sales following a product appearance on the popular Dr. Oz television show. Read more

Café 121 Opens on East Chatham

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Story and pictures by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – I had a chance to eat lunch at Café 121 a few days ago. One word review: fabulous. Read more

Roundabout Construction Causes Detours In Downtown

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Cary, NC- If you have recently driven into Downtown Cary from the west side of town, you have been sent on a detour through quiet streets you never knew existed. The Town is currently under construction on 2 roundabouts to eliminate the forks in the road at Old Apex and West Chatham, and at Durham Rd and East Chatham. When can drivers expect relief? Read more

Cary Quilting Company Opens Downtown

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Story by Hal Goodtree. Photos from Cary Quilting Company.

Cary, NC – I love quilting. I really do. And I love downtown Cary. Put the two together and you have magic: Cary Quilting Company. Read more

What’s Up Downtown on Thursday

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Story from Downtown correspondent Doc Thorne. Photo from HoCA.

Cary, NC – The Heart of Cary Association will be hosting its first “What’s Up? Downtown!” of the year THIS Thursday, February 21st, at Dorry’s Downtown Deli, 211 E. Chatham Street. Read more

Downtown Park Plans Move Forward

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Cary, NC – Downtown, across from Cary Arts Center, is a 13-acre assemblage of land called The Opportunity Site. That’s because it represents a significant opportunity for the community to put something useful in that space. Now, plans are moving forward to seize the opportunity and create a downtown park.

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