Elizabeth’s Gets Storefront Facelift – Town Pays Half

Owner Elizabeth Sullivan and daughter Chelsea outside their newly renovated storefront Elizabeth's in Downtown Cary

Owner Elizabeth Sullivan and daughter Chelsea outside their newly renovated storefront Elizabeth’s in Downtown Cary

story and photo by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC – Thanks to help from the Town of Cary, the owners of Elizabeth’s Home & Garden Shop in Downtown Cary have a spiffy new storefront.   Read more


Cary Beaujolais Wine Celebration


Cary, NC- It’s fall, the leaves are turning and that can only mean one thing:  Cary’s Sister City Association is once again hosting their Beaujolais Wine Celebration. Read more

Harvest Festival a Hit Downtown

2nd annual Downtown Cary Harvest Festival

Over 2200 people attended Harvest Day on Saturday October 26 in Downtown Cary

Story by Lindsey Chester. All photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC- Even though it was the last Saturday of the NC State Fair, crowds flocked to Downtown Cary’s 2nd Annual Harvest Festival for some inexpensive family fun. Read more

Downtown Cary Dining – Fall 2013

downtown-cary- dining

Cary NC- The last stop on the Cary dining tour is downtown. What was once a sleepy scene has grown to more than a dozen eateries. Read more

Academy Street Bistro

Academy Street Bistro: 20 Year Dream Realized

Academy Street Bistro

Cary, NC- For 20 years, Mary Lynn Fitzgerald has been urging her brother-in-law, a chef in New York City, to move to Cary and open a restaurant. Now, with the opening of Academy Street Bistro, her dream has come true.

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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

downtown manager

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

lazy daze festival

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